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Previously, Jones had owned another furniture store and also a mine rebuilding company. “I had another furniture store before and also a mine rebuilding company,” Jones said. “I mostly stayed with the mining company, I needed to be there more and I would run over once or twice every day. Furniture was new to me because it was never something that I was very interested in and my husband decided I needed something else to do other than stay out there at the mining company.” Soon, Jones posted a help wanted advertisement and an old friend answered, Rebecca Barry, Manager of Bluestone Interiors, accepted the position and has been working to help Bluefieldian’s interior design dreams come true since then. “I thought I would love it (retirement) but after a couple years, it is like what do you do with yourself? We are very easy to work with and we want you to love your house. We do not want you to buy something and then have buyer’s remorse,” Barry said. “That is the beauty of a hometown store. We want you to be happy, we want you to Prerogative Magazine 25