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Herman JONES

Herman JONES7,2,3,4,5,1

29th Apr 19252,3,4,5,6,1 - 3rd Apr 20123,1

Life History

29th Apr 1925

Born in Ethel, Arkansas, Arkansas.2,3,4,5,6,1

3rd Mar 1946

Married Nancy Lorene WILLIAMS in Arkansas County, Arkansas.4,7

12th Nov 1998

Death of Nancy Lorene WILLIAMS in Arkansas County, Arkansas.6

3rd Apr 2012

Died in Talihina, Le Flore, Oklahoma.3,1

7th Apr 2012

Buried in Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, Ethel, Arkansas, Arkansas.1

Other facts


Birth of daughter Living JONES


Birth of son Living JONES


  • 1930 Federal Census, Arkansas County, Arkansas, 29 April, PrairieTownship, District 25, page 9A, Ethel and Chute Rd, Hse #155 Fam #156
    Jones, W T  Head  Owns M W 55  First married at age 20 AR VA USAFarmer [b abt 1875]
    Jones, Myrtle Wife F W 35  First married at age 25 AR AR AR FarmLaborer [b abt 1905]
    Jones, Herman Son M W 4yrs 0mos AR AR AR

    1940 Federal Census, Arkansas County, Arkansas, 4 April, Ethel,District 1-26, page 6A, Belleview Rd, Hse #94, Owns $2000
    Jones, Tom Head M W 65 Grade 4 b Arkansas same house in 1935 Farmer
    Jones, Myrtle Wife F W 45 Grade 6 b Arkansas same house in 1935Housekeeper
    - page 6B -
    Jones, Herman M W 14 Single Grade 7 b Arkansas same house in 1935

    Arkansas, County Marriages Index, 1837-1957
    Herman Jones
    Age 20, Birth Year abt 1926
    Residence Ethel, Arkansas, Arkansas
    Spouse's Name Lorene Williams
    Spouse's Age 21
    Spouse's Residence Ethel, Arkansas, Arkansas
    Marriage 3 Mar 1946 Arkansas County
    Marriage License Date 26 Feb 1946

    The date of birth on Herman's gravestone is 1 April 1925.  If thegrave date of birth is correct, depending on how he was counting theenumeration date, the enumerator should have reported either thatHerman was 4 years and 11 months old or 5 years and 0 months.

    Gravestone of Herman and Nancy Lorene Jones
    Mt Pleasant Cemetery, Ethel, Arkansas, Arkansas
    Herman Apr 29, 1925 [no death date in June 2003]
    Nancy Lorene
    Oct 2, 1924  Nov 12, 1998

    U.S. Public Records Index, Volume 2
    Schools, Directories & Church Histories

    Directories report residences for Herman in DeWitt (Arkansas Coutny,where he was born), Mena (near the Oklahoma border in the west), aswell as Glenwood and Hope (also in western Arkansas).

    Herman Jones
    Birth 29 Apr 1925
    Residence DeWitt, AR
    Residence Mena, AR
    Residence Glenwood, AR
    Residence Hope, AR

    Herman Jones
    April 29, 1925 - April 3, 2012
    Herman Jones, age 86 of Mena died Tuesday, April 3, 2012 at theVeterans Center in Talihina, Oklahoma. He was born on Wednesday, April29, 1925 to Thomas Earl and Ida Myrtle Chrisswell Jones in Ethel,Arkansas.

    Herman served our country in the Army during World War II. He enjoyedhunting and fishing and watching sports. His family was most importantto him. He was a member of the American Legion, the DAV and was amember of Belview Missionary Baptist Church at Ethel, Arkansas.

    He is preceded in death by his parents, his first wife, LoreneWilliams Jones, seven brothers, and four sisters.

    He is survived by his wife, Elda Jones of the home; one son anddaughter in law, Jimmy and Ann Jones of Brownsville, Texas; onedaughter, Jawanda Cantu of Romance, Arkansas; one sister, SyvellaParker of Crockett’s Bluff, Arkansas; his mother in law, Helen McLainof Mena; three grandchildren, Brett Clement of Brownsville, Texas,Joshua Roberson of Searcy, Arkansas and Jalen Cantu of Romance,Arkansas; two great grandchildren, Bernadette Clement of Brownville,Texas, and Elijah Roberson of Searcy, Arkansas; several nieces andnephews and a host of other relatives and friends.

    Services will be held Saturday, April 7, 2012 at Belview MissionaryBaptist Church in Ethel, Arkansas at 2:00 P.M. with Brother CharlesJackson and Brother Curtis Brown officiating. Interment will follow atMt. Pleasant Cemetery in Ethel, Arkansas under the direction of BowserFamily Funeral Home. A visitation will be held Friday, April 6, 2012from 6- 8 P.M. at the Bowser Family Funeral Home Chapel.

    Pallbearers are William Padgett, Ken Padgett, Monte McKewen, BillyWest, James Nutt and Earl Jones.

    In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the Mt. Pleasant Cemetery,C/O JoAlla Nutt, 121 West 14 Street, Dewitt, Arkansas 72042.

    Online Guestbook: www.bowserffh.com
    --  http://www.hallfs.com/services.asp?page=odetail&id=211#

    Social Security Death Index
    Herman Jones
    Born 29 Apr 1925
    Died 3 Apr 2012
    SSN issued Arkansas (1955)


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