Sheldon Jones of Long Beach

Sheldon Jones, 85 of Long Beach, CA died Friday, July 12, 2013 at St. Mary’s Medical Center in Long Beach. Funeral services will be conducted 2 p.m. Friday, July 26, 2013 at Morris Funeral Home Chapel in Wayne, WV by Pastors Tom and Ken Nolan. Burial will follow at Jones Cemetery, East Lynn, WV. He was born October 10, 1927 in East Lynn, a son of the late William Edward and Mary Pearl Stanley Jones. Sheldon was a retired electrical engineer for Aerojet General Aircraft and was a U.S. Army veteran. A daughter, Connie Hinds also preceded him in death, along with three sisters, Mary Ruth Pearlman, Ruby Tygrett, Margaret Goldwater; three brothers, Gayle, Billy and Lucian Jones. Survivors include a daughter, Sharon Mathues and husband, Allan of Reno, NV; two sisters, Eunice Kirwin of Houston, TX and Mattie Nolan of Lavalette, WV; a brother, Stanley Jones and wife, Lizzie of Lavalette, WV; son-in-law Tony Hinds, two grandsons, Robin Hinds and Dana Hinds, three granddaughters Lana Mathues, Tammy Mathues, and Shauna Scheneman and husband Jeff, great grandson Nathan Scheneman and a host of nieces and nephews. Friends may call one hour prior to services at Morris Funeral Home.