Called to be with our Lord and Savior, Arthur Lee Jones, went to his eternal rest on February 26, 2018. Arthur was born May 12, 1939 in Junction City, Arkansas and soon after, resided in Little Rock, Arkansas with his parents; the late Howard Butler Jones and Edith Avis Mitchell. He is also proceeded in death by his wife of 59 years, Alice Marie Hargett, as well as one sister, Edna Louise Meriweather and one brother, James Edward Jones.
Arthur is survived by his sons Ronnie Lee Jones (Sherri), Clark Howard Jones, and his grandson (Ronnie’s Son) Joshua Lane Jones. He also has one sister, Shirley Mae Freyaldenhoven, who resides in Conway, Arkansas.
Arthur brought his lovely wife Marie and their children to the Dallas/Fort Worth area in 1975, after transferring with his company, Arkansas Best Freight (ABF) where he worked as a tireless provider for his family and where he was awarded a “Two Million Miles of Safe Driving” award. He had been retired for the last ten years during which time he and his wife Marie enjoyed their own business of traveling the Dallas, Fort Worth Metroplex, buying and selling Antique furniture, before a bout with Alzheimer's, which he eventually succumbed to.
A Mass – Memorial Service will be held March 7th, 2018 at Most Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church, 2100 North Davis Drive, Arlington, Texas 76012 presided by Msgr. Joseph Pemberton. Cremation will be held by Wade Funeral Home of Arlington and a private graveside service will follow later in the day.
In lieu of flowers, a memorial donation made be made to the Alzheimer’s Association at act.alz.org/donate.
Wade Family Funeral Home