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Pauline O. (Black) Jones

December 4, 1930 ~ July 7, 2020 (age 89)


Beloved wife and mother Pauline O. Jones, 89, of Russellville, AR passed away on July 7th, 2020, and is now with her Lord and Savior in Heaven. 

She is preceded in death by her husband of 70 years Otis R. Jones, one sister Pearline “Alice” Bolin of Ocean Springs, MS; and one brother Paul Black of Pine Bluff, AR.   Pauline, aka “Mama” is survived by two daughters:  Jeanette Whitcomb and husband Boomer of Dover, AR and Diane Lewis and husband Rick of Springdale, AR and her brother Percy “George” Black of Altus, OK. She will be missed by her three grandsons, Jeremy Whitcomb and wife Misty of Dover; Josh Whitcomb and wife Stephanie of Fayetteville, and Matthew Lewis of Springdale.  She also leaves behind two dearly loved great grandchildren, her whirlwinds, Luke Whitcomb and Claire Whitcomb of Dover.

Pauline was born in Aplin, Arkansas in 1930 to W.W. and Lillian Maness Black.  She enjoyed sewing, Bible study, camping, crafts, and being with her family. She was a member of Second Baptist Church, Russellville, where she was involved with the Young at Heart and the Fellowship Ministry. She was well loved by all that knew her, had a kind and giving heart and was a joy to be around. 

Jonathan Whitlock will officiate. A private family graveside service will be held under the direction of Humphrey Funeral Service. Internet obituary and on-line guest book are available at

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