The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


August 26, 2013

Obituaries — Monday, Aug. 26, 2013

Virginia Alls

LINDSIDE — Virginia Alls, 79 of Lindside, passed away Sunday, Aug. 25, 2013.

Arrangements are incomplete at Broyles-Shrewsbury Funeral Home, Peterstown.

Helen V. Coste

LEWISBURG — Helen V. Coste, 92, of Lewisburg, formerly of Hinton, died Friday, Aug. 23, 2013.

Arrangements are pending completion at Pivont Funeral Home, Hinton.

Susie Vass Jones

JUMPING BRANCH — Susie Vass Jones, 59, of Jumping Branch, ended her 27-year battle with cancer at 2:20 p.m. Saturday, August 24, 2013, at her home surrounded by her family and is now home with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.

Born March 16, 1954, at Hinton, she was the daughter of Fred O. and Lillian Davis Vass of Jumping Branch. Member of the First Baptist Church of Hinton, graduate of the Hinton High School Class of 1972 and the WV Tech Nursing Program in 1974. Susie worked as a registered nurse in several hospitals in Summers and Raleigh Counties, her favorite job was as a nurse for home health and she last worked for the Summers Co. Health Department, a lover of animals, her vegetable and flower gardens and collecting mice.

Preceded in death by her father-in-law, Ralph Eugene Jones; paternal grandparents, Robert Lee and Effie Jane Allen Vass; and maternal grandparents, Luther Ray and Nora A. Harvey Davis.

Besides her parents those left to cherish her memory include her husband, Ralph Eugene Jones Jr. of Jumping Branch; two sons, Eric J. Jones and girlfriend Samantha “Sammi” Derringer of Jumping Branch and Brian M. Jones and wife Laurice of Kent, OH; two brothers, Fred R. Vass and wife Brenda and their son Nicholas O. of Nimitz and Richard L. Vass and wife Cathy of Manassas, VA; two sisters, Jennifer E. Ebsworth and husband Andrew and their son Jacob A. of Nokesville, VA, and Rebecca A. Keaton and husband Gary J. and their children Brandi A. and Luke R. of Grandview.

A celebration of life will be held 11 a.m. Tuesday, August 27, 2013, at the First Baptist Church of Hinton with Pastors Ronnie Cobb and Jeff Canterbury officiating. Friends may call from 6 to 9 p.m. Monday at the Ronald Meadows Funeral Parlors in Hinton. At her request she will be cremated and in lieu of flowers donations can be made to Animal Rescue, Animal Shelters or our local ASPCA.

Arrangements are by the Ronald Meadows Funeral Parlors of Hinton.

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