Josie Lee Jones – 1920-2022

Josie Lee Jones – 1920-2022

Josie Lee Jones (affectionately known as Aunt Josie) was born August 21, 1920, in Moro, Ark. She passed on July 22, 2022, at the age of 101.

Ms. Jones was married to Richard Jones, who preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by her sisters, Fannie Ward and Amanda Wilson. Ms. Jones was a long-time resident of the John Barrow neighborhood, and a faithful member of Mt. Olive Missionary Baptist Church, where she served until her death. Ms. Jones had a servant’s heart and volunteered many hours in the community; with clients as a Carelink Senior Companion; and visiting nursing home-bound patients.

Ms. Jones leaves to cherish her memory: her nephews and nieces, Larry Jones, Prairie View, Texas; Curtis Jackson, Orlando, Fla.; Wilma Harvey (William), Maumelle, Ark.; Lola Robinson (John), Little Rock, Ark.; many great-nieces; great-nephews; ‘daughters’ Theresa Robertson and Marian Clark; and a host of beloved family and friends.

Walk-through visitation July 28, 2022, Thursday, 2-5 p.m., at Ruffin and Jarrett Funeral Home, 1200 S. Chester Street, Little Rock, Ark. Masks are required. Graveside services Friday, July 29, 2022, 11 a.m., Elmlawn Cemetery, 5810 West 12th Street, Little Rock, Ark.

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