Drake William Jones, age 17, of Hazen, Arkansas, was called home on Saturday, January 6, 2018. Drake was a member of the New Bethel Missionary Baptist Church. Drake had accepted Jesus Christ as his Lord and Savior.
Drake was a Junior at Hazen High School. He was an honor student who participated in football, baseball, track, quiz bowl, art club, FBLA and many more.
He was an avid outdoorsman who loved to hunt and fish. He just loved being outdoors in general and he loved his animals.
Drake never met a stranger. He had the most infectious smile and laugh and the most beautiful eyes. He could light up a room. Drake was always so conscientious and considerate of others. He was always curious and inquisitive. He had so much enthusiasm and strived for perfection in everything he did. He was full of life and he lived his life to the fullest. He was our little buddy and we were his biggest fans.
Drake was preceded in death by his great grandparents, William “Bill” Whitley, Joe and Natha Lee Morrison, and Elsie Marie Garner. He leaves behind his parents, Jason and Cindy Jones; his grandparents, Stan and Sharon Jones and Lynn and Martha Fagan; his great grandmother, Maxine Whitley; his aunt, Jennifer Jones; uncle, Bradley Fagan and a host of great aunts, uncles, cousins, classmates and friends.
John 3: 16”- For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life.”
Drake loved the Lord, his family and friends and wasn’t afraid to show it. Please join us as we celebrate Drakes life. Visitation will be held at the Hazen High School Gymnasium on Tuesday, January 9, 2018 from 5:00 to 8:00 P.M. Funeral services will be held at Calvary Missionary Baptist Church in Hazen on Wednesday, January 10, 2018 at 2:00 P.M. Burial will follow at Center Point Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the “Catch A Dream. Org.