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Obituary for Wilma Lois Jones

Wilma Lois Jones of Blue Creek went to be with the Lord on Thursday, August 3, 2023, at the age of 94 surrounded by family.

Wilma was born to Clarence and Gladys Jarrett on December 11, 1928. Her faith played a significant role in her everyday life and the upbringing of her family. She attended Pinch Ridge Community Church in Elkview until she was no longer able, and even then, she remained a devout Christian woman. Prior to her passing, Wilma was a dedicated mother and grandmother for over five generations. In her spare time, she enjoyed many hobbies including quilting with the Busy Homemakers club who would donate the quilt proceeds to the community, cooking and baking for her family and friends, and tending to her garden and flowers at the home that she and her late husband built in Blue Creek.

She was preceded in death by her spouse, Forrest (Red) Jones; her parents; sister, Erma Hardman; and great-grandchild, Caleb White.

She is survived by her 3 sons: Roger White and wife, Nancy; Jim White and wife, Barbara; and Herman (Gary) White; her 5 grandchildren: Lisa White, Jennifer White, Chris White, Grant White, and Kevin White; 4 great-grandchildren: Brooke, Kendra, Chance, and Will; and 3 great-great-grandchildren: Carsyn, Cian, and Caragh, as well as many nieces and nephews.

A funeral service will be at 12:00pm on Tuesday, August 8, 2023 at Hafer Funeral Home with Pastor Steve Arbogast officiating. Burial will follow at Elk Hills Memorial Park in Big Chimney.

Visitation will be from 11:00am-12:00pm on Tuesday, August 8, 2023 at Hafer Funeral Home.

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Arrangements are in the care of Hafer Funeral Home, 50 North Pinch Road, Elkview, WV 25071.