Martha Joe Wright Jones was born March 30, 1960, in New Hope, Arkansas.

Martha gained her wings October 6, 2021, at St. Vincent Hospital in Little Rock.

Martha was loved by family and friends and was a very caring person to everyone. She loved to cook, clean, have rummage sales and go to the casino. She was a caretaker for Kindred Home Health Service and she loved taking care of people. She also enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren and loved to travel to St. Louis, Missouri and other places to visit.

Martha 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.

She was preceded in death by her brother, Bobby Brooks Jr. of Saint Louis; her grandfather, 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 St. Louis Missouri; her father, Mr. Wardell Wright, Sr. (Rosa Wright stepmother) 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 St. Louis, Missouri.

She is also survived by her children, Richard McCray of Monticello, Megan Denise Youngblood of St. Louis, Missouri 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 Thursday, October 14, at 11 a.m. at Stephenson-Dearman Funeral Chapel. There will be a visitation Wednesday from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. at the funeral home.