Linda Stansell Jones, July 16, 1952~February 28, 2014

Linda Stansell Jones, 61 of Elkins passed away Friday, February 28, 2014 in her home surrounded by her family. She was born July 16, 1952 in Huntsville, Arkansas to Leonard and Euna Vanderpool Stansell. She had an undeniable faith and a deep love for her family. She loved watching her grandkids play ball, she was always their biggest fan. She enjoyed working on the family farm and more than anything she loved spending time with her grandkids, family and friends. She was preceded in death by her Parents; brother, Olen Stansell and sister, Brenda Nivens. Survivors include her husband, Richard Jones; daughter, Debbie Smith and husband Rickey of Elkins; stepson, Rickey Jones all of Elkins; grandchildren, Skyler and Chase Smith, Dylan Way, Rebecca Jones all of Elkins and two brothers, Larry Stansell of Huntsville and Eddie Stansell of Elkins. The family would like to thank Dr. Dan Bradford and all the nurses and staff at Highlands Oncology, Natasha Huddleston with Washington Regional Hospice and family friend Tony Hui for all their support and wonderful care during her tenacious battle with cancer. The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 PM, Wednesday, March 5, 2014 at the funeral home. A funeral service will be held 10 AM, Thursday at Beard’s Funeral Chapel with Pastor Jasper Hankins officiating. Burial will be at McCord Cemetery. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.beardsfuneralchapel.com.

Submit A Condolence

To submit a condolence to the family, please comments below. When your condolence has been received by Beard's Funeral Chapel, we will post here on the website for family and friends to read.

Leave a Condolence

Condolences (14)

    Name » 03. Mar, 2014

    Debbie and family,

    I am thinking of you in your time of loss.
    She was a wonderful cousin and friend.
    I have so many good memories of our
    growing up together, wish I had been
    as close in later years.

    Janice Dailey Hayes and family

    Pattie and Donnell Parson » 03. Mar, 2014

    Rick and Family,

    We are so sorry. Linda was a beautiful, sweet school girl and woman. Her personality would brighten one’s day. Wish we could lessen your sorrow.

    Name » 04. Mar, 2014

    I am so sorry for your loss, my prayers and condolences are with you. May the Lord hold each of you close during this difficult time.

    Alvin Herrington » 04. Mar, 2014

    Tot he family, I am so sorry for your loss, May the Lord hold each of you close during this difficult time, my prayers and condolences are with you.

    Orville and Doris Taylor » 04. Mar, 2014

    Rick and Family, we are so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

    Junior & Pat Warford » 05. Mar, 2014

    Rick, are thoughts and prayers are with all of you .

    Linda Stansell Jones » 05. Mar, 2014

    Dear Rick, Debbie, Larry, Eddie and families,
    I am so thankful that Linda meant so much to everyone. I know she loved you all so dearly. Thank God for all of the wonderful memories!
    I have so many unforgetable memories from when we were kids visitng you in AR on the Stansell farm, or at the Grandfolk’s farm. Sure were great watermelons there too! I am blessed to have those wonderful memories and you are blessed to have so many more. Remember them!
    Love and Blessings and a sad heart for you right now,
    Wanda Vanderpool Rawlins

    Beth Henning » 05. Mar, 2014

    Skyler, I am so sorry to hear about your Granny.I know you loved her with all your heart and will miss her so much. Hang on to all those wonderful memories you two had and know that one day you’ll get to see her again! I will be thinking about you and your family as you go through these upcoming days. I’m going to pray God will give you strength and surround you people who love you . God sees your pain and HE will get you through this.
    Love, Beth

    Smith Family » 05. Mar, 2014

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this time of loss. Please accept our deepest condolence.

    Lawrence, Kathleen, Darlene & Taylor

    Kenneth & Judy Winn » 05. Mar, 2014

    We are so sorry to hear of Linda’s passing. Our prayers go out to Rick and all the family.She was a very brave and strong woman.She will be missed greatly.

    Name » 06. Mar, 2014

    Clarice Stansell Luttman
    Debbie and family our deepest sympathies go to you all. Linda was always a lovely lady. She will be missed.

    Samantha Bolinger Zody » 09. Mar, 2014

    Dear Debbie, Skylar, Chase and Rick,
    My heart hurts for you. May you find comfort and peace in God’s promises.

    Name » 12. Mar, 2014

    Linda always had a smile for me, and she never forgot how to laugh. I will keep that close to my heart as I remember her. Prayers that the Lord may comfort you in your time of mourning. Love, Natasha

    George and Mary Ann McCrary » 19. Mar, 2014

    Debbie, We are so sorry for the loss of your Mother. She fought a long, hard battle. But, even through your sorrow, we know she is once again whole and out of pain. We know you and your family will truly miss her. We pray that God will continue to give you and your family much comfort, strength, and guidance, to get through each new day. Now, she is Home, with her Lord and Savior. What a blessed assurance to know that you all will be reunited again some day.
    Love and Many Prayers,
    Mary Ann and George McCrary