Edward Paul Jones

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Edward Paul Jones, age 81, of Fayetteville, died Tuesday, August 6, 2019. He was born April 16, 1938 in Pampa, Texas, the son of Paul Cecil and Thelma Jean Ward Jones. Ed was a retired Circuit Judge for the State of Arkansas. He played football and basketball for the University of Arkansas. He was in the United States Air Force. After serving in the Air Force Ed returned to Law School at the University of Arkansas to receive his law degree. Ed practiced law in El Dorado, Ark., for multiple years. Ed is survived by two daughters, Angie Schuldt of Fayetteville and Amanda Furman of Raleigh Durham, N.C.; a son, Matthew Jones of Fayetteville and one sister, Retta Harnar of Lawrence, Kan. He is also survived by his grandchildren Tori Schuldt of Fayetteville, Madison Jones of Fayetteville, Lauren Schuldt of Fayetteville and Jude Furman of Raleigh Durham. Cremation arrangements were by Moore's Chapel. A memorial service will be held in El Dorado, Arkansas at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in his name to the Broyles Foundation, 3810 North Front Street, Suite 3, Fayetteville, Ark., 72703 or Donald W. Reynolds Boys and Girls Club, 560 Rupple Road, Fayetteville, Ark., 72704. The family would like to extend a special thanks to Betsy Broyles Arnold and Greg Hogue for their help and support. We would also like to thank the whole staff or Westwood Health and Rehab in Springdale, Ark. To sign the online guest book, visit

Published August 11, 2019

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