The Hancock-Henderson Quill, Inc.

Meet Your Neighbor

by Christy Kienast/The Quill

Meet your neighbor Tiffany Alton of La Harpe and Macomb. Tiffany is the daughter of Donna and the late Steven Jones of La Harpe. She was born on May 16, 1980 in Hanover Park, a suburb of Chicago. The family moved to La Harpe in 1998.

Tiffany attended Lake Park High School from 1994 to 1997 and graduated from La Harpe High School in 1998.

She has attended Gem City College, Spoon River College, Carl Sandburg and she will be attending John Wood this fall.

Right now, Tiffany is unemployed, but enjoys babysitting and pet sitting. Tiffany loves working with animals and will be attending John Wood to be a "Vet Technician".

Tiffany is married to Michael Alton, 36, who was born and raised in Macomb. They were married on June 20, 2010. Michael is a CNA at Heartland Healthcare in Macomb.

Tiffany has one son, Matthew Jones-White, 14, born on March 7, 2000. He attends Peatone Junior High School in Frankfurt, IL and is in the eighth grade.

She has one brother, Jared Jones who lives in La Harpe with his wife Jenny and daughter, Mallory Mehaffey, 9. She also has one sister, Elizabeth Cole and her husband, John of Middletown, Iowa.

Tiffany is the granddaughter of Mildred and the late Harold Jones of La Harpe and Jean and the late Charles Bunch of Blandinsville.

Tiffany was in the Navy Reserves from 2002-2005. She was also an EMT for La Harpe Ambulance service from 2002-2007. One of Tiffany's favorite memories is from high school when the marching band won Grand Nationals in 1996. Her favorite vacation memory is going to Florida and South Dakota with family. While in the reserves she went to New Orleans by herself and had fun with her shipmates.

During her spare time, Tiffany enjoys cross-stitch/arts and crafts, jigsaw puzzles, some sewing projects, reading and watching movies, and riding horses when able. Tiffany also enjoys spending time with her cats, Cloey Mama, and her babies-Snowball, Kit, and Cinder, whom she helped deliver.