Frances Louise Jones

October 16, 1926 - October 12, 2003

10/16/1926 - 10/12/2003

Past Services

Thursday October 16, 2003
1:00 pm
Christ United Methodist Church
National Road and Washington Avenue
Wheeling, WV

Jones, Frances L. "Fran", 76 of Wheeling, WV, died Sunday, October 12, 2003 in the Ohio Valley Medical Center, Wheeling. She was born in Wheeling on October 16, 1926, the daughter of the late Albert M. Jones, Jr. and Beulah "Betty" Yoho Jones. Fran was a retired telephone operator with C & P Telephone Co. of Wheeling for more than 40 years. She was a member of Christ United Methodist Church, the Women’s Club of Wheeling, Telephone Pioneers of America, the JOY Group at Christ United Methodist Church and a volunteer at the Easter Seals Society of Wheeling. In addition to her parents, Fran was preceded in death by a brother, Albert M. Jones, III. She is survived by one brother, Robert L. "Buck" Jones of Wheeling, two sisters, Marilyn Rykoskey of Rockville, MD and Sally Moore and her husband, Herbert of Florence, SC, a lifelong friend, Chris Wood of Wheeling, 8 nieces and nephews, 5 great-nieces and nephews and numerous special friends. There will be no visitation. Private services and interment will be held at the convenience of the family. A memorial service will be held at 1:00pm Thursday, October 16, 2003 at Christ United Methodist Church, 1232 National Rd., Wheeling, with the Rev. Roger Smith officiating. Memorial contributions may be made to Christ United Methodist Church, Easter Seals Society of Wheeling, or the American Cancer Society. Arrangements by the McCoy-Altmeyer Funeral Home, 44 – 15th St., Wheeling. Condolences may be sent to the family at

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