Kathleen “Kathy” Vires

By | May 6, 2018

Kathleen “Kathy” Vires, age 69, of Wellston, passed away Saturday, May 5, 2018 at Four Winds Community. She was born May 22, 1948 in Jackson County, Ohio to the late Ralph Benard Jones and Rachel Amanda Tipton Jones.

Kathy was a 1968 graduate of Jackson High School. Throughout the years Kathy was employed at Goodyear in Jackson and Giovanni’s and Ray’s Cleaners, both in Wellston. Kathy always enjoyed just sitting on her porch and relaxing and spending time with her family and friends.

She is survived by her children, Scott Vires (Lisa) of Wellston, Steven Vires (Jennifer) of Londonderry and Amanda Terry of Wellston; grandchildren, Tori Vires, Sarah Mace (Daniel), Alex Vires, Autumn Vires, Layton Vires, Stew Vires, Cheyenne Vires, Jayce McGinnis, Blake McGinnis and Jacob Vires; sister, Eileen “Carol” Hammond of Jackson; brother, Billy Jones of North Carolina; as well as five great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

Besides her parents, Kathy was preceded in death by her husband, Carlos H. Vires in 2007; sister, Jane Ervin; brothers, Wally Jones, Ronnie Jones, Carl “Pete” Jones, Bob Jones and Donald Goheen; and one great-grandchild.

Calling hours will be held Tuesday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the McWilliams Funeral Home in Wellston. Funeral service will follow the calling hours at 1 p.m. with Pastor Tim Jones officiating. Burial will be in the Hamden Cemetery. Online condolences can be sent to the family at www.mcwilliams-funeralhome.com