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Irene Durham Jones, 96, of London, Ky., widow of Shade L. Jones, passed away on Sunday, Aug. 28, 2016, at her residence. 
She leaves behind one sister, Anna Lee Smith; nieces and nephews, Larry Jones of Menomonie, Wisc., Wayne Parrott of London, Vickie Arnold, Sherry Webb, and Mike Smith, all of Mt. Vernon, Ky.; plus a host of great nieces, nephews and other family and friends to mourn her passing.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Shade L. Jones; parents, Matt and Maggie Durham and two sisters, Lucille Parrott and Imogene Jones.
She was a retired first grade teacher with Bush school, having taught thousands of students throughout her career in the dedication of education; a member of Lick Fork Baptist Church and was loved and adored by all who knew her.  She will be greatly missed.
The family will receive friends after 6 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 1, at House-Rawlings Funeral Home.
Funeral service for Irene Durham Jones will be conducted at 1 p.m. Friday, Sept. 2, in the chapel of House-Rawlings Funeral Home with Gary Kirby officiating. 
Burial will follow in the Rough Creek Cemetery.
Published on August 30, 2016
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