Alice Virginia Jones, 99, of Buckhannon, W.Va., died Saturday, November 28, 2020, at Serenity Care Home in Buckhannon.
She was born December 23, 1920, in Upshur County, W.Va., a daughter of the late Lyman Edwin and Delphia Ellen Loudin Phillips.
On October 3, 1942, she married Burl D. Jones who preceded her in death on May 8, 2005.
In addition to her parents and husband she was preceded in death by her brother, Raymond Phillips.
She is survived by two daughters, Sharon Sheets of Raleigh, N.C. and Debbie Weese and husband David of Buckhannon; one grandson, Brandon Weese and fiancé Nicole Brown of Buckhannon; two granddaughters, Stephanie Haglund and husband Kraig of Raleigh and Jessica Reed and husband Billy of Lost Creek, W.Va.; two great-grandsons, Kody Haglund of Raleigh and Brody Reed of Lost Creek; two great-granddaughters, Aubry Reed of Lost Creek and Gabriella Weese of Buckhannon; one sister, Mable Hupp of Buckhannon and several nieces and nephews.
Mrs. Jones was a librarian and throughout her career worked at the Stonewall Jackson Regional Library, Upshur County Public Library, and the Central Elementary School Library. She was also an avid camper and a member of the Upshur County Pioneers Society, Square Dancers Club, Triple T, Upshur County Historical Society, and the Women of Kiwanis.
Mrs. Jones was a member of Chapel Hill United Methodist Church and was an active participant in the women’s Sunday school class and also served as their librarian. Additionally, she served as the Super Intendent of the Children’s Department at the Central Methodist Church.
Friends will be received Tuesday, December 1, 2020 from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Poling-St. Clair Funeral Home. A funeral service will be held Wednesday at the funeral home with Pastor Adam Burkhammer officiating. In honoring Mrs. Jones’ wishes she will be cremated following the service.
Online condolences may be made to the family at www.polingstclair.com. Poling-St. Clair Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.