Betty Katherine (Scherer) Jones

Betty Katherine (Scherer) Jones, 75, of Booneville, went to be with Jesus on Jan. 1, 2014 in Fort Smith. She was born April 20, 1938 in Fort Smith to Earnest and Maxine (Smith) Scherer.

She was a homemaker, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, and was a member of the First Freewill Baptist Church in Booneville.

She enjoyed cooking, sewing, reading and being a friend to everyone. She will be sorely missed by both her family and friends.

She is preceded in death by mother, Maxine Smith; grandfather, W. J. Smith; and grandmother, Grace L. Smith

Funeral services are scheduled for 2 p.m., Monday, Jan. 6, 2014 at the First Freewill Baptist Church in Booneville with burial in Callahan Cemetery near Booneville, under the direction of Roberts Funeral Home.

She is survived by her husband of 57 years, Robert E. Jones of the home; one daughter, Linda K. Uptigrove of Booneville; two sons, James D. Jones of Fort Smith, and Jerry Jones of Fayetteville; six grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.

The pallbearers will be Jerry Jones, James Jones, Wayne Thomas, Larry Robertson, John Taylor and Gary Hurt.

The family will visit with friends from 2 to 4 p.m., Sunday at Roberts Funeral Home.