Buddy Bruce Jones

April 6, 1937May 10, 2019

Buddy Bruce Jones, 82, of Ben Lomand, AR passed away May 10, 2019 in a local hospital. Mr. Jones was born April 6, 1937 in Newport, AR. He was a member of Trinity Baptist Church; a Mason; served in the U. S. Air Force; and was retired from the Department of Public Safety, State of Louisiana, Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Mr. Jones enjoyed playing golf and bird hunting with his long time friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Ervin Jones and Norene Dennis; brother, Billy Joe Dennis; and grandson, Jacob Jones.

Survivors include his sons, John B. Jones of Knoxville, TN, James E. Jones and his wife, Jennifer of Prairie Ville, LA; granddaughter, Julie Jones; cousins, Ron McMinn of Searcy, AR and Molly Hennessey of Little Rock, AR; and special friends, James Billings, David Harmon and Deronda Patterson.

Arrangements are under the direction of East Funeral Home - Downtown.

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Donnis Bryant

May 14, 2019

Bud was a dear friend who gave you a big smile when you would meet. I enjoyed his friendship & all the fun times we had together. He loved God & love to help others. He will be greatly missed.