Virgil Garland Paul Jones, Sr., 88, of Gould, passed away on April 21, 2016 in Dumas.

He was born in Casa, Arkansas on July 8, 1927 and was the son of the late, Orvil J. Jones and R Meda Osburn Jones.

His wife Dora Fae Jones and one son, Virgil “Buster” Jones, Jr., also preceded him in death.

Mr. Jones was Baptist and a retired area farmer. Survivors are a son, Frank “Shorty” Jones of Gould and a daughter, Barbara Cash of Conway, two sisters, Faithie Reynolds of Gould and Ruthie Porter of Pine Bluff, seven grandchildren and seven great grandchildren.

Visitation will be held 6-8 p.m. on April 22 at Griffin Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., April 23, Griffin Funeral Home with Rev. Dubs Byers officiating. Burial willbe at Dark Corner Cemetery.