Uel Black Jones

  • BORN: April 12, 1917
  • DIED: August 23, 2013
  • LOCATION: Manassas, Virginia

UEL BLACK JONES, age 96, of Manassas, formally of Falls Church, passed away on Friday, August 23, 2013.

He was born on April 12, 1917 in Meadowbluff, Greenbrier County, WV to the late William B. and Ina (Black) Jones. He moved to Washington, DC as a young adult. Uel served in the U.S. Marine Corps for 8 years prior to and during WWII. He was a railroad passenger conductor for 36 years. Mr. Jones was a member of Kemper-Macon-Ware # 64 AF & AM, Falls Church, VA, honorary member of Manasseh Lodge # 182 AF & AM, Manassas, VA, member of Kena Temple Shriners, Alexandria, VA and a member of the Scottish Rite, Alexandria, VA.

Uel enjoyed many activities including gardening, boatin, fishing, golfing, skiing, and cooking especially baking pies. He was a member of the Triangle Club.

Predeceased by his wife Mitzi (2003) and daughter Barbara Fitzgerald (1992).

Survivors include four children: Nancy Jones Gilbert (George), Thomas Jones, Susan O'Connor (Ed) and Laura Jones Villa (Steve); 7 grandchildren: Donna Waterworth (Greg), Teresa Felt (Terry), Eric Kirwan, Jimmy O'Connor (Kristy), Cari O'Connor Hammel (Dan), Matthew Gilbert, Tim Gilbert and 7 great grandchildren: Dylan, Heather, Austyn, Nathan, Hayden, Alice and Rilyn. Also survivng are many nieces, nephews, cousins and close friends.

The family will receive friends on Tuesday, August 27, 2013 from 2-4 PM and 6-8 PM at Pierce Funeral Home, 9609 Center Street, Manassas, VA. Funeral Services will be held on Wednesday, August 28, 2013 at 10:00 AM at the funeral home. Interment will follow at Quantico National Cemetery, Triangle, VA.


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