Born 5-1-1933 -- Died 7-14-2005
R.A. Jones, 72, of Mammoth Spring, Ark., was born May 1, 1933, in Saddle, Ark., and died July 14, 2005, at his home.
Survivors include one son, Kevin Jones of Mammoth Spring; three step-children -- Wade Sharp and Linda Shelby of Jonesboro, Ark. and Larry Sharp of Russellville, Ark.; his stepmother, Zara Jones of Thayer, Mo.; eight brothers and sisters -- Fanny Hickinbotham of Las Vegas, Nev., Ernest Jones of Saddle, Shirley Armstead of Salem, Douglas Jones of Saddle, Dixie Jones of West Plains, Mo., Doris Brown of Thayer, Mo., Ronald Jones of Banning, Calif., and Michael Jones of Tulsa, Okla.; and numerous other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Vick Jones and Dulcey Thompson-Jones; his wife, Mantlee Sharp; one brother, Wesley, and one sister, Imogene.
The funeral service was held at the Clary Chapel in Mammoth spring. Interment followed in the Saddle Cemetery with arrangements under the direction of Clary Funeral Home of Mammoth Spring.