Margaret Jane Booth Irish
Published: April 21, 2013
MARGARET JANE BOONE IRISH (loving known as Mama Jane) of Little Rock died April 17, 2013. She was born in Leland, Miss. on June 28, 1924 to the late Lawrence Rudolph and Catherine Alexia Burford Boone.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 64 years, Paul N. Irish and her siblings, Lawrence Boone, Lucille Demuth, and Catherine Moore. She is survived by her children, Joy Irish Crow (Jay), Judy Irish Hollowell (Tommy) and French Nicholas Irish (Cindy); her grandchildren, Robin Nicholas Crow, Emily Hollowell Harris, Amy Hollowell Landry, Patricia Jane (PJ) Irish and French Paul Irish; her great-grandchildren, Peyton Crow, Presli Crow, Wilson James Harris; as well as a host of nieces and nephews.
Jane completed high school in Memphis, Tenn., and attended business school there. She worked for Forsythe's Dress Shop, Hall's Drug Store and retired from Pulaski Heights Bank. She was a member of St. Paul United Methodist Church.
Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, April 24, 2013 at 10:30 a.m. in the chapel of Ruebel Funeral Home with Rev. Jerry Collins officiating. Burial will follow at Arkansas State Veteran's Cemetery in North Little Rock, Ark. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the funeral service at 9:30am. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network, 1500 Rosecrans Avenue, Suite 200 Manhattan Beach, Calif. 90266.
Arrangements by Ruebel Funeral Home, www.ruebelfuneralhome.com.