News From Terre Haute, Indiana

February 22, 2014

Miriam McAlpine Jones


---- — LEXINGTON, Va. — Miriam McAlpine Jones, 89, of Lexington, died on Jan. 31, 2014. She was predeceased by her husband, Dr. Warren Ray Jones.

Survivors include four children and their spouses, Bruce and Mei Jones of Richmond; Peggy and Dan Layman of Fishersville; Becky and David Edmondson of Amherst; and Laura Hall and Brant Halterman of Broadway, Va.

Miriam was born and raised in Terre Haute, Ind., and lived most of her life in Richmond, Va. She was active in local theater in the Richmond area for many years, and was a proud member of the Screen Actors Guild.

Miriam loved being “Mamaw” to her grandchildren, Jimmy and Cecelia Jones, Jamie Lynn and Mike Martin, Jessica and Jason Herr, David Edmondson Jr. and Meghan Hodgins, Hayes Edmondson, Scott Edmondson, Luke and Elly Edmondson, Mark and Amanda Edmondson, Erin Wicker and Matt Varner, and Eileen and Anders Blixt. She also had 12 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.

A memorial service will take place from 2 to 5 p.m. on March 1, 2014, at the Cultural Arts Center, 2880 Mountain Road, Glen Allen, Va. Burial will be private. In lieu of flowers, please send contributions to the hospice organization of your choice.