AMBOY – Elmer D. Jones, 85, Ashton, went to see Jesus on March 26, 2014.
He was born on March 31, 1928, to Oscar and Wincy (Dollar) Jones in Hazen, Ark. He married Fronia Stanley on Dec. 27, 1949. He moved to Ashton in 1967, and retired from Caron International in Rochelle. He attended Full Gospel Fellowship Church in Rochelle.
He is survived by his wife, Fronia, and three sons, Granville Ray (Debra) Jones and James (Bernita) Jones, all of Ashton, and Barry (Amy) Jones of Midwest City, Okla. He also is survived by seven grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren, and four great-great-grandchildren; and his oldest sister, Bessie Swaim of Hazen.
He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Sam, Johnnie, Robert, and Ray; and sisters, Jessie, Tressie, Eller, and Fay.
Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, and from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Beverage-Lyons Family Funeral Home, 601 Richardson Ave., Ashton. The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home. Interment will be at Ashton Cemetery.
Memorials maybe be directed to Full Gospel Fellowship Church in Rochelle and Ashton Rescue Squad.
Visit www.beveragelyonsfamilyfh.com to send condolences.