Rita Lea Jones, 64, of Ripley, WV, passed away June 21, 2019, in CAMC Memorial Division following an extended illness.

She was born August 13, 1954, in Huntington, WV, the daughter of Denzil Edwin and Leona Murrel (Truman) Jones of Ripley.

Her sister, Pamela and her nephew, Denny Paul Perdew, preceded her in death.

Rita was a 1972 graduate of Ripley High School. She was a former special distributor for the Charleston Library Commission, computer operator for U.P.S and a representative for A.E.P. She was a member of the Red Hat Society, Milton, WV, and she loved her nieces and nephews and her dogs, T.J. and Bear. Rita was a Baptist by faith.

In addition to her parents, surviving are her sister, Karen Tomlin of Liverpool, nephew, Rodney Tomlin, and nieces, Melissa McDermott and Amanda McCune.

Service was 8 p.m. Monday, June 24, 2019, at Casto Funeral Home, Evans, WV, with the Rev. Kelly Snyder officiating. Visitation was from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. prior to time of service. Committal service will be 1 p.m. Tuesday, June 25, in the Clover Cemetery, on Route 36, in Roane County.  

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