Barbara M. Jones

August 15, 1936 - December 6, 2022

08/15/1936 - 12/06/2022

Barbara M. Jones, 86, of Wheeling passed away during a stay at Continuous Care on Tuesday, December
6, 2022.

She was born August 15, 1936 in Utica NY and where she started her career and marriage. Barb
was a caring and giving mother, wife and friend to many. In addition to raising a family, she helped to
manage the Wheeling Civic Garden Center gift shop where she also participated in floral workshops and
won awards with some of her designs! After retiring, she continued to volunteer with the gift shop,
Interfaith Caregivers and Charlie’s Closet. She was an active member of St. John’s Episcopal Church and
later Lawrencefield Parish Church where she served on the alter guild and hosted a soup kitchen many
times over the years.
Barbara is preceded in death by parents Peter and Caroline Cepal, husband Theodore Jones, Brother
Richard Cepal and sister Dorothy Leland. Surviving are her daughter Janine (Robert) Reddy and sons
Greg (Tamika) Jones and Christopher Jones. She passes on memories and history to grandchildren;
Sarah Reddy, David (Elizabeth) Reddy, Seleste Jones, Shamika Baylor and Ryel Tedrow.
Visitation at Lawrencefield Parish Church (44 Kirkside Dr. Wheeling WV 26003) Saturday, December 10, 2022 10:00 am – 11:00 am
immediately followed by a Celebration of Life and a light lunch hosted by her children.
In lieu of flowers, Barbara asked that contributions be made to Charlie’s Closet, a pantry serving the
underserved Wheeling community. Memorials directed to St. Matthews c/o Charlie’s Closet, PO Box
508, Wheeling WV 26003.

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Sue Blevins
1 month ago

Janine, Sorry to hear about the passing of your mother. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Death takes the body, God takes the soul. Our mind and heart hold our love and precious memories. Our faith lets us know, we will meet again. May the love and support of family and friends surround you. With my deepest sympathy.

Sky & Roseanne Meyer
1 month ago

Our thoughts, our prayers and our love go out to Barbara’s family. As she has touched so many hearts she has touched ours ten fold and words can not express the loss we are feeling at this time

Jennifer Hastings Beach
1 month ago

Chris and family- my deepest condolences to you. Your care and love made a difference to her and I hope your memories give you peace.

Ed Benn
1 month ago

Sorry to hear of Barbara’s passing. Love, Greetings and Blessings to her family from the Benn family

Kimberly and Tom McNany
1 month ago

Chris: Tom and I are so sorry for your loss.
The relationship you shared together was loving and strong. Hoping those wonderful and special memories will carry you through this difficult time.

Jeanette L. Wojcik
1 month ago

My prayers are with all of you at this time. Barbara was a delight to know. I’ll always cherish the time I spent with her. I have fond memories of her helping in our office and of the delicious treats she brought us. My favorites were her spinach quiche and plum cake. The plum cake only came once a year when the plums were available, so it was extra special. Mostly I will remember her kindness, thoughtfulness and her gentle spirit. May the angels come to greet her. Eternal rest grant to Barbara.

Ray
1 month ago

Chris – so sorry for your loss. You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers