Ms. Brenda Jones

Ms. Brenda Ann Volentine Jones, age 74, resident of De Queen, Arkansas, peacefully passed from this life on Sunday, November 21, 2021, in Nashville, Arkansas.   

Brenda was born to the union of Horace J. and Cloyes Mildred Honea Volentine on May 11, 1947, in Hope, Arkansas. She was a high school graduate and went on to receive a bachelor’s degree in Registered Nursing. She was a member of First Baptist Church in De Queen, and enjoyed reading, crafting, traveling, spending time on her computer, and essential oils. Most of all, Brenda cherished the time spent with her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren.   

She was preceded in death by her parents; her son, Clay Alan Witherspoon; grandson, Corey Gants; and her brother, David Michael Volentine.  

Brenda leaves to cherish her loving memory, two daughters and sons-in-law, Yvonne (Michael) Gants of East Ridge, Tennessee, and Kristel (Jody) Williams of De Queen; nine grandchildren, Alarick Lewis of East Ridge, Davin Lewis of Great Bend, Tyler Gants of East Ridge, Alana Gants of East Ridge, Chealsie (Benjamin) McColley of Hope, Kennedy Williams of De Queen, Dacoda Witherspoon of Durant, Trenton Witherspoon of Broken Bow, and Sarinda Witherspoon of Broken Bow; four great-grandchildren, Timothy McColley, Lucas McColley, Randall McColley, and Astrid Lewis; as well as other relatives and a host of friends.   

At the request of Ms. Brenda Jones, services will not be scheduled. Cremation arrangements are entrusted to Chandler Funeral Home of De Queen. You may send an online sympathy message at

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