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Shirley June Maxey Jones, 80

New Albany, MS obituary 2019

Shirley June Maxey Jones, 80

Shirley June Maxey Jones, 80, passed away Saturday, December 17, 2016 at Magnolia Place in New Albany.  She was born February 17, 1936 in Memphis to Barney Franklin Maxey and Grace Gaines Maxey.

She retired as Account Executive from New Albany Surgical Group.  She was a member of Friendship Methodist Church in Enterprise and was a former member of Tallahatchie Arts Council and Northeast Mississippi Tourism Council.

For many years she enjoyed ballroom dancing along with her sister, Annette.

Funeral services will be 1:00p.m. Wednesday, December 21, 2016 at United Funeral Service with Rev. Dan Darling and Rev. Jason Howell officiating. Burial will be at Old Liberty Hill Cemetery.  United Funeral Service is in charge of the arrangements.

She is survived by her daughter, Tammie Jones Wilson of Pontotoc; her grandson, Jonathan Andrew Wilson (Melissa) of El Dorado, KS and a great granddaughter, Zoee Grace Wilson of El Dorado, KS and two sisters, Virginia Maxey Hillis of Enterprise and Annette Maxey Sullivan of New Albany.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, John Henry Jones; a sister, Billie Maxey Halbrook; a brother, Bobby F. Maxey; a nephew, Mark Keith Sullivan and a niece, Ann Hillis Jordan.

Visitation will be Wednesday from 11:00a.m. till service time at the funeral home.

Memorials may be made to Liberty Hill Heritage LLC, 9425 Hwy. 346, Pontotoc, MS 38863 or the American Cancer Society.

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