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Shirley C. Jones, age 80, of Roanoke Rapids, died Wednesday, July 26, 2017, at her residence. She was born January 28, 1937 in Southampton, Virginia, daughter of the late Willie J.”Bubba” Porter and Annie Mae Porter. Shirley was retired from the City of Roanoke Rapids where she was a Dispatcher with the Police Department. She was a charter member of Lakeside Lutheran Church, Littleton,NC.

Family would like to express their appreciation to Dr. Chetty, Dr. Maradiaga, Frances Wood, Community Home Care and Hospice staff, and the Lakeside Lutheran Church family.

Shirley was preceded in death by husband, Robert “Hard Rock” Howard Jones.

She is survived by two daughters, Gwen Jones Matthews (Larry), Patsy Jones Harrison (Doug); son, Robert Graham Jones (Tammy); six grandchildren, Jessica Matthews, Ashley Matthews Hux(Craig), Justin Matthews(Robin), Travis Godsey(Ruth), Brittany Stallings and Spencer Stallings; eight great grandchildren, Linley Godsey, Abraham Howell, Hayden Hux, Aubrey Matthews, Harlow Hux, Caleb Godsey, Jackson Matthews, and Bethany Matthews; sister, Linda Moseley(Butch); many nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00pm Saturday, July 29, 2017, in the Chapel of Wrenn, Clarke and Hagan Funeral and Cremation Service with Pastor Russell Campbell officiating. Burial will follow in new Cedarwood Cemetery.

The family will receive friends this evening, Friday, July 28, 2017 at the Funeral Home from 7:00 until 8:30, and at other times at 823 Halifax Street, Roanoke Rapids,NC.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Lakeside Lutheran Church, 2427 Eaton Ferry Rd, Littleton,NC 27850.

1015 West 5th Street

Roanoke Rapids, NC 27870


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