Allen Barker Jones, age 86 of Robinson, IL, died at 4:55 p.m. on December 1, 2005 at Cotillion Ridge Nursing Center, Robinson. He was born April 28, 1919 in Willow Hill, IL the son of Everett and Mary (Smith) Jones. Allen worked for Case Pottery from 1950 to 1984.

He is survived by 3 sons and a daughter-in-law, Douglas and Judy Jones, Oblong, Daniel Jones, Belleville, IL and Darrell Jones and Teresa, Robinson; 4 daughters and sons-in-law, Diane Jones, Sumner, IL, Doris and Barry Caywood, Flat Rock, Dorcas and Jack Livingston, Palestine and Debbie and Wayne Powell, Evansville, IN; a sister, Lois Jourdan, Palestine; and several grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

Allen married Sarah Marie "Betty" Henry on November 15, 1945 and she preceded him in death on September 25, 1989. He was also preceded by his parents; a son, David Jones; a grandson, Jackie Lee Livingston; a brother, Wesley Jones; and a daughter-in-law, Pam Jones.

Funeral services will be held 1:00 p.m. on Monday, December 5th, at the Goodwine Funeral Home in Robinson with Ronnie Crawford officiating. Burial will follow in the Mounds Cemetery, Willow Hill. Friends may call from 4-6 p.m. Sunday, at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association, with envelopes available at the funeral home.