It Takes a Family to Comfort a Family
Sheila Barlow Jones
Sheila Barlow Jones, 65, passed away on Tuesday, July 27, 2021. She was a lifelong resident of Hampton. Sheila was employed with Hampton Christian Schools for nine years but her first love was being a homemaker. She was a member of New Covenant Church in Hampton and a 1974 graduate of Hampton High School.
Sheila was preceded in death by her parents, W.T. and June Barlow. She is survived by her husband of 44 years, Eddie R. Jones, Sr.; daughter, Tammy Jones Kauffman (David); son, Eddie R. Jones, Jr. (Ingrid); two grandchildren, Kaylynn and Kyle Kauffman; three sisters, Brenda B. Quillin (Walter), Sharon B. Minter (Alan), and Christie B. Hopkins (Ivy); seven nieces and nephews; and six great-nieces and great-nephews.
The family will receive friends Monday, August 2, 2021, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at New Covenant Church, 1079 Big Bethel Road, Hampton, VA. A funeral service will be conducted at the church on Tuesday, August 3 at 1:30 p.m., officiated by Pastor Stephen Deane. Burial will follow the funeral at Peninsula Memorial Park. The CDC highly recommends masks for inside gatherings.
Sheila loved her family and her church family, and she was a servant to many in the church with her happy personality and smiling face. Sheila was an incredibly sweet person with a giving heart and she will be greatly missed by all who knew her.
Memorial donations may be made to New Covenant Church.
Arrangements are under the care of Peninsula Funeral Home, 11144 Warwick Blvd., Newport News, VA 23601.