Henry Franklin (Frankie) Jones

Tuesday, July 12, 2011

Henry Franklin (Frankie) Jones, age 70, of Green Forest, AR went home to be with his Lord, Tuesday, July 5, 2011. He entered this life on November 18, 1940, son of the late Henry Miles Jones and Elsie (Bailey) Jones.

He grew up in Carrollton and later graduated from Alpena High School. On January 6, 1968 he married the love of his life, Muriel Smith and to this union three children were born.

Frankie served his country in the Reserves and National Guard. He was employed as a Customer Service Representative for Firestone Tire and Rubber Company in a number of different states. He returned to Carroll County around 10 years ago to enjoy his retirement. He had a brilliant mind and had a gift for making all with whom he came in contact feel at ease.

Frankie enjoyed working with computers, riding his 4-wheeler and dancing. He attended Ozark Community Church. He was very devoted to his family and friends. Though separated from loved ones, he has joined God, whom he depended on daily.

He is survived by his wife, Muriel Jones of the family home; son, Marc Franklin Jones and wife Tiffany of Kent, OH; two daughters, Sherri Egeland and husband Lance of Camarillo, CA, Deenna Baer and husband Bill of Westville, OK; sisters: Almeda Daman and husband Doug of Harrison, Velma Wammack and husband David of Madera, CA; 12 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

Besides his parents he was preceded in death by two sisters: Henrietta and Jorheta Bramlett and an infant brother, Phillip.

Visitation will be 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m., Friday, July 8, 2011 at Smith Family Funeral Home in Green Forest. A Memorial Celebration will be at 2:00 p.m., Monday, July 11 at Smith Family Funeral Home. Pastors Kevin Kueck and John King will officiate. Interment at Carrollton Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the donor's favorite charity. Online condolences...smithfamilyfuneralhome.net