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TERRY HARRIS JONES

January 21, 1955 - September 7, 2019

Burial Date: September 14, 2019

Visitation will be held Friday, September 13, 2019 at Jackson – Highley Funeral Home Chapel, West Helena Arkansas from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Funeral service will be held Saturday, September 14, 2019 at the P.L.M. & D. District Center, Helena Crossing, Helena Arkansas at 11:00 a.m. Interment will follow immediately at Jackson Memorial Cemetery, Lexa Arkansas.

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Terry Harris Jones was born January 21, 1955 to the late Andrew Will and Hilda Harris in Jonestown Mississippi. She entered eternal rest September 7, 2019 at her home.

Terry accepted Christ as her personal Savior at an early age. She later joined Greater First Baptist under the leadership of Reverend Arthur Hughes, Jr. where she remained faithful until her demise.

Terry received her formal education in the Coahoma County School District, Clarksdale Mississippi. She furthered her education at Phillips County Community College, Helena Arkansas by obtaining an Associates Degree in Nursing.

After receiving her credentials as a Registered Nurse, she worked in various hospitals and positions within the nursing industry.

Terry was united in Holy Matrimony to Alphonso Jones, Sr. in 1988. To this union no children were born but their unity blended a family of three children; Saundra, Roscoe, Sr., and Alphonso, Jr.

Terry was a health fanatic and exercise enthusiast. She was an avid reader and puzzle solver. She was a private person but enjoyed spending time with her family.

Terry is preceded in death by her parents, Andrew and Hilda Harris.

Terry leaves to cherish her memory a loving and devoted husband; Alphonso Jones, Sr. of West Helena AR, children, Saundra (Derrick) Thomas of Marion AR, Roscoe E. Carter, Jr. of Clarksdale MS, Alphonso (Maria) Jones, Jr. of Jonesboro AR, siblings; Hosie Harris of Clarksdale MS, Ernest Lee (Jennifer) Harris of Houston TX , Bobbie (Barbee) Marcellous of Las Vegas NV, Elbert Harris of Mississippi, Perry Harris of Virginia Beach VA, Sharon Harris of Clarksdale MS, Kenneth Harris of Friars Point MS, grandchildren; Anecia Woods, Brennan Thomas, Kenden Carter, Zeus Raccardo Jones and a host of nephews, nieces, cousins, and friends.