Doris Jane Epperly, 75, of Peck St. in Pembroke, departed this life Saturday March 29, 2914 at Giles Community Hospital in Pearisburg following an automobile accident. Born in Giles County on October 10, 1938, she was a daughter of the late Carl Lynn and Nancy Elizabeth (Dump) Albert Jones. She was a beloved homemaker and mother to her own and many other families. Jane expressed her faith in Christ as a devoted member of Mt. View United Methodist Church on Guinea Mt. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Bernard (Peal) Epperly, her brothers Jimmy Jones and Terry Jones, her sister Jackie Jones and her daughter Melissa Epperly.
She leaves to cherish her memory her children Timmy and Kristen Jones of Pembroke, Terry and June Jones of Pembroke, Merinda and Jeff Williams of Pembroke, Bernard and Bridget Epperly of Newport; her loving side-kick grandson Josh Jones of Pembroke; her 16 grandchildren, her 13 great-grandchildren; her brothers Jody and Norma Jean Jones, Rudy and Juanita Jones and Tony and Kathy Jones; her sisters Joyce and Charles Walters, Judy and Harold Wheeler, Cindy and Eddie Fleshman, Lynn and H C Rice; her sisters-in-law Betty Jo Jones and Jean Jones; and her special cousin Juanita (Sissie) Croye.
Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday at 1 pm in the Kendall Funeral Home, 605 Snidow St., Pembroke with Pastor Eddie Kendall and The Rev. Lynn Garrison-Mullins officiating. Burial will follow in the Albert Cemetery in Rocky Hollow at Pembroke. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Monday evening from 6 until 8 pm. The family suggests that in lieu of flowers contributions be made to Mt View United Methodist Church, 323 Old School House Road, Eggleston, VA 24086. Online condolences may be sent by visiting kendallfuneralhome.com.