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June 7, 2014

Roy Franklin Jones

STEELES — Roy Franklin Jones, 69, of Steeles, WV, passed away Thursday, June 5, 2014, at Raleigh General Hospital in Beckley, WV.

Roy was born September 7, 1945, in Hensley, WV, a son of the late Verlin and Hilda Lester Jones. He was a retired coal miner and of the Baptist faith.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by a daughter, Tabitha Murphy and a stepdaughter, Tammy Ward.

Survivors include his wife Alice Jones of the home; two great grandchildren, Chloe and Trey also of the home; a daughter, Pamela Finley of Princeton, WV, a stepdaughter, Sherry Richmond of Huff Creek, WV, a stepson, Stevie Deskins also of Huff Creek, WV; three grandchildren, five step grandchildren, five great grandchildren, eight step great grandchildren; one brother, Darrell Jones of Maitland, WV; and three sisters, Jenny England and Rhonda Shumate both of Hensley, WV, and Betty Collins of Iaeger, WV.

Funeral services will be conducted Sunday, May 8, 2014, at 12 noon , with the Reverend Dennis Lester and the Reverend Gary Walker officiating at the Chapel of Fanning Funeral Home in Iaeger, WV. Burial will follow in Palm Memorial Gardens at Matheny, WV. Serving as pallbearers will be family and friends.

Friends may visit with the family at the Chapel of Fanning Funeral Home in Iaeger, WV, Saturday evening, June 7, 2014 from 6 to 9 p.m. where an evening service will be conducted at 7 p.m.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.fanningfuneralhomes.com

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