Faye D. Jones, 84, of Mansfield, Arkansas joyfully went to be with the Lord June 26, 2017. She was born in Cardiff, Arkansas to Jack and Freida Richmond who preceded her in death, also preceded in death by her loving husband of 40 years, Thurman (Sam) Jones, her beloved son Gerald Jones, her sisters, and a granddaughter Paige Jones.
She is survived by her son Lauren and his wife Nancy Jones of Jasper, Arkansas, one daughter Sharon Khilling and her husband John of Mansfield, Arkansas Daughter-in-law Terry Jones of Fayetteville five grandchildren; Cody Jones and wife Gwen, Zachary Jones and wife Amanda, Heather Melgar and husband Eden, Ashley Little and husband Chris, Brooke Smith and husband William, ten great grandchildren; Orion, Zaiden, Savannah, Merrick, Joey, Lexi, Lexy, Will, Jay and Hunter.
She graduated Summa Cum Laude with a Bachelors in Business Administration and was employed as the Director of Administration and Support Services at UAFS, and was a Juvenile Probation Officer with Crawford County.
She was devoted to her family and friends, caring for her disabled husband, and assisting in the care of her grandchildren and great grandchildren. Her interests included reading, gardening and embroidery. She was a devout member of the Church of Christ since 1946.
Graveside funeral service was held 10:00 a.m. Wednesday June 28, 2017 at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery under the direction of Martin Funeral Home.
Donations can be made in her memory to the Alzheimer's Foundation of America, 322 Eigth Avenue 7th Floor New York, NY 10001.
Online condolences may be sent at www.martinfuneralhomes.com