Juanita Bridges Jones

Published 10:32 am Friday, March 28, 2014

Funeral services were held March 24, 2014, at New Hebron Baptist Church in New Hebron, for Mrs. Juanita Bridges Jones, age 90, of Mendenhall, formerly of New Hebron, who passed away on Mar. 21 at Simpson General Hospital in Mendenhall. Interment followed at New Hebron Cemetery.

Bro. Sonny Adkins and Bro. Tyler Chavis officiated. Pallbearers were Michael Jones, Jr., Zack Jones, Danny Williams, Ryan Williams, Scott Carey, Nicholas Carey, Will Jones, and Joshua Carey. Saulters Moore Funeral Home of Prentiss was in charge of all arrangements.

Juanita (Nita) Bridges Jones was born in Vivian, LA, on Jan. 8, 1924. She was the daughter of Audie Reginald Pearson and Laura Thompson Pearson. She was the owner of New Hebron Hardware for 20 years. She was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star and New Hebron Baptist Church.

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Mrs. Jones is survived by her sons, Ronnie Jones of New Hebron and Mike Jones of Madison; her five grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; her stepdaughter, Paulette Foster of New Hebron; and her sister, Mildred Dukes of Booneville, MO.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her two husbands, one son, one brother and one sister.

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