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Mary

Fish

Jones

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June 25, 2023

Mary Fish Jones, 84, of Shawsville, died Sunday, June 25, 2023 at her daughters’ residence in Elliston.

Mary was born June 2, 1939 in Alleghany County, a daughter of the late Erman R. Fish and Retha Helmintoller Syndor. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her first husband, Richard Lewis; a daughter, Cherrie Rucka; and one brother, Eddie Fish.

Mrs. Jones retired from Kmart in Blacksburg after many years of employment. After her retirement, she worked for Dollar General in Christiansburg.

Surviving are two daughters, Vanessa (Teddy) Smith of Shawsville, and Beverly (Ricky) Collins of Elliston; three sons, Duwayne Lewis of Ashland, Thomas (Deloris) Lewis of Franklin, and Robert (Bekky) Lewis of Elliston; a number of grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great-great-grandchildren; a sister, Rosetta Thompson of Goodview; and a long-time companion, Monte Thomas, of Shawsville.

A graveside funeral service will be held Thursday, June 29, 2023 at Palestine Chapel Cemetery at 1:00 PM with the Rev. Rick Collins officiating. The family will receive their friends from 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM on Thursday at Arritt Funeral Home.

Funeral arrangements being handled by Arritt Funeral Home.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at arrittfuneralhome.com

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Visitation

Arritt Funeral Home

June 29, 2023 at 3:30:00 PM

1102 S Highland Ave, Covington, VA 24426, USA

Service

Palestine Chapel Cemetery

June 29, 2023 at 5:00:00 PM

Dunlap Creek Road, Covington, VA 24426, USA

Final Resting Place: 

Palestine Chapel Cemetery

Dunlap Creek Road, Covington, VA 24426, USA

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Belinda Sively Fink

Feb 24, 2024

She was loved by all who knew her. She was a wonderful person and a great prayer warrior. I will miss her and her twin from now on.They lived in a Happy House.

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Sandra Brady

Feb 24, 2024

You were a special person in many people lives you will be missed my heart aches for you and your family. I loved you Todd.

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Leeanna Williams

Feb 23, 2024

Miss u alot,and great guy.

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Leeanna Williams

Feb 23, 2024

Miss u alot

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Marilyn Crowder and Ken

Feb 23, 2024

I have known Todd since he was young child in pre school programs…My son Ken and Todd have been friends since they were young..Todd will be greatly missed by his Special Olympic friends and family. Rest in peace Todd.

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Patricia Tabor

Feb 23, 2024

Todd will be deeply missed by everyone that knew him. He had a smile that everyone remembers! Our deepest sympathy to all 💐

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Crystal Marsh

Feb 23, 2024

So very sorry for your loss. Your in my thoughts and prayers. God bless

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Judy & Phillip White

Feb 23, 2024

Our Deepest Sympathy to each of the family & friends! You are in our thoughts & prayers!
June was a Precious, Beautiful Soul!

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Michael and Bonnie Keyser

Feb 23, 2024

Tod was such a sweet and respectful guy that we loved❤️ So lucky to have known him. We will miss you🌻🌻🌻

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Teresa

Feb 23, 2024

When I worked with Todd at JRE he was always laughing making jokes. Him and Roger were always picking at each other. I'm going to miss him. Love to the family.

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Amber Uzzell

Feb 23, 2024

I will never forget sweet Todd

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Omer ( Bud ) & Pat Shires

Feb 22, 2024

he was a great person loved working with him I was one of the supervisors there never had any one better to work with he has kept in contact with us since it's closeing thought a great deal of him

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