Maurice Lee Jones, 87, of Danville, WV closed his eyes in death only to open them in Heaven on January 5, 2014.
He was born April 5, 1926 and was a son of the late Norman L. and Nettie P. Lewis Jones. In addition to his parents he was also preceded in death by his first wife, Ilene Miller Jones; and his second wife, Ann P. Miller Jones.
He was a retired brakeman from CSX Rail Road.
He is survived by his daughter, Kathy (John) Nester of Danville; stepsons , Robert (Jackie) Miller of Rock Creek and Curtis (Patty) Miller of White House, Tennessee; two grandchildren, John Sherman Nester of Moundsville, WV, Rachel Ilene (Ron) Howard of Lindytown, WV; eight great-grandchildren; three brothers, Joel Jay Jones and Janet of Amissville, VA, Norman Lewis Jones and Nancy of Princeton, WV and Marty Jones and Darlene of West Madison, WV.
A special thanks to Hospice, the staff and doctors at Boone Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Danville.
A graveside service was held January 10, 2014 at Memory Gardens, Low Gap with the Rev. Terry Walker officiating.
Arrangements by Handley Funeral Home, Danville.