Jones, James Ervin

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jones_james_ervinJames Ervin Jones, 70, of Blacksburg, died Saturday, June 28, 2014, at Lewis Gale Hospital-Montgomery. He was born in Montgomery County, Va. on September 9, 1943 to the late James C. and Brownie Cooper Jones. He was preceded in death by a brother, Jerry Jones and a sister, Mamie Jones. He retired from the Town of Blacksburg. He is survived by his wife, Eunice S. Jones; two sons and daughters-in-law, Gary and Shirley Akers, of McCoy, Larry and Ruth Ann Akers, of McCoy; one daughter, Lynn Akers, of Hillsville; three grandchildren, Sheldon Akers and wife, Johnna, Justin Akers and wife, Whitney, and special grandson, Nicholas Akers; two great-grandchildren, Sydney Akers and Connor Akers; three brothers and sisters-in-law, Carl Jones, of Blacksburg, Sam and Cindy Jones, of Blacksburg, Johnny and Carolyn Jones, of Christiansburg; two sisters and brother-in-law, Bonnie Caldwell, of Blacksburg, Tean and Bill Bradbury, of Blacksburg; and several nieces and nephews.

Memorial services will be conducted 7 p.m. Tuesday, July 1, 2014, at Sunnyside Pentecostal Holiness Church with Pastor Steve Thomas, and Pastor Everette Shepherd officiating. The family will receive friends from 6 to 7 p.m. Tuesday evening prior to the service. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the McCoy Funeral Home, Inc. to offset expenses. Arrangements by McCoy Funeral Home, 150 Country Club Drive, SW, Blacksburg, VA 24060.