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“Dear Larry and family, we recently heard about Garland's passing. We know that it was a great loss. We have never known anyone that had a greater...Read More »
1 of 15 | Posted by: Ray and Barbara Pemberton - AL

“Dear Larry,Janice and Jeannie, I just heard of Garland's passing and my heart is so very heavy. I truly loved that man. I know for sure he is...Read More »
2 of 15 | Posted by: Clara Mae DeWitt Bird - VA

“Garland will be missed in this life, but we are happy that he will know no more pain. To know that he is praising God around the throne at this very...Read More »
3 of 15 | Posted by: Robert and Sharon Clontz - VA

“I was sorry to hear of Garland's passing. I have many fond memories of him during my years at Emmanuel. He was a great man and will be missed by...Read More »
4 of 15 | Posted by: Brenda Thompson Vale - Charlotte, NC

“You Dad was always such a kind and funny man. He will be missed. God Bless your family. ”
5 of 15 | Posted by: Vickie Harris - Gainesville

“There are so many memories of Garland and Nancy over more than 50 years that it would take many pages to record them. One that meant a lot to me was...Read More »
6 of 15 | Posted by: Peggy Small - Georgetown, TX

“Garland was a good friend and much to be admired. He loved Jesus and served His people, always. He served not the "beautiful" but those who were...Read More »
7 of 15 | Posted by: Lowell and Diana Edwards - VA

“I have wonderful memories of growing up at EBC and Mr. Fones always being so sweet and kind to me! Love and prayers to you all! ”
8 of 15 | Posted by: Michele Moore Pendleton - Marion, VA

“Garland and Nancy Fones were among the best folks to ever attend Emmanuel. Great Christian gentleman with a contagious sweet spirit. Garland loved...Read More »
9 of 15 | Posted by: Rodney F. Autry - Gloucester, VA

“We are so sorry to hear of Mr. Fones' passing but know he is healthy and happy in the presence of our Lord!! You all are in our thoughts and prayers!...Read More »
10 of 15 | Posted by: Luci Rigsby - friend

“To know Garland was to love Garland. He was a wonderful Christian man with a stong love for the Lord, his family, his Church, and for life in...Read More »
11 of 15 | Posted by: Jean Webb - Manassas, VA - friend

“Garland was the first neighbor I met when I moved to my new home. He was such a delightful man with a twinkle in his eye. It would make my day when...Read More »
12 of 15 | Posted by: Mary Lopez - Manassas, VA

“We were extremely sorry to hear of Garland's passing. He was a wonderful Christian brother and friend. He will be greatly missed. ”
13 of 15 | Posted by: Bill & Ernestine Keaton - VA

“Garland was a dear and gentle man. He saw my family through our darkest hours before my Mom died. He would come to the hospital and set and pray for...Read More »
14 of 15 | Posted by: Helen Webb - Friend

“Garland was a wonderful friend and follower of Jesus Christ. Together we went many places sharing Christ, ministering to people, helping the...Read More »
15 of 15 | Posted by: Charles Gibson - Chester, VA

GARLAND FRANK FONES, age 80, of Manassas, VA passed away Sunday, June 23, 2013 at Manassas Health and Rehab.

He was born Nov. 30, 1932 in Fairfax, VA the son of the late Frank and Janice Fones. He was a retired surveyor for Duberry and Davis in Fairfax.

He was preceded in death by his loving wife of 60 years, Nancy Fones and a son, Robert Fones.

Survivors include his children, Jeannie Owens, Janice Yancey and husband Will, Larry Fones and wife Donna; daughter-in-law, Shelley Fones; sister, Ellen Mayo and husband Don; nine grandchildren, Tiffany Fones, Brittany Zakkak, Jennifer Owens, Sarah Bugbee, Katie Haynes, Garland Fones, Deborah Yancey, Carson Fones, Shelley Ann Fones; great grandchildren, Lawna and Brielle Zakkak.

The family will receive friends from 2:00-4:00 & 6:00-8:00 P.M. Wednesday, June 26, 2013 at Pierce Funeral Home, 9609 Center St., Manassas, VA. Funeral services will be held 11:30am Thursday, June 27, 2013 at Emmanuel Baptist Church, 8006 Centreville Rd., Manassas, VA with Pastor Bob Yarbrough officiating. Interment will follow at Stonewall Memory Gardens. Condolences may be sent to www.piercefh.com

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