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
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