William Darrell Jones

William Darrell Jones was born June 25, 1934, in Marmaduke, Arkansas.  He was the son of Reuben David Jones and Dora Graves Jones.

He departed this life at his home in Caruthersville, Missouri, on September 20, 2020.  He was 86 years old.

On January 19, 1952 in Paragould, Arkansas he was united in marriage to Eva Nell Wilhite.  They celebrated 61 years of marriage before her death.

Darrell was the owner and operator of United Pest Control.  His business was very important to him. 

Darrell enjoyed watching old westerns and John Wayne movies, and war movies.  He was an avid pool player, and also enjoyed driving and sight seeing.  Reading his bible daily was very important.  His greatest treasure was his family.

Survived by – 3 sons – Darrell Jones – Dyersburg, TN

  • Rickey Jones and his wife, Terri – Caruthersville, MO
  • Kerry Jones – Caruthersville, MO

3 sisters – Katrina Hill, Glendia Thomas, Sheena – all of Paragould, Arkansas

3 brothers – David Jones – Poplar Bluff, Missouri

-Dewayne Jones, Anthony Jones – both of Paragould, Arkansas

10 grandchildren, 23 great grandchildren

Many other relatives and friends

He was preceded in death by his parents – Reuben and Dora Jones, his wife – Eva Jones, a son – Jeffrey Dale Jones, a brother – Jim Jones

Private family services were held September 25, 2020, with Tommy Day officiating.  Interment in Maple Cemetery.

H. S. Smith Funeral Home in charge of services.

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