Lonzo Jones

Wednesday, February 20, 2008


Lonzo Jones, 60, of Leachville, died Thursday, Feb. 14, 2008, at his home. Born in Armorel, he was the son of the late Clyde and Jessie Martin Jones and had been a longtime resident of Northeast Arkansas. He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Vietnam War and had retired from Bush Cannin Company in Blytheville after 31 years.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, James Jones, and a sister, Barbara Long.

He is survived by his wife, Phyllis Pierce Jones, of the home; five sons, Michael Jones of Dyersburg, Tenn., Jerry Jones of Gosnell, Christopher Jones of Gosnell, Kevin Jones ob Banbury, England, and Robert Ballard of Leachville; two daughters, Michelle Burns of Oak Ridge, Tenn., and Krystal Ballard of Leachville; and 15 grandchildren.

The funeral was held at 2 p.m. Sunday in the Howard Funeral Chapel in Leachville with Rev. Mark White officiating. Burial was in the Leachville Cemetery.

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