IRENE "KATIE" JONES-WHITIS, 82 of Sidney, passed away Thursday, September 16, 2021 at 1:24 PM at Shelby Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation. She was born on April 22, 1939 in Somerset, Kentucky, the daughter of the late Tulla and Lina (Phillips) Haynes. She married Glen D. Jones who preceded her in death. She married Earl H. Whitis who also preceded her in death.
She is survived by four children, Glenda (Randy) Wise, Rickey D. Jones, Gerri L. (Kevin) Studebaker, and JoAnn Neer all of Sidney, one sister, Della Elizabeth Slater of Kokomo, IN, six grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren, and one great-great-grandchild. She was preceded in death by six siblings, Grover and George Haynes, Eva Bishop, Helen Dixon, Harold Haynes, and Jane Brantley.
Katie retired from Copeland Corporation in Sidney, and was a member of Northtowne Church of God.
The Family would like to extend a special thank you to Kate Jones, Gretchen Christy, and the staff of Shelby Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation for the love and care given to Katie.
Funeral Services will be held Tuesday, September 21, 2021 at 1 PM at Cromes-Edwards Funeral Home with Rev. Tim Bartee officiating. Burial will follow at Cedar Point Cemetery in Pasco. The family will receive friends on Tuesday from 11 AM until the time of service.
Memorials may be made to American Cancer Society and American Kidney Foundation. Condolences may be expressed to the Jones-Whitis family at the funeral home's website, www.cromesfh.com
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