Mrs. Ila Grace Short Jones, age 85, a resident of Dierks, Arkansas, died Sunday, May 7, 2017, in Dierks.
She was born Friday, January 1, 1932 to Frank and Dovie Lemmons Short in Dodson, Texas. She was a beautician, a Baptist, and attended the Assembly of God Church.
Mrs. Jones was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Archie Dale Jones; two brothers, Elroy and Johnny Short; and three sisters, Betty Halsley, Frankie Pritchett, and Joyce Russ.
She is survived by three sons, Archie Jones, Jr., Michael Frank Jones, and Jerry Jones all of Dierks; one grandson, Garry Jones; and twelve great grandchildren, Kaitlyn Grace Jones, Tracy Don Jones, Tyler Matthew Jones, Erin Jones, Amiee Jones, Megan Brooke Glover, Jeremy Ray Glover, Lorenzo Mayson Rabadon, Annabelle May Glover, Sadie Lynn Glover, Jaden Ray Glover, and Treven Hill.
Graveside funeral services for Mrs. Jones will be held at 10:00 am, Wednesday, May 10, 2017, in Sunshine Cemetery in Dierks with J. W. Gilbert officiating, under the direction of Wilkerson Funeral Home.
The family will receive friends from 6:00-8:00 p.m., Tuesday, May 9th at the funeral home in Dierks.
You may leave a condolence online at www.wilkersonfuneralhomes.com.