Betty Sue Jones

Thursday, January 3, 2013
Betty Sue Jones

Betty Sue (Blackwell) Jones, 82, of Piggott, Ark., passed away Monday, December 24, 2012 at the Piggott Community Hospital.

She was born on August 12, 1930 near Pollard, Ark., and was the daughter of the late Newt Blackwell and Ella May (Young) Blackwell. She was united in marriage to Samuel J. Jones on March 9, 1948 and to this union three children were born: Sammy Jr. Jones of 29 Palms, Calif., Barbara Sue Jones of Jonesboro, Ark. and Linda Kay Rainbolt of Palmyra, Va.

She is survived by her husband, three children, four grandchildren, two great-grand children and one sister, Delcie Terry of Gainesville, Fla.

She was a nurse for 28 years and worked in her profession in California, Missouri, Oklahoma, Virginia and here in the Piggott Nursing Home. She played golf with her husband and they took awards in several tournaments. She was a member of the Campbell, Missouri Seventh-day Adventist Church.

Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Friday, Dec. 28, 2012, in the Hoggard and Sons Chapel with Brett Randall officiating. Burial was in New Hope Cemetery in Pollard, Ark. Visitation was held Thursday Dec. 27, at the funeral home. Pallbearers were Don Martin, Peter Jones, Phillip Declerk, Patrick Day, Alan Campbell and John Crittenden. Hoggard and Sons Funeral Home of Piggott, Ark., was in charge of the arrangements.

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