Funeral services for Mrs. Mary Frances Sewell, of Crossett, Ark., formerly of Epps, will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, October 9, 2013 at the Chapel of Cox Funeral Home of Bastrop. The Rev. Tim Post will officiate the services. Interment and committal services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday, October 9, at the Olive Branch Methodist Church Cemetery, near Strong, Ark. The family will receive friends from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. Tuesday, October 8, 2013 at Cox Funeral Home of Bastrop.
Mary Frances Sewell was born January 17, 1927 at Strong, Ark. to the late Marion Ezra Jones and Molly Vestal Jones. She passed away October 6, 2013 at the Stone Gate Health Center in Crossett, Ark. Mrs. Sewell, a retired nurse, was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Ralph W. Sewell; a grandson, Allen Sewell; two brothers and two sisters.
She is survived by two sons, Bruce Sewell of Hamburg, Ark. and Mike Sewell and wife, Alma of Sterlington. She is also survived by three grandchildren, Shelly Jones and husband, Shannon, Mary Elizabeth Sewell and Mathew Sewell; five great-grandchildren, Jeffery Graves, Ryan Graves, Connor Jones, Ella Sewell and Jacob Sewell; two sisters, June Johnson and Katherine Dean; a brother, Marion Jones Jr. and his wife, Nellie; and many nieces and nephews.
Serving as pallbearers will be grandsons and nephews.