STUTTGART — Ja’Kylen Nyreil Jones “Dude” was born August 16, 2007 in Stuttgart, Ark. to LaToya Nicole Wiley and Elijah Jones Jr. He departed this life on June 30, 2013.
In April 2013, Ja’Kylen graduated from Stuttgart Early Headstart. He was a very unique child, who loved Spiderman and enjoyed a variety of sports. While engaging and enjoying sports, he was blessed to have several special sport friends: Terrance Hicks, Frank O’Neal, Keith Pickett, Leonard Reed, Rodney Owens and Tim Johnson.
He was preceded in death by his great-grandfather, Roy Powell Sr. He leaves to cherish his memory: Mother, Latoya Nicole Wiley of Stuttgart, Ark.; Father, Elijah Jones Jr. of Humphrey, Ark.; two sisters, Ja’Kyria Jones and E’layah Jones; Grandmother, Tammy (Allen) Wiley Nelson of Pine Bluff, Ark.; Grandparents, Elijah Sr. and Nadine Jones of Humphrey, Ark. Grandfather, Kenneth (Carolyn) Johnson of Milwaukee, Wis.; Great-grandmother, Ray Lynn Wiley Holt of Stuttgart, Ark.; God-mother, Martha Myles; Special Grandfather, Michael Holt; Special Uncle & Aunt Pakita and Dewayne Humphrey of Stuttgart, Ark.; Aunts, LaConda Wiley, Tonya Scott; as well as a host of other relatives and friends. Family hour will be 5-7 p.m. Tuesday July 9, 2013 Lively Stone Church. Funeral service will be 1 p.m. Wednesday July 10, 2013 at First Baptist Church. Services entrusted to Integrity Funeral Home 206 West Washington Stuttgart, Ark. 870-672-7221 http://www.integrityfuneralhome.us/ or facebook