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Jackson Newspapers - Ripley, WV
  • Kevin Brais Jones (Garlic), 57 of Sherman

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  • Kevin Brais Jones (Garlic), 57 of Sherman, WV died June 18th, 2014 after a long illness. Born February 15th, 1957 in Northhampton, MA, he was a graduate of Easthampton High School. He was preceded in death by his parents Margaret (Pendergast) and Kenneth B. Jones, his brother Kirby and sister Susan Boucher. He is survived by two daughters Emma, and Caroline, two sisters, Marilyn Szumowski of Southampton, MA and Shirley Jones of Sherman, WV. Two nieces Kylie and Nancy and beloved friends Shannon of WV and Meta of North Carolina. He will be greatly missed.
    He worked for a short time in LA on oil rigs before becoming the director of the N.Y. City Greenpeace office. After leaving Greenpeace he began his own business (Kevin's Gazpacho) raising organic garlic, and selling garlic products. Private services will be held.
    "Sometimes the thin-eyed disapproval of society is a monument to one's brillance"
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