Josie Ann Jones

79 year old Josie Ann Jones of Smithville died Sunday at her residence. She was a Baptist and a fourth generation white oak basket maker. The funeral will be Wednesday at 11:00 a.m. at the Chapel of Love-Cantrell Funeral Home. James Wright, Buford Bain, and Maurice Moore will officiate and burial will be in DeKalb Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be Monday from 4:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m.; Tuesday from 11:00 a.m. until 9:00 p.m.; and Wednesday from 9:00 a.m. until the time of the service at 11:00 a.m. She was preceded in death by her parents, George Washington and Angie Manus Davis; her husband, Joseph Jones, Sr.; brothers, Dewey, Fred, Thomas, William, and Lonnie Davis; and sisters, Myrtle and Ora Lee Thomas, Hattie Prater, and Stella McBroom. Survivors include three sons, Larry and his wife Peggy Jones of Lebanon, Classie “Bob” Jones of Smithville, and Arlin Jones of Smithville. Three daughters, Glenda Stanley, Clara Murphy, and Sharon Barnett all of Smithville. A sister, Mary Mooneyham of Woodbury. A brother, Jake and his wife Ruth Davis of Woodbury. Twelve grandchildren. Eight great grandchildren. Five sisters-in-law, Lois, Mary, Ida Pearl, Christine and Ruth Davis all of Woodbury. A brother-in-law, Homer McBroom of Woodbury. Several nieces, nephews, and friends also survive. Love-Cantrell Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

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