Fred Hannibal Jones

Fred Hannibal Jones

Fred Hannibal Jones

Funeral services for Fred H. Jones of Huntington, West Virginia, were held Monday, October 2, in Hartsville, Tennessee.

Mr. Jones was a native of Dry Fork, Virginia. Born July 12, 1911, he was the son of Charles Hannibal Jones of Dry Fork, and the late Mrs. Carrie Sue Yeatts Jones.

Mr. Jones died last Saturday, September 30, as a result of an automobile accident near Maysville, Kentucky. His wife, Pearl Lavelle Thompson Jones [see their wedding announcement], suffered multiple injuries and is in a Lexington, Kentucky, hospital.

Mr. Jones, a graduate of Chatham High School, was graduated from Bluefield College. He received his B.S. degree from the University of Alabama, and his M.A. degree from Marshall University. He also did graduate work at VPI and completed the work for his doctorate degree at the University of Virginia. For the past 20 years he served as physics instructor in the Huntington public schools. Prior to going to West Virginia, Mr. Jones taught in the Pittsylvania County schools and George Washington High School in Danville. He was to become head of the Science Department of Piedmont College, Charlotte, North Carolina, in January 1968.

The deceased was active in the U.S. Naval Reserve in Huntington and was one of 32 officers chosen from throughout the country to act as Naval Academy information officer.

In addition to his father and his wife, formerly of Hartsville, Mr. Jones is survived by two brothers, Jake O. Jones of College Park Maryland, Roy S. Jones of Martinsville, Virginia, and one sister, Reba Jones (Mrs. John L.) Beaver of Chatham, Virginia.

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