P.O. Box 506, 943 Highway 425 North, Monticello, AR71655

Martha Jo Wright Jones
March 30, 1960 - October 6, 2021

Martha Jo Wright Jones

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Martha Joe Wright Jones was born March 30, 1960, in New Hope, Arkansas. Martha was loved by family and friends and was a very caring person to everyone. She also loved to cook, clean, have rummage sales and loved to go to the casino. Martha was also a caretaker for Kindred Home Health Service and she loved taking care of people. Martha gained her wings October 6, 2021, at Saint Vincent Hospital in Little Rock Arkansas.
She also enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren. She attended Metropolitan AME Zion Church in Monticello. She attended school at Drew Central in Monticello. On October 25, 1988, Martha married the love of her life and on April 10,1990, a child was born by the name of Ashley Jacinta Jones whom they loved so dearly.
Martha loved to travel to Saint Louis and other places to visit. She is predeceased by her brother, Bobby Brooks Jr. of Saint Louis MO; her grandfather was the late Hubert Thompson, and the late Armitty Rush, Bernice Wright, and Cornelius Wright.
Martha is survived by her husband, Mr. Keith Jones of Monticello; her mother, Dorothy J. Thompson Brooks of Saint Louis MO; her father, Mr. Wardell Wright Sr. (Rosa Wright step-mother) of Wilmar; her sister, Debbie Wright Dunlap of Monticello; her brother, Wardell Wright Jr. (Alether Wilson-Wright) of McGehee, Brian Douglas Wright of Wilmar, and Vickie Wright, Billy Wayne Brooks (Lisa Brooks) of Saint Louis MO.
She is also survived by her children, Richard McCray of Monticello, Megan Denise Youngblood of Saint Louis, MO, and Ashley J. Jones Of Little Rock; her seven grandchildren; a host of niece and nephews; aunts; her favorite cousins, Pamela Binns, Tonya Binns Doris Jones, Rebecca, Teresa, Tasha Thompson and Wanda Veasey; uncles; and friends, Venus Russel , Dametria Taylor, Evangeline Carr and Ms. Tommie Boyd.
Funeral service will be 11:00 a.m. Thursday, October 14, 2021, at Stephenson-Dearman Funeral Chapel. There will be a visitation from 5:00-7:00 p.m. Wednesday evening at the funeral home. Online guestbook at www.stephensondearman.com.

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Wednesday, October 13, 2021
from 5:00-7:00 p.m.
Stephenson-Dearman Funeral Home
943 Highway 425 North
Monticello, AR  71655
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Thursday, October 14, 2021
at 11:00 a.m.
Stephenson-Dearman Funeral Home
943 Highway 425 North
Monticello, AR  71657
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  1. Pam McDougald
    Ms. Martha was a very special person. She was an excellent caretaker. We will miss seeing her at the Kindred Office, she always brightened our day. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family. I will miss you bunches Ms. Martha.
  2. Melissa Tullos
    Richard, and family I am sorry for your loss and I will be praying for the Lord to guide you and your family to give you peace and comfort during this time of the lost of ur sweet perisous mom
    Your friend Melissa A Tullos
  3. Jerry and Tommye Boyd
    So sad to hear the news of Mrs Martha's passing. She was my mothers caregiver and friend for many years. We moved mom to Oklahoma in 2020 and she and Martha did their best to stay in touch. We were also blessed to know Keith and Ashley and son. Prayers for the entire family and thank you for sharing Martha with us she was a true blessing.
  4. Megan Youngblood
    Momma you fought a good fight but god had other plans we will forever miss you
  5. Stacy Cater
    Martha was such a sweet lady. She will be missed. My deepest sympathies for her family. May God comfort you during this time.
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