Funeral services for Mr. Burl Jones were held at 3 p.m. on Tuesday, June 16, 2020, at Union Primitive Baptist Church in Ruth. Mr. Jones, age 64, passed away from this life on Friday June 12, 2020, at his residence.
Elder James Conley, Elder Mickey Myers and Elder Luke Laird officiated.
Interment followed in Union Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery.
Saulters Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Pallbearers were Russell Laird, Jacob Jones, Don MacKay, Mike Clark, Donald Jones and Chris Jones.
Burl Edward Jones was born on Jan. 3, 1956, in Rock Springs, Texas, to L.W. “Doc” Jones and Catherine Adelia Reagan Jones.
Mr. Jones was a poultry and produce farmer. He was a member of Union Primitive Baptist Church.
He was preceded in death by his mother, father and sister, Cora Jones.
Mr. Jones is survived by his wife of 44 years, Tonya Hardaway Jones of Prentiss; his daughter, Mary Ann Thornton (Jack) of Prentiss; his son, Jacob Clifton Jones of Prentiss; his grandson, Nathaniel Ray Thornton of Prentiss; two brothers, Wade Jones of Texarkana, Arkansas and Donald Jones of Muleshoe, Texas; two sisters, Mae Donaldson of Star City, Arkansas and Carol Ring of Muleshoe, Texas; as well as a host of other relatives and friends.
Visitation will be from 1:30 pm to 3 p.m. on Tuesday at Union Primitive Baptist Church in Ruth.
Online condolences and a guest registry are available at www.saultersmoorefuneralhome.com.