July 22, 1931 - May 10, 2019
Burial Date: May 15, 2019
Virginia Beatrice Elder Jones, 87, of Burlington, N.C passed away Friday, May 10, 2019 at home. She was the wife of the late James E. Jones.
Mrs. Jones was born in Pittsylvania County, July 22, 1931, a daughter of the late George Garland Elder and Lucy Starkey Elder. She was a member of Flat Creek Baptist Church in Lynchburg, attended Naruna High School, before graduating from Oak Ridge High in Tennessee. She was a former employee of the Arlington Hecht Company, working in the hat department. She was also a former employee of J.C. Penney, and the Lynchburg News.
She is survived by two daughters, Gail Hill Clayton (Thomas) of Burlington, N.C., Karen Hill May (David) of Manassas; two grandchildren, Joshua Clayton (Dana) of Whitsett, N.C., Travis Clayton of Burlington, N.C.; one great-grandson, Bryson Terry of Burlington, N.C.; and many wonderful nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by a son, Ted Williams Hill; four brothers, George, John, Joseph, and Robert Elder; two sisters, Cornelia Brown, Pauline Tibbs.
A funeral service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday, May 15, 2019 at Henderson Funeral Home Chapel by the Rev. Johnny Roberts with interment to follow in Wickliffe Cemetery.
The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at Henderson Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Brookneal.