Virginia L. Jones, 69, of Citrus Springs, FL., passed away Saturday evening, January 11, 2013 at her sister's residence in Greenville.
She was born April 17, 1944 in Ft. Wayne, IN, daughter of the late Ralph M. and Byrdine (Hunter) Byrd.
Virginia had spent several years as a secretary/teacher's aide for the Randolph Eastern School Corporation. After retirement from the schools, she had worked at Walmart in Greenville, OH and in Florida. She was raised in the Teegarden Congregational Church and later in life attended the Hillgrove Federated Church. She was a former member of the Order of Eastern Star.
She is survived by her husband of 51 years, Richard F. Jones, whom she married June 2, 1962; two daughters, Melissa (Tony) Harter of Union City, IN, and Melynda (Richard) Ludwick of Indianapolis; grandchildren, Leanna (Cameron) Vaughn, Leslie Harter, Christianne Ludwick, and Richard "Richy" Ludwick, II; and three sisters, Josephine Lehman of Greenville, Sue Byrd of Sun City Center, FL, and Carol (Jack) Bubeck of Greenville.
A celebration of Virginia's life will be held at 6 p.m., Thursday, January 16, at the Wesley United Methodist Church, 515 W. Oak St., Union City, IN with Pastor Terry Haworth officiating.
The family will receive friends at the church Thursday from 4:30 p.m. till 6 p.m. They requests that memorial contributions be given to the United Network for Organ Sharing, PO Box 2484, Richmond, VA 23218.
Arrangements have been entrusted with the Oliver-Floyd Funeral Home in Greenville.
Condolences may be left for the family at www.oliverfloyd.com