Obituaries

   Written by on December 23, 2015 at 11:02 am

Nancy Shook Jones

Nancy Carol Shook Jones, 67, of Charlotte C.H., Virginia, passed away on Monday, December 14, 2015. She was born on June 27, 1948, in Keysville, Va., to Clarence “Teen” and the late Mary Rutledge Shook. She loved camping and spending time with her family and church family. She was a long time active member of Madisonville Presbyterian Church.

She is survived by her father, Clarence “Teen” Shook; husband, Ennis Jones; two sons, Eddie Jones (Shawna) of Phenix, Va. and Chris Jones (Kim) of Appomattox, Va., and six grandchildren, Tristan, Alexis, Taylor, Peter, Carrie Scott, and Noah.

A funeral service was held on Friday, December 18, 2015, at Madisonville Presbyterian Church at 3:00 p.m.  The family received friends from 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. at the church before the service. Interment followed the service in the Madisonville Presbyterian Church Cemetery.

Puckett Funeral Home is serving the family. www.puckettfh.com.

Frances Cook Eggleston

Frances Cook Eggleston, age sixty-five, died peacefully  on  Saturday,  December 12,  2015 in her  home  surrounded  by  her  family.  She was a beloved wife, mother, grandmother, and sister. From birth in Charlotte Court House, on June 25, 1950 to her  passing,  she  nourished  people  around  her  with love  and  faith.  She was preceded in  death  by  her parents, Willia and Early Cook, Sr.

Frances graduated from Central High School in 1969 and immediately began working at Craddock and Terry Shoe Factory. She was later employed with Kentucky Fried Chicken, and ultimately Virginia Craft in Keysville, Virginia in an effort to support her family.

At an early age, Frances was an active member of Beautiful Plains Baptist Church where she was a member of the choir. As her love of singing was evident, she also sang with the Blessed Few Gospel Group. She was also active in church ministries and is credited with establishing Family and Friends Day for the church community.

In 1987, Frances was united in holy matrimony to Harold Lee Eggleston. To this union one child was born, Tahara Moats. She was admired for her strong character, willingness to help others, and her unconditional love of family.

She leaves to cherish precious memories her devoted husband of twenty-eight years, Harold Eggleston; a son, Jerome Cook of Houston, Texas; a daughter, Tahara Moats of Keysville, Virginia; three grandchildren, Rachel, Janden and Kyson; three sisters, Gracie Stovall of Drakes Branch, Va., Irene Easley of Baltimore, Md., and Annie Bell Gregory (Westley) of Blackstone, Va.; two brothers, Earley Cook, Jr. (Mary) of Charlotte Court House, Va., and John Cook (Sharbeth) of Columbus, Oh. Thirteen siblings preceded her in death. She also leaves to cherish    loving    memories  four   brothers-in-law: Bennie Eggleston of Raleigh, NC, Harvey Eggleston (Mary Alice) of Crewe, Va, John Eggleston (Marion)  and  Herman,  Jr.  (Claudette) of Keysville, Va.; five sisters-in-Jaw, Dorothy Townsend and Mable Walton, both of Meherrin, Va., Thelma Lee (Lewis) of Keysville, Va., Dorothy Fowlkes of Temple Hills, Md., and Dr. Agnes Taylor of Landover, MDd. She also leaves behind a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Arrangements were made by Wilson Funeral Home, Keysville, Va.

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