Services for Mary Ruth Jones, 83, Bella Vista, Ark., will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Warren-McElwain Mortuary. Burial will follow in the Clinton Cemetery in Clinton.
Mrs. Jones died Thursday, March 21, 2002, at her home.
She was born on July 18, 1918, in DeValls Bluff, Ark., the daughter of Isaac and Piety (Robinson) Nicholson.
Mrs. Jones was a homemaker and had worked in retail. She was a member of the Bella Vista Christian Church. She lived in Kansas City, Kan., for many years before moving to Arkansas 18 years ago.
She married W.C. Jones on Nov. 30, 1939, in DeValls Bluff. He died March 13, 1991.
Survivors include a daughter, Debra Carol Rightmire, Little Rock, Ark.; two sons, W. Donald Jones, Longmont, Colo., and Dr. Keith Jones, Lawrence; a brother, Thomas Boswell Nicholson, Memphis, Tenn.; seven grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
The family suggests memorials to the church, sent in care of the mortuary. The family will greet friends from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday at the mortuary. Online condolences may be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org, subject: Jones.