Shirley Leigh Jones, of Wilmington, NC went to be with the Lord on Saturday, January 25, 2014. She was 83 years old.
Shirley was born on December 28, 1930 in Suffolk, Virginia but moved to Wilmington in 1996 to be with her family. She is preceded in death by her parents, Jonnie Robert and Emma Bradshaw Jones, her sister Velma Jones, a nephew James Michael Outlaw, Sr. and a favorite brother-in-law James Wilfred Outlaw.
She enjoyed her daily visit at the Ogden “McDonalds Breakfast Crew”. She was a happy go lucky person that laughed her way through any hard situation. Shirley had a true love for animals and made friends out of anyone that she met.
Shirley is survived by her best friend and sister Gladys Jones Outlaw, niece Myra Outlaw Nevarez and husband Sam, a great-nephew James Michael Outlaw Jr., great-niece Hanna Louise Nevarez, and her beloved dog, Buttercup who will all miss her dearly.
Her family would like to thank Ogden Baptist Church and the “McDonalds Breakfast Crew” for their friendship and support.
Funeral services will be held at 2 PM on Friday, January 31, 2014 at Ogden Baptist church located at 7121 Market Street, Wilmington, NC 28411.
Visitation will be 1 hour prior to the service.
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Wilmington Funeral & Cremation, 1535 S. 41st Street, Wilmington, NC 28403 910.791.9099