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Shirley Faye Jones


1940 - 2017 Obituary Condolences
Shirley Faye Jones Obituary
Shirley Faye Jones was born September 9, 1940 in Jacksonville, TX and moved to Alamogordo NM at the age of 3. She was born to the late Emmitt and Emma Reed. Shirley was a homemaker and mother of seven children. At an early age, Shirley accepted Jesus Christ as her Lord and Savior. The Lord called Shirley home on June 13, 2017 at the age of 76.

Shirley was proceeding in death by her son Wendell Jones and her daughter Jacqueline Holland. Shirley leaves to cherish her memory: five children, Patricia Beard (Robert) of Alamogordo, NM, Lorenzo Holland, Jr. (Dawn) of Las Cruces, NM, Felicia Shipp of San Antonio, TX, Gale Lundberg (Erick) of San Antonio, TX, and Jessie Jones of Alamogordo, NM. She also leaves behind four sisters, Ossie Mae Emerson (Tyrone) of Baton Rouge, LA, Celestine Woods (Donald) of Columbus, OH, Esther Yarbrough of Alamogordo, NM, and Georgia Power (Morris) of Alamogordo, NM. She had fourteen grandchildren and seventeen great-grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.

Shirley was the epitome of strength and resilience. She leaves behind a legacy of love and cherished memories.

A final memorial service for Shirley will be held at 12 noon on Saturday, June 24, 2017 at New Zion Baptist Church located at 308 Maryland Avenue, Alamogordo, NM 88310. All friends and family are welcome. There will be a reception at the church immediately following the service.

Her family has entrusted their loved one to the care of Alamogordo Funeral Home for cremation and arrangements.
Published in Alamogordo Daily News from June 21 to July 20, 2017
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