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Obituary – Terri Lynette (Watkins) Jones (1956-2022)

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Terri Lynette (Watkins) Jones of Packsaddle, Arkansas went to be with her Lord and Savior, Sunday, July 3, 2022 in Packsaddle with her loving family by her side. Terri was born March 2, 1956 in Mena, Arkansas to Floyd Watkins and Martha (Newberry) Watkins. She was 66 years old.

Terri received her Associates in Nursing in 1976. She immediately began her career and
worked doing what she loved for 43 years until retirement in 2019. Terri married the love of her life, Donald Jones in 1977 and together they had two daughters they were very proud of. They then had the privilege of becoming grandparents and followed the grands all over watching them in their sports and being very involved in their lives. Terri was active in the Waldron Quadrille for many years. Riding and catching her horses for the grandchildren, camping and being on the Lake Ouachita was Terri’s hobbies. Terri was passionate about mowing and working in her well manicured lawn. Terri loved her family and cherished all the precious times she had with them.

Terri leaves behind to cherish her memory, her husband of 45 years, Donald Jones of the home, two daughters, Kristy Young and husband Matt and Kelli McCurry and husband Josh all of Waldron, Arkansas. Terri is also survived by one brother, Mark Watkins and one nephew, Evan Watkins of Waldron, Arkansas. Granna will forever remain in the hearts of her grandchildren: Ashton Young, Logan Young, Raylan McCurry and Clayton McCurry. Terri will be missed by all that knew her and the many whose lives she impacted including a host of extended family and friends she loved dearly.

Terri was preceded in death by her parents, Floyd and Martha Watkins.

Terri’s life celebration will be 10:00 a.m., Thursday, July 7, 2022 at the Heritage Memorial Funeral Home Chapel in Waldron, Arkansas with Rev. Jack Smith and Rev. Wally Beckman officiating. Interment will follow in the Square Rock Cemetery in Waldron, Arkansas. Arrangements are being entrusted to the Heritage Memorial Funeral Home in Waldron, Arkansas.

Terri’s pallbearers will be Myrtie Owens, Reggie Owens, Russell Hale, Brent Keener, Josh Hutchens and JD Newberry. Honorary pallbearers will be Dr. Ahmed, Pam Owens, Janet Owens, Janet Musgrove, Cathy Keener, Terri Churchhill, Tuny Hunt and the WHS Class of 1974.

Terri’s visitation will be Wednesday, July 6, 2022 from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at the Heritage Memorial Funeral Home in Waldron, Arkansas.

Terri’s family would like to extend a very special thank you to Dr. Nathan Bennett and Kindred Hospice.

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