Funeral services for Mrs. Mary Lynn Jones age 84 of Olla, LA will be held 11:00 AM Friday, February 25, 2022 from the sanctuary of First Baptist Church of Olla with Bro. Bradley Jones officiating. Interment will follow in the Beech Creek Cemetery west of Olla with services under direction of Riser & Son Funeral Home of Olla. The family will host visitation on Thursday Feb. 24, 2022 at First Baptist Church from 5:00 PM until 8:00 PM.
Mary Lynn Shipman Jones was born on September 12, 1937 at Roosevelt, Oklahoma to the union of her parents, Mirl Frank Shipman and Velma Inez Vinson Shipman, and she passed from this life on Tuesday February 22, 2022 at her daughters residence following an extended illness. She was preceded in death by her parents and by her sister, Wanda Lou Shipman Herrington and by her in-laws: Levi and Lottie Jones. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Olla for over fifty-six years. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister and great-grandmother. She was also a friend to all.
Left to cherish her precious memory is her beloved husband of sixty five years, D. E. Jones of Olla; her daughter: Teresa Jones Etheridge (Houston) of Winnfield, three sons: Russ Jones (Rhonda) of Natchitoches, Brad Jones (Susan) of Winnfield and Jubal Jones (Christine) of Mountain Home, Arkansas; her brother: Frank Shipman (Pam) of Corpus Christi, Texas and her sister: Margala Shipman Gates of Hobart, Oklahoma; and her precious grandchildren who meant the world to her: Andy Jones (Christy), Kelli Doughty (Mark), Jared Jones (Magen), Logan Jones (Amanda Kay), Levi Jones (Georgia) Crystal Sonnier (Charlie) ; Tori Browning (Josh), Trey Etheridge (Jessica), Dawn Rogers (Bill), Elizabeth Jones, Samuel Jones and Clancy Jones and twenty nine great-grand-children; and a special niece: Susie Estes
Serving as pallbearers will be Andy Jones, Jared Jones, Logan Jones, Levi Jones, Samuel Jones, Parker Sonnier and Canyon Compton. Clancy Jones will serve as an honorary pallbearer.