Obituary - Sept. 17, 2016

John Alton “Doc” Jones, 94, of Van Buren died Saturday, Sept. 10, 2016, in Fort Smith. He was retired from Rheem and member of Faith Baptist Church, Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 6527 and Masonic Lodge No. 503 F&AM. He was an Army veteran of World War II.

He is survived by his wife, Evelyn; a daughter, Karen Jones; a stepdaughter, Lisa Shelby; five brothers, Phil, Robert, Casey, Jim and Don Jones; a sister, Bonnie Lawson; four grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.

Funeral will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Faith Baptist Church in Jenny Lind with burial at Old Jenny Lind Cemetery under the direction of McConnell Funeral Home in Greenwood.

Pallbearers will be Phil, Kevin, Brad, Jim, Paul Ed and Larry Jones.

Honorary pallbearers members of the V.F.W. Post No. 6527.