Jones, Charles Bernard

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Charles Bernard Jones, 64, of Wilson St. in Pembroke, departed this life Tuesday evening, June 20, 2006 at Giles Memorial Hospital in Pearisburg.

Born in Pembroke on February 8, 1942, he was a son of the late Charles Bernard Jones, Sr. and Dorothy Holt Jones. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army during the Viet Nam War. His parents, a brother, Robert Jones, a sister, Diane Jones and his grandmother, “Aunt Mag” Jones preceded him in death.

He leaves to cherish his memory, his wife, Janice Diane Merrix Jones; a son, David White of Pearisburg; a daughter, Kandy Morris of Dublin; a brother, Charles Meredith of Radford; seven sisters, Juanita Fields of Radford, Margarite Burch of Dublin, Carolyn Foultz of Vinton, Nancy Oliver of Christiansburg, Dreama Jones, Wanda Fields and Freda Jones; six grandchildren; his mother-in-law, Maxine Snider Merrix of Pembroke; and his beloved puppy friend, Brady.

Funeral services will be conducted Friday at 11 a.m. in the Kendall Funeral Home Chapel at 605 Snidow St. in Pembroke. Burial will follow at a later date in Birchlawn Burial Park in Pearisburg.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home Thursday evening from 6 to 8 p.m. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that donations be made to The American Cancer Society in Charles’ name. Online condolences may be sent by visiting