Fred Jones


Fred Wesley Jones was born May 26, 1949, to parents Fred and Alberta Jones. Fred lived in Pine Bluff, Arkansas, during his childhood and most of his adulthood, then moving to Chicago and later to Little Rock, Arkansas, and remaining there until his death.


Fred is preceded in death by his son Leandry P. Abraham, his father Fred Jones, mother Alberta Jones, brothers Troy C. Taylor, Joe Willis Counts, and sister Irene Akins.


To cherish his memories are his wife Robbie Jones, sons Fred Jones, Jr, and Winfrid Jones of Chicago, Illinois, daughters TaShara Cheri Baker (Alphonzo Sr.) of Alexandria, VA, and daughter Tanita Jones and her two sons of Mississippi, sister Aretha Daniels and sister-in-law Zeophus Taylor of Pine Bluff, Arkansas. Fred also leaves grandchildren Dexter, Chelsia, LaRon, Alphonzo Jr., LeAndry, KeAubrey, Eniliah, Dallas, Cymone and niece Linda along with his other nieces, nephews, cousins, relatives and friends. Fred, ‘Freddy”or ‘Big Fred’ as some friends and family referred to him, will be missed.


The service will be held at 12:00 Noon Friday, February 28, 2020, at Christian Way Funeral Home, 3705 W. 6th, Pine Bluff, 71601.


Brian Matlock


Mr. Brian Matlock, 42, of Pine Bluff passed away February 24, 2020. Funeral arrangements will be announced by Christian Way Funeral Home.