Ernest Robert Jones, 82, of Arbyrd, Mo., died Friday, Oct. 12, 2012, at the Senath Nursing Home.
Born Feb. 23, 1930, in Cardwell, Mo., he was the son of the late Samuel and Virgie Maples Jones and had been a long-time area resident. Mr. Jones served our country in the United States Army, was a truck driver for over 55 years and was of the Baptist faith.
He is survived by two sisters, Rachel Rose, of Cardwell, and Dorothy Bailey of Paragould, Ark. Mr. Jones also leaves several nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, Mr. Jones was preceded in death by two sisters, Gracie Crim and Mary Rose Mabry.
Graveside services were held at 2 p.m., Monday, Oct. 15, in the Cardwell Cemetery in Cardwell with Rev. Graig Stull officiating.
Faith Funeral Service of Manila, Ark., was in charge of arrangements.