Amanda "Mandy" Lynn Jones
Amanda Lynn Jones, 36, of Merryville, Louisiana passed away on November 15, 2012, while vacationing with her family in Mena, Arkansas. Mandy was born in DeRidder, LA on October 14, 1976.
Those left to cherish her memory are her mother, Sheila Jones Langston of Merryville, LA; daughter, Riley Michelle Jones of Merryville, LA; brothers, Casey Jones and wife Jody of Merryville, LA and Chris Jones and wife Christy of Lake Charles, LA; grandmother, Verline Jeans of Merryville, LA and nephews Hunter Jones and Bain Jones and niece, Aspen Jones.
She was preceded in death by her father, Robert Jones, step-father, Robert Langston, grandfather, Dick Jeans and cousin and best friend, Michelle Hammond.
Mandy graduated from Merryville High School in 1994, where she was named Valedictorian and Homecoming Queen. Mandy also graduated from Lamar State College in Orange, TX and was a Registered Nurse. Mandy never met a stranger and enjoyed having fireside chats with friends and family.
Visitation will be held on Sunday, November 18, 2012 from 2:00pm until 10:00pm at Green Oak Baptist Church in Merryville, LA. Funeral service will be held on Monday, November 19, 2012 at 2:00pm, also at Green Oak Baptist Church. Burial will follow at Meadows Cemetery in Merryville, LA. Pastor Jason Fortenberry and Bro. Buddy Freeman will officiate.