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Willie Mae Jones

November 30, 1956 ~ May 31, 2023 (age 66) 66 Years Old

Willie Jones Obituary

WILLIE MAE JONES WAS BORN NOVEMBER 30, 1956 IN FARRELL, MISSISSIPPI TO MAE LIZOR WILKINS AND WILLIE MOORE. WILLIE MAE WAS CALLED HOME TO BE WITH THE LORD ON MAY 31, 2023, AT THE AGE OF 66 YEARS OLD.

WILLIE MAE ACCEPTED CHRIST AT A YOUNG AGE AT ZION TRAVELERS MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH OF FARRELL, MISSISSIPPI. AT THE TIME OF HER UNTIMELY TRANSITION, SHE WAS UNDER THE LEADERSHIP OF REV. LORENZO WINDLESS WHERE SHE WAS A LOVING AND HELPFUL MEMBER UNTIL SHE WAS CALLED HOME TO BE WITH THE LORD.

MAE WAS A LIGHT LIKE NO OTHER AND SHARED HER LIGHT THROUGH HER LOVE OF HELPING PEOPLE. WILLIE MAE GRADUATED HIGH SCHOOL FROM COAHOMA COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL (CLARKSDALE, MS), AND THEN ENROLLED IN THE UNITED STATES ARMY WHERE SHE SERVED UNTIL HER HONORARY DISCHARGE. SHE CONTINUED HER EDUCATION BY ATTENDING MISSISSIPPI DELTA COMMUNITY COLLEGE WHERE SHE RECEIVED HER ASSOCIATE DEGREE IN LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSING (LPN). SHE LATER RETURNED TO SCHOOL AT PHILLIPS COMMUNITY COLLEGE TO PURSUE AND ACCOMPLISH HER ASSOCIATE DEGREE OF NURSING (RN). DURING AND AFTER SHE COMPLETED HER EDUCATION, WILLIE MAE GAVE HER PASSION OF HELPING OTHERS THROUGH HER LOVE OF BEING A HEALTHCARE PROVIDER FOR NORTHWEST REGIONAL HOSPITAL, QUITMAN COUNTY HOSPITAL AND DESTINY HOSPICE UNTIL SHE RETIRED IN 2014. WHILE BEING A SERVANT THROUGH NURSING FOR OVER 30 YEARS, SHE WAS BLESSED AND GRATEFUL TO HAVE MET FRIENDS WHO WOULD BECOME FAMILY TO HER MORE THAN THEY WOULD EVEN KNOW.

WILLIE MAE MARRIED WILLIE JAY JONES IN JULY OF 1983 AND FROM THEIR LOVE THEY GAVE BIRTH TO ONE CHILD TIFFANY A. JONES.

VISITATION WILL BE SATURDAY JUNE 10, 2023 FROM 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM AT ROYAL FUNERAL HOME.  THE CELEBRATION OF LIFE WILL BE SUNDAY JUNE 11, 2023, 11:00 AM, AT ZION TRAVELER MB CHURCH, FARRELL, MS.  REV. LORENZO WINDLESS WILL BE OFFICIATING.  BURIAL WILL BE AT ZION TRAVELER CEMETERY. 

SHE WAS PRECEDED IN DEATH BY HER LIFELONG PARTNER IN CRIME, HER MOTHER MAE LIZOR WILKINS, HER FATHER WILLIE MOORE, HER STEP-FATHER J.W. WILKINS, HER EX- HUSBAND AND FRIEND WILLIE JAY JONES, FIVE SIBLINGS: ALBERT JONES, BESSIE MAE JONES, LARRY JONES, CHRISTINE VAUGHN, AND STANLEY WILKINS SR. FIVE UNCLES; REALUS HARRIS, J.C. HARRIS, L.C. HARRIS, J.T. HARRIS, AND JAMES HARRIS. SIX AUNTS; BERTHA WILLIAMS, EASTER JONES, JESSIE B. REID, CORA JONES, NITA HARRIS, AND MATTIE CAMPBELL AND ONE BEST FRIEND BERNICE YOUNGBLOOD.

SHE LEAVES TO CHERISH UNFORGETTABLE MEMORIES TO HER LOVING DAUGHTER TIFFANY A. JONES OF NASHVILLE, TN TWO SUPPORTIVE SISTERS: JERLEAN FARR OF MALDEN, MO., AND TINA MCCRAY OF JONESBORO, ARK. ONE BROTHER W.C. HARRIS (SARA) OF LOMPOC, CA. TWO STEP-BROTHERS RICKIE JOHNSON OF ATLANTA, GA., AND GREG MCCRAY OF ILLINOIS. TWO STEP-SISTERS; ODIE WILKINS AND QUEEN ESTER WILKINS BOTH OF CHICAGO ILLINOIS.

A SPECIAL NIECE; CONSUELLA CLARK OF FARRELL, MS. FOUR SPECIAL NEPHEWS; MONROE VAUGHN OF FARRELL, MS., STANLEY WILKINS JR OF OKLAHOMA CITY, OK, JAMES FARR OF SPRINGFIELD, MO., AND DOMINIQUE CLARK OF MALDEN MO. FOUR AMAZING AUNTS; MAE ANN HARRIS OF FARRELL, MS, JENNIE MAE HARRIS OF MALDEN MO. AND VIRGIE BOURNIE OF ST. LOUIS, MO.

FIVE GOD-CHILDREN OF CLEVELAND, MS....: MORGANA ANDERSON (KENYA) OF FARRELL, MS, CHANDRA GRACE (JATAVION), SHELANDER GRACE, LARRY GRACE JR (ALEECHIA AND ALIJAH), ALL OF CLARKSDALE, MS. ADAM ROACH OF CLEVELAND, MS.

SPECIAL COUSINS: KATHERINE JOHNSON OF CLARKSDALE, MS, MARGARET HARRIS OF FARRELL, MS, TRIQUETTA JOHNSON AND TRIVONNA JOHNSON OF LITTLE ROCK, ARK.TERRENCE WELLS OF SOUTHAVEN, MS. BRENDA AND ANTHONY HARRIS OF MALDEN, MO, AND LARRY JOHNSON (KATIE) OF FARRELL, MS, JOSEPHINE AND RICO SMITH OF CLARKSDALE, MS, TERRY JONES OF FARRELL, MS.

BEST AND CLOSE FRIENDS: ANNIE BILBRO AND THE BILBRO FAMILY OF CLARKSDALE, MISSISSIPPI, DEBRA ANDERSON OF FARRELL,MS, FLORINE AND SHANICKEY KIRKWOOD OF FARRELL,MS, RUTHIE SURVILLION AND FAMILY OF MARKS, MS, ADAM ROACH OF CLEVELAND, MS,WALTER SHEGOG OF SLEDGE, MS, KATIE JENKINS OF TUTWILER, MS, AND THE QUITMAN COUNTY HOSPITAL FAMILY.

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Services

Visitation
Saturday
June 10, 2023

1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Royal Funeral Home, LLC
507 Ashton Ave
Clarksdale, MS 38614

Celebration of Life
Sunday
June 11, 2023

11:00 AM
Zion Traveler MB Church
1740 Farrell Road
Clarksdale, MS 38614

Committal
Sunday
June 11, 2023

1:00 PM
Zion Traveler MB Church
1740 Farrell Road
Clarksdale, MS 38614

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