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“Sorry to hear of your loss ”
1 of 14 | Posted by: Jane Buskirk Mercier - Friend

“I'm so sorry to hear the loss of your Mother You all are in my thoughts ”
2 of 14 | Posted by: Melvin Cottrill - Chillicothe, OH

“Gary and Diane, I'm so sorry for the loss. ”
3 of 14 | Posted by: Kathy Waldron Williamson - OH

“So very sorry to hear of her passing. ”
4 of 14 | Posted by: Bob Rannells - Albany, OH

“We were sorry to hear-she was a sweet person. You all are in our thoughts and prayers. ”
5 of 14 | Posted by: Teresa Bierhup - Wellston, OH

“I am so sorry for your loss ”
6 of 14 | Posted by: Linda Cockle de Sanchez - VA

“Dear familyI am so sorry for your loss. I rember fondly our times at your house for 4-H and Farm Bureau meetings. I know she will be missed greatly....Read More »
7 of 14 | Posted by: Paul Brown - Jackson, OH

“I will cherish the memories I made with this very special lady these last few months and everything IN BETWEEN! GO REST high Bimmy I love you ”
8 of 14 | Posted by: Carly Buxton - Wilkesville, OH

“So sorry for your lost. She was a very nice lady. ”
9 of 14 | Posted by: Jane Zinn - Hamden, OH - Friend

“So sorry to hear about the passing of your beautiful mother. She was a wonderful lady that loved her family and her farm life! I will always...Read More »
10 of 14 | Posted by: Teresa Miller - Amanda, OH

“I'm so very sorry to her of your Mom's passing. She was such a wonderful person and will be truly missed. ”
11 of 14 | Posted by: Vickie Martlet-Keating - Hamden n, OH

“Jennifer and family, So very sorry to read of your mom's passing. You were blessed with a wonderful mother. Cherish your memories. Sending...Read More »
12 of 14 | Posted by: Mary Ginter - Wellston, OH

“Aunt Eleanor will be missed. Love and hugs to all of the family. ”
13 of 14 | Posted by: Stacy Zeiger - Bridgeton, NJ

“Very sorry for your loss. ”
14 of 14 | Posted by: Yolanda Queen - Jackson, OH


Eleanor L. Jolly, age 90, of Wellston, passed away peacefully Sunday, August 20, 2017 at her home. She was born September 1, 1926 in Wellston, Ohio to the late Homer E. Jones and Edith M. Camink Jones. Eleanor was a 1944 graduate of Wellston High School and also a graduate of Springfield Business College. She was a secretary at the former McNally Pittsburg Manufacturing in Wellston, but most of all, throughout her life she was a loving wife, mother and homemaker. Eleanor attended the Hamden United Methodist Church and was a member of the Wellston Chase Chapter #162 Order of the Eastern Star and the Washington Township Grange. She always enjoyed cooking for her family and those who worked on the family farm. Eleanor is survived by her children, Gerald Rex "Gary" Jolly (Diane) of Wellston, Thomas Kent Jolly (Nancy) of Wellston, Kelvin Lee Jolly (Tami) of Moundsville, W.Va., Jennifer June Priest (Howie) of Columbus and Beth Ann Baker (Tom) of Delaplane Virginia; siblings, Herb Jones of Plain City, Marilyn Taylor of Wellston, Florace Morrow of Columbus, Marcy Newvahner of Jackson and Richard Jones of Ashville; sister-in-law, Ruth Jolly of Wheelersburg; along with 9 grandchildren, 9 great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. Besides her parents, Eleanor was preceded in death by her husband of 58 years, George Rex Jolly in 2008; grandson, Scott Howard Priest; brother, Robert E. Jones; and sisters, Phyllis Miller and Geraldine "Gerry" Ponn. Calling hours will be Thursday from 4 to 7 P.M. at the McWilliams Funeral Home in Wellston. Funeral service will be Friday at 1 P.M. at the McWilliams Funeral Home with Pastor Dan Smith and Rex Holzapfel officiating. Burial will follow in the Ridgewood Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate memorial contributions in Eleanor's name be given to the Jackson County Fair Board, P.O. Box 382, Wellston, Ohio 45692. Online condolences can be sent to the family at www.mcwilliams-funeralhome.com.