Mary Virginia Heier Jones

Mary Virginia Heier Jones, 86, of Front Royal passed away on Saturday, December 6, 2014, in her home.

A mass of Christian burial will be held on Wednesday at 11:00 a.m. at St. John the Baptist Roman Catholic Church in Front Royal conducted by the Rev. Jerome Fasano.  Burial will follow in Prospect Hill Cemetery,

Mrs. Jones was born in Front Royal on November 22, 1928, daughter of the late Tyson E. and Eva E. Kirby Martin. She attended Warren County High School. She was employed by A&P Co.  retiring after 33 years. She was a member of St. John the Baptist Roman Catholic Church.

She is survived by her children Diane “Dee” Stokes of Front Royal and her husband Andy, Todd A. Heier of Edinburg and his wife Michelle, Sandy Heier of New Bern, North Carolina, Jerry Heier of Mineral and his wife Brenda; Douglas L. Jones of Winchester and his wife Kacey, Diane Armstrong of Columbus, Ohio, Barbara Downey of Columbus, Ohio, and Carolyn Wrench of Minneapolis, Minnesota and her husband Steve; a brother Charles Martin of West Palm Beach, Florida; ten granddaughters; six grandsons; nine great-grandchildren; and a daughter-in-law Karen Heier of Front Royal.

Mrs. Jones was preceded in death by her first husband Douglas W. Heier to whom she was married for over 47 years; her second husband Robert D. “Bob” Jones to whom she was married for 15 years; a son Gary Eugene Heier; two sisters Jeanette and Mildred; and three brothers Robert Earl, William, and Bob.

Pallbearers will be Tom Megeath, Gene Mathews, Mike Sealock, and grandsons Travis Heier, Christopher Heier, and Matthew Heier.

Honorary pallbearers will be Buck Sealock, Buddy Devers, Will Sonak, Stan Winn, and Craig Winn.

The family will receive friends on Tuesday from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at Maddox Funeral Home.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. John the Baptist Roman Catholic Church Building Fund, 120 W. Main St., Front Royal, VA  22630 or to Blue Ridge Hospice, 333 W. Cork St., Winchester, VA  22601.

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