Sharon A. Jones, 77, of West Liberty, passed away Friday, March 10, 2017 at Heartland of Bellefontaine.
She was born October 17, 1939 in Springfield, Ohio, the daughter of Beal and Mary Elizabeth (Callicoat) Runyan.
Sharon worked for Urbana City Schools for many years and was an avid member of the West Liberty Horseshoe Club. Her main achievement in life was being a beloved wife, mom, grandmother, aunt, and great grandmother.
Survivors include her children Julie (Doug) Joseph, Larry (Michell) Jones, Garry (Julianne) Jones, Beckie Schmelzer, and Doug Jones; grandchildren include Jeremy (Heidi) Burrey, Brian (Leslie) Joseph, Jacey, Brad, and Jennifer Joseph, Shawn (Shel-Leigh) Sadler, Brittney and Danielle Jones, Haley, Colton, and Holden Jones, Andrew (Beka), Lowell, and Landon (Josie) Schmelzer; great grandchildren Garrett and Jordyn Coons, Brilee Joseph, Brady, and Mya Burrey, Lucas, Emma, Loklyn, and Lincoln Schmelzer.
She was preceded in death by her husband Charles E. "Sonny" Jones in 2015 and by great grandson Liam Schmelzer.
Pastor Gene Phelps will officiate a funeral service at 10:30 am Wednesday at Jennings Farley Funeral Home & Crematory, 5591 US Route 68 South, West Liberty, Ohio. Visitation will be from 5-8 pm Tuesday at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be directed to Universal Home Health and Hospice, 701 S. Main St., Bellefontaine, Ohio 43311 or Zanesfield United Methodist Church, 2800 Main St., Zanesfield, Ohio 43360.