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November 28, 2013

Obituaries — Thursday, November 28, 2013


John Franklin Fisher

John Franklin Fisher, 86, of Charleston, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2013, at Eastbrook Nursing facility in Charleston following an extended illness.

Services to celebrate the life of John will be conducted at noon Saturday, Nov. 30, 2013, at the Long and Fisher Funeral Home Chapel in Sissonville with Rev. Gerald Lanham officiating.

Interment will follow at Floral Hills Garden of Memories, Sissonville where military graveside rites will be conducted.

Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday at Long and Fisher Funeral Home.

Online condolences, floral tributes, and other expressions of sympathy are available to the family via

Arrangements with Long and Fisher Funeral Home, 6837 Sissonville Drive in Sissonville.

Ernie Daris Jones Sr.

On Monday, Nov. 25, 2013, the Lord called Ernie Daris Jones Sr. home to be with his beloved wife, Ruby Lilly Coffman Jones.

Born on April 11, 1932, at Abraham, he was the son on the late Juddie Daris and Effie Mae Kelly Jones.

Mr. Jones was a retired surveyor for Pentree, Inc. He attended Christ Fellowship and he loved trains, coal mining, and enjoyed spending time with people.

Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by devoted wife, Ruby Lilly Coffman Jones; and son, Mark Allen Jones.

Left to cherish his memory is his son, Ernie Daris Jones, Jr. and his wife, Jean, of Brooklyn; two sisters, Betty Lou Sears, of Brooklyn, and Barbara Wilson, of Chicago, Ill.; two grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and lots of special nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 30, 2013, at Dodd-Payne-Hess Funeral Home, Fayetteville, with Pastor Robert Morey officiating. Burial will follow at Cunard Cemetery.

The family will receive friends one hour before the funeral on Saturday.

For those wishing to express their condolences to the Jones family, you may do so by visiting our website at

Dodd-Payne-Hess Funeral Home, 350 W. Maple Avenue, Fayetteville, will be assisting the family.

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