Obituaries

Virgil Dwaine Jones 1925 - 2011 Bonner Springs

Services for Virgil Dwaine Jones, 85, Bonner Springs, will be noon Thursday, Feb. 17, at Alden-Harrington Funeral Home. Burial will in Bonner Springs Cemetery.
Mr. Jones died Saturday, Feb. 12, 2011, at Golden Heights Living Center in Garnett.
He was born July 29, 1925, in Glen Elder, the son of Edward M. and Sylvia Dean Jones. He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II.
Mr. Jones worked in maintenance and also drove a truck for Farmland Industries for 25 years, until his retirement in 1982. After his retirement he drove a Tiblow Transit bus for some time.
He was married to Ruby Finnell on March 18, 1948. They divorced in 1976. On Feb. 18, 1977, he married Clara Schubert Wiard in Bonner Springs. She died in 2006.
Survivors include two daughters, Sherry Jones (Lester) Burris and Victoria Jones (David) Nick; stepchildren Jeff (Marsha) Wiard and Steve (Eileen) Wiard; two granddaughters; and three great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends at the visitation from 10 a.m. to noon Thursday at the funeral home.