M. Jane Bligh, 82, passed away on April 21, 2021 at her home. She was born on July 24, 1938 to Martin & Helen (Cheatum) Barber in Sparta, IL. She married Donald Bligh in Jerseyville. She was a secretary for Olin and was a member of the First Presbyterian Church. She enjoyed gardening, sewing, camping, playing the piano and the organ. She is survived by her children: Kelly Sibley of Alton, Amy Settle of Jerseyville, Thomas A. Dewey of Willowbrook, IL; her grandchildren: Alex Sibley, Morgan Harlan, Dana Lee Settle, Errin Settle, and Courtney Torres; her great-grandchildren: Laney & Lillian Harlan, and Maverick Sibley; her siblings: Joe M. Barber of Sun City, Florida and Anna Lee Barber of Jerseyville. She is preceded in death by her parents, husband, and son: Patrick M.L. Dewey. A visitation will be held on Wednesday April 28, 2021 from 6:00 pm – 6:30 pm at Jerseyville First Presbyterian Church. A memorial service will be held on Wednesday, April 28, 2021 at 6:30 pm at Jerseyville First Presbyterian Church. Pastor Jeff Ott will be officiating the service. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Riverbend Humane Society.
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