Della Annette Jones

Ga. — Della Annette Jones (D. Ann) 83, formerly of Clinton, passed away peacefully on February 16, 2023, at her home in Georgia, surrounded by her family.

Born on July 30, 1939, in Hot Springs Ark., D. Ann moved with her family to Clinton, in 1970.  During her 40-plus-year career as a central Illinois educator, she taught at Clinton High School, Richland College, Lincoln College and Millikin University. She enjoyed teaching at all levels and was inspired by her students and colleagues.

D. Ann is survived by her husband, Morton Thompson; daughter Wendy Jones (Lynn), of Newnan Ga.; grandson Taylor Bennett (Regina), of Palmetto, Ga.; granddaughter Carly Jones, of New York, City, N.Y, and great-granddaughter Helen Bennett.

Per D. Ann’s wishes, there will be no visitation or funeral. In lieu of flowers, D. Ann requested donations be sent to Heartland Theater, P.O. Box 104, Bloomington IL 61702.   

“If I ever caused you a heartache or sadness, that was not my intent, I apologize. If I helped you in any way,  Baby pass it on.”