Crewe Elliott Jones (8 Years Old) of Stewardson


Published on May 22 2020 7:47 am

Crewe Elliott Jones, 8 years old, of Stewardson, IL, passed away at 5:19 p.m. Tuesday, May 19, 2020 in HSHS St. Anthony’s Memorial Hospital, Effingham, IL.

A drive-thru visitation will be held on Sunday, May 24, 2020 from 1:00-5:00 p.m. at Grace Lutheran Church in Strasburg, IL The drive-thru line for the visitation will form by turning off of Route 32 and going east on 900 N Road at the south edge of Strasburg. Cars will then be directed to the church by the staff. A drive-in funeral will be held at 1:00 p.m. Monday, May 25, 2020 at Grace Lutheran Church in Strasburg, IL. Burial will be in Stewardson Cemetery, Stewardson, IL. Memorials may be given to Trinity Lutheran School in Stewardson or to the Village of Stewardson for the Park Playground Fund. Arrangements are by Howe and Yockey Funeral Home in Strasburg, IL.

Crewe was born on April 10, 2012, the son of Christopher Andrew Jones and Kathlyn Maurine (Yakey) Jones. He was baptized into the Christian faith on June 24, 2012 at Grace Lutheran Church, Strasburg, IL by Reverend Michael Mohr. He had just finished his second grade year at Trinity Lutheran School, in Stewardson. He had unwavering love for his family and dog, Bullet. He also loved to be outside hunting, fishing, and riding bikes. Crewe also loved to play basketball and baseball. His other great love was candy! Crewe had the best smile with big dimples, the wackiest sense of style and gave the biggest hugs.

Crewe is survived by his loving parents: Christopher Andrew Jones and Kathlyn Maurine (Yakey) Jones. His loving siblings, who will miss him dearly: Eli Charles Jones and Adalynn Rose Maurine Jones. Adoring grandparents: John and Shary Yakey, Jerry and Merna Jones, both of Stewardson. Great-Grandparents who loved him dearly: William R. Yakey, Sr. and Zola Jeannette Klepzig, both of Stewardson. Aunts and Uncles, who loved him like their own: Matthew and Nichole Jones of Effingham, Michelle and Justin Ellis of Emden, Jennifer and Kurt Bible of Stewardson, and Abbey and Alex Fischer of Herrin. His cousins, who were also his best friends and biggest fans: Jarrett, Noah and Logan Jones of Effingham; Cohen, Harper and Grant Ellis of Emden; Brody and Riley Bible of Stewardson; and Anthony and Ashtyn Fischer of Herrin. He is also survived by a host of great aunts and uncles with so many cousins who loved him dearly.

Crewe was preceded in death by: his great-grandparents, Charles and Retha Brehmer, Kathlyn Yakey, Wayne Klepzig and Aubrey and Lora Mae Jones. The sparkle in Crewe’s eye and his big belly laughs are something we will never forget.

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