James Edward Jones, age 67, of Manning, passed from this life on Tuesday, Dec. 24, 2013, at Mercy Hospital in Hot Springs. He was born Jan. 2, 1946, in Pine Bluff, the son of the late Aubrey Jim and Edna Ruth Reynolds Jones. James was a retired truck driver. He was preceded in death by one infant sister. James is survived by his wife, Judy Kay Ezell Jones; one son, Robert Earl (Sherry) Jones of Manning; two daughters, Donna Kay (Alan) Wright and Audrey Samantha (Charles) Bivens, both of Arkadelphia; three brothers, Aubrey Earl Jones and Tommy Lyn (Shirley) Jones, both of Sparkman, and Carl Junior (Beverly) Jones of Yuma, Ariz.; five grandchildren, Kayce Teague of Kansas City, Mo., Justin Kyle Jones of Harrisburg, Katlyn and Gregory Jones of Caddo Valley, and Corey McClure of Arkadelphia. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 28, at Welch Funeral Home of Arkadelphia with Robert Hudgins officiating. The family will receive friends from 1 p.m. until service time. Final arrangements are entrusted to The Welch Funeral Home of Arkadelphia. Visit www.welchfh.net to sign the guestbook and view the video tribute.