Obituary: Berniece 'Bea' Weller Jones 1936 - 2015

Berniece ‘Bea’ Weller Jones

Berniece ‘Bea’ Weller Jones

Berniece "Bea" Weller Jones went home to the Lord March 7, 2015, she was at her home with her husband Robert Jones, daughter Cheryl Hough and son-in-law John Hough by her side.

Berniece, known to most as "Bea" was born in Legon, Kentucky on October 9, 1936. Before moving to Pahrump 30 years ago, Bea lived in Camp Verde Arizona for many years raising her four children. While in Verde she was a 4-H leader and Cub Scout Leader.

Among her many interests in life were hunting, fishing and camping with her family. She was involved with bowling leagues for more than five decades; competing, managing, and even coaching youth leagues. Berniece was also a professional seamstress and used her talents on everything from costumes, western wear, wedding attire and even wedding gowns. She loved gardening, which is evidenced by her fruit trees and beautiful roses.

Most importantly, Berniece was always there for a friend or family member in need. She was always willing to lend a hand in organizing, fundraising or getting her hands dirty to get a job done. She will be greatly missed by all that knew her.

Berniece is survived by her husband Robert Jones, son Robert Weller of Grand Junction CO, daughter Cheryl Hough of Camp Verde AZ, sister Betty McCarty of Holbrook AZ, as well as 6 grandchildren and 14 great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her mother and father William and Pearl Dillow of Pahrump NV, son James Weller of Buckeye AZ, son Ronald Weller of Pahrump Nevada, and grandson Sean Weller of Arizona.

Graveside services for Berniece were held March 12, 2015, at Chief Tecopa Cemetery in Pahrump, Nevada.

Information provided by survivors.

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