November 28, 1934 – May 16, 2018

Mitzi Jo Jones, 83, of Washington, Ill, formerly of West Liberty, passed away at 8:35 p.m. on Wednesday, May 16, 2018 at Reflections Memory Care in Washington, IL

Funeral service will be at 11 a.m., on Tuesday, May 22, 2018 in the chapel of Thrasher Family Funeral Home. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service. Burial will be at Haven Hill Memorial Gardens in Olney. Pastor David Starr will be officiating. Memorials can be sent to Transitions Hospice 12040 Raymond Ct., Huntley, IL 60142 in memory of Mitzi Jo Jones. Family and friends can sign Mitzi’s online guestbook at

Mitzi was born on November 28, 1934, in Olney, the daughter of Walter and Alice (Sprague) Fallert.

She worked as a nurse for many years. She was a Methodist by faith. She enjoyed making crafts and attending craft shows. She played the piano and wrote her own music. She also enjoyed writing poetry, reading books, and sewing. She will be sadly missed by her family, friends and all who knew her.

Mitzi is survived by her two sons, Ricke (Jane) Fritschle of Flora and Scott (Sheri) Fritschle of Flora; daughter Greta (John) Waggle of Olney; 7 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents Walter and Alice Fallert, daughter Gina Rennier and infant daughter Kathryn Fritschle.