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Evelyn M. Jones,  “Maggie” 96, of Harpers Ferry passed away on July 12, 2020 at her home in Harpers Ferry. She joins the love of her life “Junior” who passed away on July 10, 2004.

Born September 27, 1923 in Bolivar, WV, she was the daughter of the late Raymond and Marie Addell Snyder.

She was a 1941 graduate of Harpers Ferry High School. She became a member of the Bolivar United Methodist Church in 1938 and remained an active member for 82 years. She was the oldest surviving member.

She is survived by her loving family; three daughters, Marilyn Longerbeam and husband, Son, Cindy Hall and husband, Ed and Patty Starkey and husband, Tommy, five grandchildren, Ronnie Smoot and wife, Alice, Andrea Grove and husband, Keith, Wayne Smoot and wife, Karen, Jeremey Stottlemyer and wife, Shanon, and Jayme Longerbeam and significant other, Krystyna Shaffer; nine great grandchildren; Joseph Harrison and wife, Jackie, Shannon Smoot and husband, Zac, Derek Smoot and wife, Sara, Camryn Grove, Brayden Stottlemyer, Rylee Stottlemyer, Harper Stottlemyer, Kristen Skyler, Erica Rickard-Fiorvanti, seven great-great grandchildren; Grant and Isabella Harrison, Tanner Smoot, Indi and Maize Skyler, Sierra Tucker, and Christian Wiester.  She is also survived by her adopted family, James, Patty, Todd, Marc, Gary, Amanda, Marissa and Blake Hall and Krisztina Kiraly; her brother, Melvin Snyder and wife, Devona, sister-in-law, Bernice Snyder and a host of family and friends.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Lloyd “Junior” Jones, one brother, Vernon Snyder and one sister, Marion Skeens.

The family extends a special thank-you to the Lind-a-Hand care team, Linda, Jodi, Tammy, April, Dawn, Melissa, Donna and Charlene.

“Maggie” loved everyone and everyone loved “Maggie”.

Services were held on Monday, July 20, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. at Eackles-Spencer & Norton Funeral Home, 256 Halltown Road, Harpers Ferry, WV with Pastor Ed Hall officiating. Interment was in Fairview Lutheran Cemetery in Bolivar, WV.

The family received friends at the funeral home on Sunday evening from 6-8 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Bolivar United Methodist Church, c/o Tammy Boyd, P.O. Box 1206, Harpers Ferry, WV 25425.

Card condolences for the family can be sent to: The family of Evelyn Jones, 271 Polk Street, Harpers Ferry, WV 25425.  

Condolences can be expressed at www.eackles-spencerfuneralhome.com.


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