Merlyn Wesley Jones, 68, of Horseshoe Bend died March 25, 2007, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem, Ark.
He was born Feb. 26, 1939, in Quincy, Ill., the son of the late John Wesley and Frances (McCoy) Jones. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy serving during peace time, and was a member of the Loraine Christian Church in Loraine, Ill. urvivors include: his wife, Florence Susana (Stoneking) Jones of Horseshoe Bend; four sons, Bryan Wesley Jones of Jasper, Texas; David Wayne Jones and Jamie of Festus, Mo.; Eric John Jones and Jeni of Quincy Ill., and Bradley Owen Jones and Brynn of Mountain Home, Ark.; 11 grandchildren and and four great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by: his parents; one granddaughter, Andrea Jones; and two great-grandchildren, Breanna Jones and an infant. No services are scheduled. Arrangements are under the direction of the Horseshoe Bend Memorial Chapel.