In Memory of






Obituary for Annie "Ann" Mae Jones (Tilley)

Annie “Ann” Mae Tilley Jones, 79, of Reyno, Arkansas, passed away on Sunday, July 12, 2020, at St. Bernard’s Medical Center, in Jonesboro, Arkansas. Ann was born on June 13, 1941, in Reyno, Arkansas, to Beal and Zonie Crutcher Tilley.

On September 26, 1959, Ann married the love of her life, Bernard Celle Jones. They were married over sixty (60) years. Ann was a loving wife, mother, daughter, sister, grandmother, great grandmother, aunt, niece, neighbor, and friend. She loved her family and the Lord. Ann was a long-time member of the Big T Apostolic Church, near Corning.

Ann is preceded in death by her parents, Beal and Zonie Crutcher Tilley; son, Joey Jones; daughter, Sharon Jones; five brothers, Clyde, Arlie, Dallas, Lee, and Cletus Tilley; two sisters, Ester Tilley and Edith “Eatabug” Tilley; granddaughter, Destiny Jones; and stepmother, Aritta Pyles Tilley Hart.

Ann is survived by her husband of sixty years, Bernard Celle Jones, of the home; five sons, Mitch (Debbie) Jones, of Reyno, Mike (Teresa) Jones, of Paragould, Scottie (Joyce) Jones, of Reyno, BJ Jones, of Reyno, and Dannie (Joyce) Jones, of Pocahontas; two daughters, Angie (Tim) Byrd, of Maynard, and Lisa (Ronnie) Summers, of Biggers; seventeen grandchildren, thirty great grandchildren; and numerous nieces, nephews, and friends.

All services will be held in the chapel of the Fears Family Funeral Home, in Pocahontas, Arkansas, on Wednesday, July 15, 2020. Visitation will be from 10:00 am – 12:00 noon. Ann’s funeral service will immediately follow, beginning at 12:00 noon; Bryan Malone, officiating. Burial will follow in the Johnston Cemetery, in Reyno.

Carrying Ann to her final earthly resting place will be Brandon Byrd, Bryan Byrd, Adam Rogers, Wesley Parten, John Parten, Zack Kincade, Nick Thompson, Mike Jones Jr., and DJ Jones.

The family wishes to respectfully designate the following individuals as honorary pallbearers: Wayne Tillie, Donnie Tillie, David Hunter, Donnie Kirby, Wendell Tillie, and Tony Tillie.

Due to COVID-19 directives, issued by the Governor of Arkansas specifically for funeral services, the following will be required in order to attend the visitation and/or funeral service: wearing of a face mask, signing the contact registry, and maintaining all social distancing requirements.