Gary Don Jones

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Gary Don Jones, age 79, a resident of West Fork, Ark., passed away Thursday, May 5, 2022, at Circle of Life Hospice in Springdale, Arkansas. He was born January 26, 1943, in Fayetteville, Arkansas, the son of Donal Ralph and Thelma Agnes (DryBread) Jones. Gary worked as a mechanic for McKnight's Garage and JC Penney for years, then he started driving a truck for Willis Shaw Express where he retired. He then was the Transportation Director for West Fork Public Schools. He was a past member of the West Fork Volunteer Fire Department and had served as a part time patrolman for West Fork Police Department. He was preceded in death by his parents, a daughter, Mirinda Jones and a brother, Loy Jones. Survivors include his wife of 60 years, Mary Ellen Jones; a son, Jimmy Jones and his wife Kathy of West Fork, Arkansas; two grandsons, Matthew Jones of Seattle, Washington, and Jackson Jones of West Fork, Arkansas; a sister, Carola Courtney of Livonia, Michigan; numerous nieces, nephews, and extended families. The family will receive friends Monday, May 9, 2022, 5-7 p.m., at Luginbuel Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the West Fork Cemetery, P.O. Box 676, West Fork, Arkansas, 72774. Online guest book:

Published May 7, 2022

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