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Max Jones

Max Jones

Max Jones, age 84, of Mena, died Sunday, October 25, 2020 at the Arkansas Hospice in Hot Springs, Arkansas. He was born on Sunday, October 18, 1936 to Guy and Mable Irene Hunsaker Jones in Grannis, Arkansas.
Max was a faithful Christian who served his Lord humbly and his country proudly. Max served in the United States Army from 1955 to 1958 and was honorably discharged. He was a member of the Arkansas Mayor’s Association, the National Association of Purchasing Agents, former member of the First Baptist Church in Grannis, Arkansas, Colleyville, Texas, and Mena, Arkansas and an active member of the Christ’s Community Fellowship in Mena. His philosophy for life was always to keep it simple. He was very proud of his career and took great pride in the work he did. His family was always his top priority and he loved them all to the very end. Max was a loving husband, father, brother, uncle and friend and will be missed by all who knew him.
He is preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Joel Jones and Winfred Jones.
Max is survived by his loving wife of 62 years, Inez Thomas Jones of Mena; one son, Jeffrey Max Jones and wife, Marion Steers Jones of Lilburn, Georgia; and daughter, Julie Ann Jones of Bryant, Arkansas; sister, Barbara Kendrick of Lenexa, Kansas; five grandchildren, Corrie Appelbaum of Oakland, California, Steven Jones of Prosper, Texas, Emily Langley of Dunwoody, Georgia, Nathan Jones of San Mateo, California, and Aspen Trevino of Grand Prairie, Texas; one great granddaughter, Madeline Appelbaum of Oakland, California; and several nieces and nephews and a host of other relatives and friends.
Funeral services will be Friday, October 30, 2020 at 2:00 P.M. at the Christ’s Community Fellowship in Mena. Interment will follow in the Pinecrest Memorial Park in Mena. Visitation will be Thursday, October 29, 2020 from 6-8 PM at the Bowser Family Funeral Home Chapel in Mena. Arrangements are entrusted to Bowser Family Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests contributions made to Gideon’s International, PO Box 781, Mena, AR 71953.
Online Guestbook: bowserffh.com

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