Born 10-7-1935 -- Died 8-26-2004
Joan Jones, 68, of Nelsonville, Ark., died Aug. 26, 2004, at White River Medical Center in Batesville.
She was born Oct. 7, 1935, at Manila, Ark., to Richard Benjamin and Dovie I. (Forsythe) Oates.
She was a homemaker and member of the Lebanon Missionary Baptist Church at Nelsonville.
Survivors include her husband, W.G. Jones Jr. of the home; two sons -- Tim Martin and Jamie Martin, both of Poughkeepsie; one daughter, Carla Medlock of Batesville; her mother, Dovie Oates of Manila; one brother, Neal Wayne Oates of Manila; two sisters -- Bobbie Brucks of Blytheville and Nataline Scott of Jackson, Miss.; 10 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; and a host of other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her father and one nephew, Kerry Darr.
The funeral service was Aug. 28 at Lebanon Missionary Baptist Church at Nelsonville, with Bro. Phillip Lewallen officiating.
Burial followed at the Lebanon Cemetery located at Nelsonville, Ark., with arrangements under the direction of the Qualls Funeral Home of Cave City.