EAST PRAIRIE - Arnold Ray Jones, 66, died at 11:42 p.m. Sept. 17, 2003, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston.
Born Aug. 4, 1937, in Hornersville, son of the late George and Sadie Holt Jones, he lived in Mississippi County most of his life and was a member of the Victory Chapel Church in Charleston.
On Sept. 13, 1973, he married Lorene McDowell who preceded him in death on Oct. 30, 2000.
Survivors include: one daughter, Carolyn Perry of Diehlstadt; one brother, Larry Jones of Zellwood, Fla.; one sister, Patsy Hunt of East Prairie; and two grandchildren, Amanda Perry and Glena Perry of Diehlstadt.
He was also preceded in death by three brothers, William Jones, George Lee Jones and Jerry Jones; and two sisters, Barbara Jones and Mary Brewer.
Visitation is from noon Friday until service time at 2 p.m. at McMikle Funeral Home in Charleston. The Rev. Jack Hargraves, pastor of Victory Chapel Church, will officiate.
Burial will follow in Oak Grove Cemetery near Charleston.