Farming Rural 13

Denzil Delano Jones, Sr.

April 2, 1937 ~ May 17, 2022 (age 85)

Obituary

Denzil Delano Jones, Sr., 85, St. Marys, WV, passed away Tuesday, May 17, 2022 at home surrounded by family. Born on the family farm in Rowlesburg, WV, on April 2, 1937, he was a son of the late Jesse and Clara Bolyard Jones. He was a 1956 graduate of Rowlesburg High School. He was a member of Mt. Pleasant Church in St. Marys. Denzil worked for Hollers Freedom Warehouse & Trucking for many years and also hauled steel for Kelly Steel for the building of the Pleasants County Power Plant. He was an avid hunter, fisherman and enjoyed farming with his tractor and his side by side.

 

He is survived by his children, Debra (Charles) Keefer, Port Tobacco, MD, Mark (Karen) Jones, Bruceton Mills, WV, Roxanna (Donald) Turton, Amherst, OH, Robyn Jones, Friendly, WV, and Denzil, Jr. (Diane), Sistersville, WV; step-daughter, Suzan Harper; four grandchildren, Jeff Keefer, Alyssa Turton, McKenna Turton, and Cole Jones; four great-grandchildren, Olivia and Victoria Keefer, Kora Cox, and Leah Jones; sister, Wanda Kidwell, Levels, WV; step-grandchildren, Chris, Mike, Amanda, David, Lacey, Kelly, and Jake; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, wife Sallie on April 3, 2022, step-daughter, Sallie Jane Fauss, and siblings, Elsworth, Harold, Aldene Clark, Betty Wiedner, and Lucille Hughes.


 Services in St. Marys, WV, will be 7:00 P.M. Friday, May 20, 2022 at Ingram Funeral Home with Pastor Jimmy Taylor officiating. Friends may call from 5 to 7 P.M. Friday at the funeral home. 

 

Services in Rowlesburg, WV, will be 3:00 P.M. Saturday, May 21, 2022 at Burke Chapel with Pastor Jimmy Taylor officiating. Burial will follow in Mt. Sarah Cemetery, Rowlesburg, WV. Friends may call from 1 to 3 P.M. Saturday at Burke Chapel. The Burke Funeral Home & Crematory in Rowlesburg is honored to assist the Jones family.. 

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Services

Visitation
Saturday
May 21, 2022

1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Burke Funeral Home
24 Chestnut Street
Rowlesburg, WV 26425

Funeral Service
Saturday
May 21, 2022

3:00 PM
Burke Funeral Home
24 Chestnut Street
Rowlesburg, WV 26425

Interment
Saturday
May 21, 2022

4:00 PM
Mt. Sarah Cemetery, Rowlesburg

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