Madelyn Arnold Jones
December 24, 2019
Date of Service: December 29, 2019
Interment Location: Laurels Section
Madelyn Arnold Jones, of Elizabethton, TN passed away unexpectedly Tuesday, December 24, 2019 at her residence. A native of Elizabethton, she was the daughter of the late Andrew Jackson Arnold and Eliza Veda Stout Arnold. She was a 1949 graduate of Happy Valley High School and worked in the U.S. Navy Department from 1952 to 1955 before returning to Tennessee. Mrs. Jones retired in 1999 as Deputy Clerk of the Carter County Circuit Court Clerk Office. She was a member of Calvary Baptist Church. Mrs. Jones was very funny, smart, helpful and loved everybody. She enjoyed spending time at the lake and with her Church family.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, James Dean Jones Sr., four sisters and one brother. Those left to cherish her memory include a daughter, Kelly Anne Jones Barkley and husband David, Cary, NC; a son, James Dean Jones Jr. and wife Myra Little Jones, Elizabethton and a granddaughter, Megan Danielle Magwood, Chapel Hill, NC. Several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews also survive.
A graveside service to honor the life of Madelyn Arnold Jones will be conducted at 2:00 P.M. Sunday, December 29, 2019 in Happy Valley Memorial Park with Dr. Kenneth Jordan officiating.
Everyone attending the service is asked to meet at the cemetery at 1:50 P.M. on Sunday.
The family requests that in lieu of flowers please make donations to the Memorial and Honor Program, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-1942.