Mildred Austell Roberts Jones, 82, died Saturday, March 4, 2006, at the Pemiscot Memorial Hospital in Hayti, Mo.
Born July 1, 1923, in Russelville, Ala., she was the daughter of the late Henry Wilkerson and Nora Lee Perrydore Roberts.
On April 26, 1940, she married Henry Lois "Catfish" Jones, who preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by two sons, Henry Kenneth and Roy Glen Jones and nine brothers and sisters.
Survivors include one son Charles E. Jones and wife, Rhonda, of Jefferson City, Mo.; three daughters, Pamela Palmer and husband, Kenneth, of Hayti, Mo., and Judy Heynen and husband, Carl and Sandy Shaw and husband, Mike, all of Caruthersville, Mo.; and one sister, Mattie Magers, of Caruthersville; 17 grandchildren and 30 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. Friday, March 10, at the Central Church of Christ in Caruthersville with Don Reel and Michael McDaniel officiating.
Burial was in the Maple Cemetery at Caruthersville.
Pallbearers were Cameron Cooley, Chad and Eric Jones, Chris and Jerry Schaffer, Brandon and Paul Shaw, Kevin Greenway, Jerry and Scott Barnes, Eric Tanner, Kyle Pullam and Don Mayberry.
Honorary pallbearers were Kenneth Palmer, Carl Heynen, Van Schaffer, Mike Shaw and Herbert Perrydore.
H.S. Smith Funeral Home of Caruthersville was in charge of arrangements.