Alma Jones

Alma Jean (Cummings) Jones of Mena, Arkansas (formerly of Heavener, Oklahoma) was born August 1, 1936 in Heavener, Oklahoma to Cecil and Grady (Pickle) Cummings and passed away January 13, 2021 in Mena, Arkansas at the age of 84.

She is survived by:

One daughter:

Vickie Nash and husband Jimmy of Mena, Arkansas

Two sons:

Jimmy Jones and wife Mamie of Malvern, Arkansas

Tim Jones and wife Brandy of Bauxite, Arkansas

One brother:

Bill Cummings of Prattsville, Arkansas

Seven grandchildren:

Chris Nash and wife Amanda of Mena, Arkansas; Shawn Nash and wife La’Jennifer of Mena, Arkansas; and Charley Nash and Stephanie Nash both of Mena, Arkansas

Alivia Jones, Chanlier Jackson, and Troy Hendrix all of Bauxite, Arkansas

Thirteen great-grandchildren:

Bailey McAnnelly and husband Alex of Corpus Christi, Texas; Lane Nash of New Orleans, Louisiana; Addison, Presley, Guinnivere, Gracie, and Casten Nash; Trinity, Christian, Wyatt Staggs; Elijah and Ezekiel Boyd all of Mena, Arkansas

Numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives, and a host of friends

She was preceded in death by her husband of 52 years, Leo Jones; a infant son, Tommy Lee Jones; three sisters, Jewell West, Imogene Perdue, and Joyce Buffington; and one brother, Herbert Cummings. Alma was a homemaker and attended the First Assembly of God Church in Mena, Arkansas. She loved to camp and fish. She was a loving mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother who loved spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Funeral service will be 2:00 p.m., Saturday, January 16, 2021 at Dowden-Roberts Funeral Home Chapel with Brother Ron Tilley officiating. Burial will follow in Mt. View Cemetery under the direction of Dowden-Roberts Funeral Home of Heavener, Oklahoma.

Pallbearers will be: Danny Bob Harris, Brian Clinton, Jimmy Dunigan, Steve Watts, Alford Watts, and Mitch Shirley

Viewing will be from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m., Friday and 9:00 a.m. until service time Saturday. The family will visit with friends from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m., Friday at the funeral home.

The family requests that anyone attending the visitation or funeral service to please wear a mask.

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