Jones played teenage roles in such films as “Let’s Go Collegiate” and “Secrets of a Co-Ed.” As a grown-up, she acted in television sitcoms and in Westerns such as “Wild Bill Hickok.” Her last major film appearance was in 1973’s “The Way We Were.” Beside Tim Chic, she is survived by another son, Robert Chic, two grandchildren and a brother, Joseph Jones of San Antonio Texas. The family is planning a memorial survived to be held at the Motion Picture and Television Country House. 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! WOODLAND HILLS – Marcia Mae Jones, who starred as a child in such films as “The Champ” and “Heidi” and maintained an adult career in television Westerns and sitcoms, died at the Motion Picture and Television Hospital Sunday. She was 83. Her son, Tim Chic, said his mother died of pneumonia, which developed into a serious infection Friday. She had long suffered from bouts of pneumonia, he said. Although she never achieved the stardom of Shirley Temple and Mickey Rooney, Jones played important roles in such films as “The Garden of Allah,” “The Adventures of Tom Sawyer” and “These Three.” She started acting in films at age 2. Her son said she was proud of the fact that she was a founding member of the Screen Actors Guild at age 6.