Bill Samuel Jones, 68, of Dyess, formerly of Leachville, died Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2001, at the Baptist Memorial Hospital in Osceola. He was the son of the late Sam and Grace Jones and had been a Dyess resident since 1966. He was a graduate of Leachville High School and a retired farmer.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Patsy, and sons, Randy and Stephen Jones.
Survivors include a son, Chad Jones of Aberdeen, Ohio; a daughter, Lisa Barber of Dyess; five brothers, Cleton Jones of Dyess, Vernon Weaver of Oxley, Mo., Ed Jones, Clyde Jones and Charlie Jones, all of Piggott; three sisters, Ruby Stahl of Harrah, Okla., Elwanda Miller of Piggott and Pauline Ewing of Paragould; three grandchildren and a great-grandchild.
Services were conducted at 2 p.m. Friday at the Howard Funeral Service chapel in Leachville. Burial was in Leachville Cemetery.