Funeral arrangements for Opal J. Provance, 85, of Winnsboro, will be held on Wednesday, February 22, 2023, at 2:00 P.M. in the chapel of Jigger Apostolic Church with Pastor Hurby Hitt and Bro. Ronnie Malone officiating.
A private family interment will follow at Oak Grove Baptist Church, Hwy 4 Winnsboro. LA.
The family will receive friends for visitation on Tuesday, February 21, 2023, from 5 PM – 9 PM at Jigger Apostolic Church.
Mrs. Opal was born on October 20, 1937, and passed from this life on Monday, February 20, 2023. She was a faithful member of Jigger Apostolic Church and was loved by her church family. She was a happy person with a great sense of humor and a friend to all she met. Mrs. Opal loved spending time with her family, loved word puzzles, love to read, cook, and sew.
She is preceded in death by her husband, Odney Dale Provance; first husband and father of her children, J.C. “Ike” Jones; sons, Mitchell Jones, and Dewayne Jones; her parents, Buster and Rose Lee Crum; brothers, Clinton Crum, Jerry Crum, and Jimbo Crum.
Survivors left to cherish her memories are her children, Michael Jones and Jean of Jigger; James H. Jones and Vernia of Fort Necessity; Mark Jones of Jigger; daughters-in-law, Betty Jones and Jean Jones; step-children, Stanley Provance, Wanda Green, Jimmy Provance, Donna Dupont, Dale Provance, and Leona Provance; sister, Cathy Gilley of Fort Necessity; thirteen grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren and four great-great grandchildren. Special mention of Inga Lehman of Jackson, MS who was just like her grandchild. She is also survived by a host of nieces, nephews, family, and friends.
Pallbearers will be her grandsons – Brady Jones, Jonathan Jones, Jacob Jones, Billy Joe Jones, David Jones, and Zachary Jones.
Honorary Pallbearers will be Kalob Goldman, Brendan Jones, Logan Jones, Duncan Parker, Noah Lord, Trent Lord, Billy Ray Jones, Jr. and Luke Jones.