She was born September 21, 1931 in Clifton, West Virginia, daughter of the late Joseph and Mary Bass Kearns. Billia was married to Stanley Jones and he preceded her in death.
Surviving are her son, Chuck (Gerri) Miller of Pomeroy; two granddaughters; six great grandchildren; four brothers, Harry Kearns of Mason, WV, Thomas “King” Kearns, Danny (Joyce) Kearns, both of Clifton, WV, Kenny (Deloris) Kearns of West Columbia, WV; three sisters, Goldie Kearns of Parkersburg, WV, Marion (Robert) Olinger of Letart, WV, Linda Stewart of Mason, WV; a close cherished friend, Gerald Rought of Pomeroy; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, and husband, Stanley Jones, Billia was preceded in death by a sister Phylis Whittekind, brothers Alfred Kearns and Charles Kearns and two great grandchildren.
Services will be 1 p.m., Thursday, June 29, 2017 at the Willis Funeral Home with Rev. Brenda Barnhart officiating. Burial will follow in Campaign Cemetery, Gallia County, Ohio. Friends may call from 12-1 p.m. prior to the service at the funeral home.