Obit: Jones, Mary Virginia (1928 - 2014)

Contact: Robert Lipprandt 

Surnames: Armstrong, Devers, Downey, Fasano, Heier, Jones, Kirby, Martin, Mathews, Megeath, Sealock, Sonak, Stokes, Winn, Wrench

----Source: The Star News (Medford, WI) 12/2/2014

Jones, Mary Virginia (Martin) Heier (22 NOV 1928 - 6 DEC 2014)

Mary Virginia Heier Jones, 86, of Front Royal, Va., passed away on Saturday, Dec. 6, 2014 in her home.

A Mass of Christian Burial was held on Wednesday, Dec. 10 at St. John the Baptist Roman Catholic Church in Front Royal, conducted by the Rev. Jerome Fasano. Burial followed at Prospect Hill Cemetery.

Mrs. Jones was born in Front Royal on Nov. 22, 1928, the daughter of the late Tyson E. and Eva E. (Kirby) Martin. She attended Warren County High School. She was employed by A&P Co., retiring after 33 years. She was a member of St. John the Baptist Roman Catholic Church.

She is survived by her children, Diane "Dee" Stokes of Front Royal and her husband, Andy, Todd A. Heier of Edinburg and his wife, Michelle, Sandy Heier of New Bern, N.C., Jerry Heier of Mineral, Va., and his wife, Brenda, Douglas L. Jones of Winchester, Va., and his wife, Kacey, Diane Armstrong of Columbus, Ohio, Barbara Downey of Columbus, and Carolyn Wrench of Minneapolis, Minn., and her husband, Steve; a brother, Charles Martin of West Palm Beach, Fla.; 10 granddaughters; six grandsons; nine great-grandchildren; and a daughter-in-law, Karen Heier of Front Royal.

Mrs. Jones was preceded in death by her first husband, Douglas W. Heier, to whom she was married for over 47 years; her second husband, Robert "Bob" D. Jones, to whom she was married for 15 years; a son, Gary Eugene Heier; two sisters, Jeanette and Mildred; and three brothers, Robert Earl, William and Bob.

Pallbearers were Tom Megeath, Gene Mathews, Mike Sealock, and grandsons, Travis Heier, Christopher Heier and Matthew Heier.

Honorary pallbearers were Buck Sealock, Buddy Devers, Will Sonak, Stan Winn and Craig Winn.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. John the Baptist Roman Catholic Church Building Fund, 120 W. Main St., Front Royal, Va. 22630, or to Blue Ridge Hospice, 333 W. Cork St., Winchester, Va. 22601.



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