Carol Phelan Jones, 86, of Dumas, passed away on October 28, 2017 in Little Rock.

She was born on February 26, 1931 in Clarendon and was the daughter of the late, Joseph Albert Phelan and Iva Mae Wilson Phelan.

Her late husband, Harold L. Jones and one daughter, Jo Carol Jones Gill preceded her in death.

Mrs. Jones was a member of First United Methodist Church in Dumas, owner of M.M. Jones and Mother Antiques in Dumas for 15 years, and was a founding member of Dumas Community Theater.

Honored as the 1994 Dumas Woman of the Year, Mrs. Jones participated in many church, civic, arts and educational organizations. She served on the board of directors of the Dumas Area Arts Council and as chairman of the membership and dance committees as well as the board of directors for Friends of the Arkansas Educational Television Network and past regional chairman for the American Cancer Society.

Survivors are one son, Scott P. Jones and wife, Sissy of Heber Springs; a daughter, Mae Margaret Hays and husband Chris of Dumas; six grandchildren, Scott David Jones (Kacey), Lee Jones (Elizabeth), Elizabeth Evans (Casey), Page Gill (Ashley), Wilson Hays and Caroline Pennington (David); and six great grandchildren, Claire, Eva, Piper, Elijah, Anna Lee and Anderson.

Funeral services will be held Tuesday morning, October 31, 2017 at Walnut Lake Cemetery with Dr. Tandy Hanson officiating.

Memorials may be made to First United Methodist Church, American Cancer Society or Donor’s choice.

Arrangements by Griffin Funeral Home of Dumas.

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