Odene Ruth Jones

Monday, March 2, 2015

Odene Ruth Jones, 86, of Marmaduke, passed away March 1, 2015 at Rector Nursing and Rehab. She was born April 26, 1928, to the late Buell and Bessie (McDowell) Starnes.

Odene was a member of Ramers Chapel Methodist Church. She worked at Rector Sportswear for many years and later worked at Irby Funeral Home in Marmaduke where she was a special and valued worker. She dearly loved her family and spending time with them and working in her garden.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Lavhon Jones; her son, Jimmy Jones and a brother, James Othelus (Bud) Starnes.

She is survived by her daughter-in-law, Barbara Jones of Marmaduke; a granddaughter and her husband, Amber and Greg McCullar of Paragould; two great-grandchildren, Graden and Addisen McCullar and two nephews, Larry Starnes and Fred Starnes.

Graveside services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, March 4, 2015 at Harvey's Chapel Cemetery with Brother Kim Bridges officiating.

Those wanting to sign the online condolence book may do so at www.irbyfuneralhome.com or visit their Facebook page.