Mary McDonald

Obituary of Mary Joyce McDonald

The funeral service for Mary” Joyce” McDonald, 82 year-old Enid resident, is Thursday, at 2:00 PM at Bayou Mason Church, Lake Village, Arkansas under the direction of Bishop-King Funeral Home. Mary was born August 4, 1939, in Choudrant, LA to General Goldman and Merle Edwina (Griffin) Jones and died Saturday, February 19, 2022, in Enid. Mary attended Lake Side High School in Lake Village, Arkansas, then known as Draughon’s Business College in Memphis, TN. She then worked as a secretary at McGregors Inc, and at Woodson-Bozman Wholesale Co in Memphis from 1958 to 1970. On June 10, 1965, she married Paul Jerry McDonald. They were married for 42 years. She also worked at Wilmot City Hall, 1975-1977 until they relocated to Odessa, TX where she helped out periodically in the office at Leamco. After that, she kept busy keeping her life and those of her family going along smoothly and in proper order. She is survived by her children, Paul Jerry McDonald Jr., and Jennifer Dawn Kelley; two grandsons, Ransom Luke McDonald and Canyon James McDonald; granddaughter, Kayla Dawn Kelley; sister, Mildred Dallas, as well as numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; two brothers; Laurence Jones and wife, Barbara and Roy Jones. Memorials may be given through the funeral home to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital.
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2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Thursday, February 24, 2022
Bayou Mason Baptist Church
723 Airport Rd
Lake Village, Arkansas, United States

Final Resting Place

Bayou Mason Cemetery
723 Airport Rd
Lake Village, Arkansas, United States
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