Mae Dale Jones

Mae Dale Jones, of Harrisburg, departed this life Monday, July 14, 2014, in Jonesboro, at the age of 74.  

She was born March 2, 1940, in Crowder, Miss., the daughter of the late Bryan Claude Childress and Sadie Aileen Woods.  

She grew up and graduated High School in Marked Tree, AR and was a member of the Church of Christ. She married Roy David Jones on August 26, 1961 and they enjoyed 53 years together.  She enjoyed gardening, holiday decorating, fishing and camping. She was a homemaker and loved spending time with her grandchild. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two brothers, Larry Childress and Arthur Maurice Childress; and one sister, Mary Alice Watts.  

She is survived by her husband, Roy David Jones, of the home; one daughter, Martha Elaine Barbee (Mark), of Monticello, one son, Bryan David Jones (Terry), of Jonesboro; one sister, Pat Anderson, of Batesville; one brother, Ricky Eugene Childress, of Batesville; and one grandson, Dakota Quaid Barbee, of Monticello.  

Funeral services were held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, July 16, 2014, at the Gregg-Weston Funeral Home Chapel in Harrisburg with Mr. Daniel Jones officiating. Interment followed in Harrisburg Memorial Park Cemetery. Pallbearers were Robert Jones, Dale Jones, Walter Jones, Victor Holt, Brad George and Rod Carmack.

Those wishing to send memorials are asked to consider the American Diabetes Association or St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital.  

Online condolences may be made to the Jones family at

The Advance-Monticellonian

Mailing Address:
PO Box 486
Monticello, AR 71657

Street Address:
314 Main Street
Monticello, AR 71655

Phone: 870-367-5325
Fax: 870-367-6612

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