Margie L. Burris Jones

  • Born: May 22, 1933
  • Died: December 25, 2015
  • Location: Dardanelle, Arkansas

Shinn Funeral Service

800 West Main Street
P.O. Box 700
Russellville, AR 72811
Tel. (479) 968-1212

Tribute & Message From The Family

Margie L. Burris Jones, also known as "Punkin" 82, of Dardanelle, died Friday, December 25, 2015, at the Arkansas Hospice River Valley Home. She was born, May 22, 1933 in Artesia, New Mexico on a homestead to Delbert F. and Nancy Louise Hill Burris. She believed "It took a village to raise children". She raised over 12 children taking in her nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; a daughter, Brenda L. Maxwell; two sons, Don L. Maxwell Jr. and Herbert L. Jones Jr.; and five brothers and sisters.
She is survived by four sons, Fritz D. Maxwell of Santa Clarita, California, Ivo F. Jones of Conway, Dwight C. Jones of Dardanelle and Bobby L. Jones of Paris; a daughter, Candy L. Jones of Midway; a sister, Nancy L. Jay of New Blaine and two grandchildren, Jason G. Maxwell of Maumelle and Rachel Maxwell of Santa Clarita.
The funeral will be at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, December 30, 2015, at the New Liberty Church officiated by the Rev. Gary Tuck with burial in Graves Cemetery at Delaware under the direction of Shinn Funeral Service of Russellville.
Visitation will be from 5-6 p.m. on Tuesday evening at the funeral home.
Pallbearers will be her nephews, Bruce Burris, Willie Burris, William Burris, Chris Burris and Destin Burris.
The online obituary and guestbook are available at


Condolence & Memory Journal

Margie was a character. She kept me in line and treated me like a daughter! Margie will be missed. My Prayers are offerd up for the whole family.

Posted by Jeannie Owen - Friend   December 30, 2015

I love u aunt Margie. I along with the rest of your kids and family will see again one day with jesus love you always

Posted by chris - dardanelle, AR - my aunt   December 29, 2015

Our thoughts are with the family.

Posted by Marlene Graves - Delaware, AR - Friend   December 28, 2015

So sorry for your families loss. Dwight, Jason and Ivo, your entire family is in our prayers.

Posted by Valerie and Ed Seay - Dardanelle, AR - Family Friends   December 28, 2015

Heart broken. RI Paradise Punkin

Posted by Diana Case Renfroe - Dardanelle, AR - Family friend   December 28, 2015

Ivo and family, we are so sorry for your loss. Praying that comfort and peace will be upon you. God bless you all.

Cami, Devin, Lauretta

Posted by Cami Henderson - Conway, AR   December 28, 2015