Jane Louise Thomas Jones, age 83, of Ewing, Virginia, formerly of Staunton, Virginia, passed away September 12, 2017 at Tennova Physicians Regional.

She was born February 15, 1934 to the late Jim Syl and Vola Thomas in Ewing, Virginia; later residing in Staunton, Virginia where she lived for 47 years. She was a member of the Ewing Church of the Brethren.

In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by 7 sisters and 3 brothers.

She is survived by the following members of her family, loving husband Curtis Joe Jones of Ewing, Va., sons James Elbert Jones and his wife Jennifer of Natural Bridge, Va., and Jeffrey Curtis Jones of Ewing, Va., grandson Ethan Kyle Jones of Raleigh, N.C., 2 sisters, and 1 brother.

And a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, September 16, 2017 at the Ewing Church of the Brethren, 1357 Frog Level Road, Ewing, Va., with Rev. Frank Turner Jr. and Rev. Norman Clark presiding.

Music will be provided by Organist Betty Lynn Smith, Pianist Candace Jones Lowe, and Soloist Aaron P. Lowe.

Graveside services will follow in the Jones Cemetery, Ewing, Va., with Rev. Frank Turner Jr. and Rev. Ron Wine presiding.

Pallbearers will be Rory N. Williams, Robert N. Williams II, J.P. Shackelford, Aaron P. Lowe, Robert Norman Williams, and Rev. Larry D. Fultz.

The family will receive friends from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Friday, September 15, 2017 at the Green Hills Funeral Home, Middlesboro, Ky.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research, Grand Central Station, New York, N.Y. 10163-4777.

Green Hills Funeral Home, Middlesboro, is entrusted with all arrangements. www.greenhillsfuneralhome.com


  1. Our special song which we sang together as I styled your hair on Saturday mornings will remain ever so beautiful to me just as you will remain beautiful – “Jesus wants me for a Sunbeam, to shine for him each day. In every way try to please him, at home, at work, at play. A sunbeam, a sunbeam, Jesus wants me for a sunbeam. I’ll be a sunbeam for him.” Love, Patsy

  2. The family of Jane is in our thoughts and prayers. We will truly miss this special lady and are thankful that we were able to visit with her and Joe in June. She was like a second mother to me. She was truly a kind and compassionate lady. Love and hugs to the family.

  3. Our thoughts and prayers are with all the family during this time and the days to come. My all you hold all your memories close to heart and remember all the wonderful times together. We will always remember Ms. Jane and the friendship we had with our family!
    With our heartfelt sympathy,
    The Puffenbarger’s,

  4. My heart aches for the loss of this very special lady whom I had the pleasure of having in my life. Thoughts and prayers are with the family. May God’s love bring peace and comfort to all of you during this very difficult time. What a joy in knowing we have a special angel watching over us. Love to all. Debbie

  5. So many memories of you and our children growing up together. Rest my dear friend. There is peace in the valley. May God in his compassion wrap his arms around your family as they transition their new life without your presence. I love you Jane. To Joe, James and Jeff, my prayers during this time of grief.

  6. With a heavy heart Aunt Jane you will be dearly missed. I can’t put into words how much my Dad and your brother Raymond loved you. He would tell me he couldn’t wait for you to call him every Monday to tell him “I Love You “. I love you Aunt Jane.

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