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Delmer Franklin Jones, age 86, of Golden Harvest Nursing Home, Welch, WV died on Friday, February 23, 2018 at Golden Harvest.
Born on May 23, 1931 in Vivian, WV, he was a son of the late Milburn and Clara Patrick Jones. He had worked in grocery sales and as a caretaker. He had last attended the Bluewell Baptist Church and had lived in West Virginia most of his life.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by an infant daughter, Linda Sue Jones; a daughter Blinda Hamilton; brothers, Jimmy Jones Jr., Bobby Jones and James Willard Jones.
Survivors include: Son: Russell Jones of Bluewell; Daughters: Karen Rutherford and husband Robert of Bluewell, Dreama Hicks and husband Mervin of Princeton; Grandchildren: Joel Hicks and wife Angela of Salem, VA, William Hicks of Princeton, Jenny Hicks of Princeton, Alecia Lester and husband David of Bluefield, Melissa Hatfield and husband Edward of Princeton, Kara Burnette and husband Gregory of Bluefield, Alex Hamilton of Princeton, Christopher Hamilton and wife Ella of Princeton, Brandon Jones of Huntington, WV; 14 Great-Grandchildren and 6 Great-Great-Grandchildren; Sisters: Shirley Bibey of Maryland, Shelby Whitteker of Florida; Sisters-in-Law: Sue Jones of Maryland, Evelania Jones of Wisconsin, Ada Jones of Pennsylvania; Son-in-Law: Wylie Hamilton of Princeton.
Friends may call on Saturday, February 24, 2018 from 6-8 PM at the Cravens-Shires Funeral Home in Bluewell. Interment will be at Woodlawn Memorial Park in Bluewell.
The family is accepting online condolences at www.cravens-shires.com.
The Cravens-Shires Funeral Home, 3431 Coal Heritage Road is in charge of arrangements.
Published on February 23, 2018
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