Aubrey Manry Mooney Jones

Wednesday, September 25, 2019
Aubrey Jones

Aubrey Manry Mooney Jones, 93 of Ash Flat, Ark., passed away Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2019 at Eaglecrest Nursing and Rehabilitation in Highland, Ark.

She was born on Jan. 15, 1926 in Agnos, Ark., daughter of Martha Hyslip Manry and Tom A. Manry. Aubrey was united in marriage to Audie Clifford Mooney on July 3, 1941 and to this union two children were born. She was later wed to Virgil R. Jones on Jan. 12, 1984. Aubrey was a loving wife, wonderful mother, caring sister, aunt and friend to many. She was a Christian and member of Mt. Lebanon Baptist Church at Peace Valley. During her working years, she worked on a farm and in the fruit industry in Washington State. Aubrey was a great pie maker, especially coconut cream and chocolate. She was a self-taught seamstress and had her own alteration business and sewed for the public. Aubrey loved to quilt and crochet; many homes of family and friends are adorned with her quilts and crochet doilies. She loved to grow flowers and work in her vegetable garden and was known as the “tomato lady” to many. Aubrey grew and sold veggies at her vegetable stand on Peace Valley Road for many years. She was strong willed and survived many hardships during her life. Aubrey was loved by many and will be missed by her family and friends.

Aubrey is survived by her daughter, Linda Tanner and husband James; nieces, Hazel Fulfer, Carolyn Graddy and Sue Neely; special friend who was like a daughter, Susan Chapman and many other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Martha and Tom Manry; husbands, Clifford Mooney and Virgil Jones; infant son, Audie Gene; two infant twin sisters; sister, Sally Trulson and Cleo Martin; two brothers, Eddie Manry and Eldon Manry; two nieces, Sharon Kay Campbell and Patsy June Drake and one nephew, Arlin Dale Manry.

Pallbearers included: Carl Pitts, Susan Chapman, Donnie Bookout, Terry Fulfer, Craig Smith and Bernard Sexton

Funeral services were Sunday, Sept. 22 at Doty Family Funeral Service Chapel in Salem, Ark. with Bro. David Johnson and Ron Helm. Visitation was held prior to service. Burial followed in Agnos Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Agnos Cemetery Association, c/o Tina Hall, 4250 Autumnwood Road, Ash Flat, Arkansas 72513 or The Gideon’s.

Arrangements entrusted to Doty Family Funeral & Memorial Service of Horseshoe Bend, Ark.