The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


December 8, 2012

Obituaries — Saturday, Dec. 8, 2012


Vernon Adolphius Jones

MOUNT HOPE — Mr. Vernon Adolphius Jones, 63, of Mt. Hope died Tuesday, December 4, 2012, at Bowers Hospice House after a short illness.

Born May 29,1949, in Kaymor, WV, he was the son of the late Elbert and Rosa Jackson Jones.

Mr. Jones was a member of Price Hill Baptist Church, and an Army veteran. He also graduated from Mt. Hope High School with honors and worked at Day and Night garage.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister Barbara Johnson, and granddaughter, Carrie Katherin Jones.

Those left to cherish his precious memories are wife, Rita Jones (Walton) of Mt. Hope; daughters, Misty Jones of Beckley, WV; Michelle Jones and Snisia Jones both of Mt. Hope, WV; brothers, Elbert Jones of Beckley, WV; Bobbie (Lisa) Wilson of Hinton, WV; Neal (Karen) Jones of Denver, CO; and Micheal (Donna) Jones of Beckley, WV; sisters, Bertha (Leroy) Deering of Maryland; Edith (Nathan) Moore of Ohio; and Elestyne (Ralph) Walton of Martinsburg, WV; 13 grandchildren, 1 great-grandchild, and a host of other relatives and friends.

Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Monday, December 10, 2012, at Mt. Zion Baptist Church, 142 Mool Avenue, Beckley, WV, with Rev. William R. Stevens and Rev. Nelson Staples III officiating. Burial will follow in Greenwood Memorial Park, Beckley.

Friends may call two hours prior to the service at the church.

Condolences may be e-mailed to

Arrangements entrusted to Ritchie & Johnson Funeral Parlor, Beckley.

William L. Latta

William L. Latta, 91, of Beckley passed away Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2012.

There will be no services at this time.

Submitted by Blue Ridge Funeral Home, 5251 Robert C. Byrd Drive, Beckley.

Stella Marie Lively

Stella Marie Lively, 94, of Beckley, died Friday, Dec. 7, 2012.

Arrangements incomplete at Rose and Quesenberry Funeral Home in Beckley.

Claudeo Frederick Mays

Claudeo Frederick Mays, 52, of Beckley, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2012.

Arrangements are pending completion at Rose and Quesenberry, 1901 S. Kanawha St., Beckley.

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