Verna Jeffries Jones, 81, of Staats Mill, West Virginia, passed away on Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at the home of her daughter after a brief illness.

She was born December 19, 1935 in Jackson County, a daughter of the late James and Pearl Ice Jeffries. She was a homemaker and attended the Siniaville United Methodist Church.

She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Pamelia and Larry Casto of Staats Mill; two sisters, Evelyn Thomas of Belgrove, West Virginia and Ruth Stalnaker of Aplin Ridge, West Virginia; two grandchildren, Adam Casto and his wife Amanda of Evans, West Virginia and Kelley Freshour and her husband Steven of Kenna, West Virginia; and five great-grandchildren, Jeremiah, Mason, Noah, Elijah, and Isabella.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, James P. “Jimmy” Jones; a sister, Mamie Cummings; and a brother, Donzel Jeffries.

Service will be at 11:00am on Friday, October 20, 2017 at the Taylor-Vandale Funeral Home in Spencer, West Virginia, with Pastor Danny Cummings and Pastor Ray Thomas officiating. Burial will follow in the Shady Dale Cemetery near Harmony. Visiting will be Thursday from 5:00 to 7:00pm at the funeral home.