The Jones Funeral Homes in Dixon was founded in April 1897 when Royal and Celia Jones opened the business in a storefront in the Dixon business district. In December 1904 Mr. Jones died at the age of 34 and Celia the mother of 6 children and one of first licensed woman funeral directors in the State of Illinois carried on with the business. In 1927 her son J. Willard Jones joined her in the operation of the funeral home until he died as a result of an auto accident in November of 1947 at the age of 46.
Gathering with friends and family gives everyone the opportunity to share memories, express emotions, and find comforting support. Whether you choose burial or cremation; whether you select a formal funeral or a more relaxed memorial service, the need for acknowledgment of the loss with family and friends is ever present. We can help you create a unique meaningful ceremony to express the genuine individuality of your loved one.
Should you be interested in preplanning your funeral service, you can be sure your legacy will be protected and that you may have peace of mind. This location has proudly served the area with exceptional care for years and will help guide your family through funeral etiquette, individualize your tribute, funeral costs, directions to cemeteries, guestbook, online obituary creation, and telling your life story.
Situated in Dixon, Illinois and 2.5 miles from town center of Dixon, this business is within Lee County and assists the surrounding neighborhoods of: Prairieville, Walton, Grand Detour, Nelson, Franklin Grv, Brookville, Stratford, Binghampton, Shaws, Maytown, Yeoward Addition, Yeowardville, Coleta, Mt Morris, Limerick, Paynes Point, Honey Creek, Haldane, Thomas, and Hahnaman.
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