Norma Jean Jones, 79, a resident of Route 4, Philippi, passed away Sunday, June 30, 2013, in United Hospital Center.
She was born Aug. 6, 1933, in Barbour County, a daughter of the late Noel A. and Georgie Andrick Poling.
Norma was united in marriage May 2, 1951 to Ralph Lee Jones, who preceded her in death March 15, 2010.
Surviving are one daughter, Valli Davis and husband, Rocky, of Philippi; two sons, Tom Jones and wife, Mary, of Mill Creek and Richard Jones and wife, Jackie, of Belington; six sisters and two brothers, Dorothy Daugherty and husband, Hugh, of Philippi, Mary Burner and husband, Olen "Bud," of Marietta, Ohio, Noel Poling and wife, Linda, of Salamanca, N.Y., Carol Schreckengost and husband, Bill, of Salamanca, N.Y., Virgil Poling of Salamanca, N.Y., Donna Stevens and husband, Raymond, of Sierra Vista, Ariz., Sharon Johnson and husband, Carl Davis, of Tennessee, and Nancy Pierce and husband, Larry, of Salamanca, N.Y.; nine grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.
Norma was preceded in death by two sisters, Theressa Weidlich and Ruth Carter; and a sister-in-law, Sue Poling.
She worked as a nurse's aide at Broaddus Hospital, was the owner and operator for the Lady Slipper and also was a homemaker. Norma enjoyed quilting, Bible study and, most of all, her family. She was a member of Union Church of Christ.
Friends will be received at Wright Funeral Home, 216 N. Walnut St. in Philippi Wednesday, July 3, from 4 to 8 p.m. and Thursday from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., the service hour, with Evangelist R.D. Ice officiating. Interment will follow in Belington Fraternal Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Union Church of Christ, Rt. 1 Box 275 C, Philippi, WV 26416. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.wrightfuneralhomeservices.com.