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Alvin "Speck" Jacob Jones

May 6, 1918 ~ June 23, 2019 (age 101)


Alvin Jacob “Speck” Jones, 101, of Elk Garden, WV, passed away on Sunday, June 23, 2019, at Piney Valley Nursing Center, Keyser, WV.

Born May 6, 1918, in Maysville, WV, he was the son of the late Ulysses and Gracie (Hawk) Jones. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Lois Ethel (Keplinger) Jones; four brothers and their wives, John Jones and wife, Piddle; Emmitt Jones and wife, Pauline; Buck Jones and wife, Esther; Lester Jones and wife, Edna; two sisters and their husbands, Alma Weimer and husband, Paul; Anne Layman and husband, Huck.

Alvin was self-employed and worked as a farmer. He was a timberman his whole life.

He is survived by two sons, Ronald Everly Jones and wife, Susie, Martinsburg, WV; Roger Kermit Jones and wife, Amy, Accident, MD; two grandchildren, Taylor Jacob Jones, Santa Barbara, CA; Kelsey Rose Jones, Accident, MD;

Friends will be recieved at Newman Funeral Homes, P.A., 1100 Memorial Drive, Oakland, MD on Monday from 3 to 7 p.m. Services will be held in the funeral home chapel on Tuesday, July 2, 2019 at 11:00a.m. with James Reed officiating. Interment will be in the Maysville Cemetery.

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July 1, 2019

3:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Newman Funeral Homes, P.A., Oakland
1100 Memorial Drive
Oakland, MD 21550

Funeral Service
July 2, 2019

11:00 AM
Newman Funeral Homes, P.A., Oakland
1100 Memorial Drive
Oakland, MD 21550

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