October 15, 1932 - March 21, 2021
Martha Eulene Jones, 88, of Broken Arrow, Ok, passed away Sunday, March 21, 2021, in her home surrounded by her children. A celebration of her life will be held at 12:30 PM, Friday, March 26, at Floral Haven Funeral Home officiated by Reverend Phil Taylor. Friends may visit on Thursday, March 25, from 4 PM to 6 PM. Martha was born October 15, 1932, in Sallisaw, OK, to Nealy and Estral (Person) Long. It was Nealy’s job at Douglas Aircraft Company that brought them to Tulsa, OK. Martha worked part time at Kress’s Department Store in downtown Tulsa. It was there that she met Murphy Jones and they began dating. It wasn’t long before they fell in love and started talking about marriage. Martha graduated from Central High School in May, 1950. On Monday, June 12, 1950, seventeen-year-old Martha snuck out of the house and took a taxi to the bus depot where she met Murphy. They traveled by bus to Bentonville, AR, where they were married. Martha sent a telegram to her parents and returned to Tulsa the very same day. In 1951, Murphy and Martha began having a family and eventually launched the Murphy Jones Moving Company, where she served as CEO. Martha was preceded in death her husband Murphy in 2015, her parents Nealy and Estral Long, brother Freddie Jay Long, and sister Sharon Kay McConnell. She is survived by sister Carol Long of Tulsa, eight children: daughter Harolyn Bean (Bob) of Tulsa, Randy Jones (Annette) of Collinsville, Murphy Neal Jones of Broken Arrow, Chris Jones (Brenda) of Broken Arrow, Marci Hamilton (Robert) of Broken Arrow, Stacey Jones (David) of Broken Arrow, Julie Cosper (Neil) of Porter, and Scott Jones (John) of Broken Arrow. She is also survived by twelve grandchildren: Jennifer Bean, Courtney Warren, Natalie Fernandez, Stephanie Steward, Jeremy Jones, Amy Conatzer, Amanda Dotson, Chris Jones II, Colton Maynard, Preston Maynard, Holly Carter, Cody Cosper, nineteen great-grandchildren, and a host of nieces and nephews.
Martha Eulene Jones, 88, of Broken Arrow, Ok, passed away Sunday, March 21, 2021, in her home surrounded by her children. A celebration of her life will be held at 12:30 PM, Friday, March 26, at Floral Haven Funeral Home officiated by Reverend... View Obituary & Service Information
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