McDOWELL, VA Permelia Anne Jones, 98, of McDowell, passed away Thursday, June 5, 2014 at her home. She was born July 31, 1915 in Monterey a daughter of the late Ernest Buck and Sally Juanita (Herold) Whitelaw. Mrs. Jones was a homemaker and had worked at Hanover Shoe Company for 15 years. She was a wonderful housekeeper, good cook and loved to play the piano. She is survived by her daughter, Margaret S. Harper of Franklin, WV; son, Thomas J. Jones and wife, Linda of Doe Hill; grandchildren, Cheryl Jolley of Maysville, WV, Barry Armstrong of Timberville and Craig Armstrong of Harrisonburg; great-grandchildren, Nicole Ballard, Justin Armstrong, Wyatt Armstrong and Kyle Jolley and her sister, Betsy Geserick of Herndon. She was preceded in death by her daughter, Juanita Anne Armstrong; her sister, Nancy Gentry and two brothers, E.B. and Heyward "Red" Whitelaw. A graveside service will be conducted 3 p.m., Sunday, June 8, 2014 in the Monterey Cemetery with the Bishop J. Hartman officiating. Friends may call at Obaugh Funeral Home. Memorial contributions may be made to Highland County Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 268, Monterey, VA 24465 or McDowell Volunteer Fire Department, c/o Delbert Rexrode, 527 Windrush Lane, Doe Hill, VA 24433 or Monterey Cemetery, c/o Nancy Sweitzer, 228 Triple Oak Lane, Hot Springs, VA 24445.