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Charles Ruthel Jones

September 22, 1929 — March 22, 2020

Charles Ruthel Jones, age 90 years, of the Beulah Heights Community, died Sunday, March 22, 2020 at his home.

He was born in Barren Fork, Kentucky on September 22, 1929 the son of Rev. Johnny France and Desda (Strunk) Jones. Ruthel was a member of the Flat Rock Missionary Baptist Church, foreman at a sawmill, had served his country in the US Army, and was a member of the American Legion Post #115.

His parents; wife, Earma (Patrick) Jones; sons, Charles Russell “Rusty’ Jones, Timothy Craig “Tim” Jones, Darrell Eugene Jones, and Jimmy Darren “Bo” Jones; daughter, Helen Mae Jones; brother, Mearle Jones; and sisters, Eva Lois “Sis” Vanover, Patsy Owens, and Phyllis Vanover precede him in death.

Survivors include his sons; Carl Allen “Skip” Jones and wife, Della and Dennis Ray “Dink” Jones both of Whitley City; daughters, Ramona Mason and husband, Terry and Melissa Tucker and husband Crawford all of Whitley City; brother, Shearal Jones and wife, Linda of Whitley City; and sister, Marilyn Sumner and husband, Ray of Whitley City; daughters-in-law, Mary Jones of Parkers Lake, Theresa Jones of Louisville and Loretta Jones of Whitley City; 11 grandchildren; 13 great grandchildren; and 1 great great grandchild.

Per the Governor’s request, family services will be held Tuesday at the McCreary County Funeral Home with Bro. Danny Staley officiating.  Burial will burial to follow in the Barren Fork Cemetery.

McCreary County Funeral Home entrusted with the arrangements.

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