Dolly Imogene Russell Jones

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Dolly Imogene Russell Jones, age 88 of Winnfield, Louisiana passed away Tuesday, June 18, 2019. She was a member of the Pleasant Hill Baptist Church and loved fishing, gardening and cooking. She was well known for making a “mean pot of chicken dumplings” She worked in the cafeteria at the Winnfield Middle School for several years.

Mrs. Jones was the daughter of the late Clarence Franklin Russell and the late Sarah Brown Russell. She was also preceded in death by her husband Willis “Dick” Jones, brothers Lester, Red and Charles Russell, sisters Elsie Howell, and Glenda Rodriguez as well as her great grandson Caleb Jones.

Survivors include children Nelda Klusman (Michael), William Jones (Diane), Elaine Hawkins, six grandchildren, fourteen great grandchildren, and four great great grandchildren. She also leaves to cherish her memory four sisters Earline Baker, Pauline Hirsch, Lois Howes, and Judy Sanders.

Funeral services for Mrs. Jones were held at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, June 20, 2019 in the chapel of Southern Funeral Home of Winnfield with Reverends Dick Enterken and Joe Evans officiating. Interment followed at the Pleasant Hill Cemetery under the direction of Southern.

Pallbearers were Shayne Jones, Tyrel Jones, Brandon Hawkins, Zachary McDowell, Shelby Jones, and Damian LeBlanc. Honorary pallbearers will be Grant Jones, Drew Purvis, Matthew Klusman, Kenneth Jones, Shafton Bailey, Lavalle Bartley, Lee Roy Jones, Craig Bartley, Aubrey Bailey, and Gary Bartley.

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