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Joyce Jones-McNeil

April 28, 1957 August 26, 2021
Joyce Jones-McNeil
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Obituary for Joyce Jones-McNeil

Joyce Ann Jones-McNeil soul went to rest on August 26, 2021 in Phoenix, AZ. She called Arizona home in 2016. Mama was born in Madison, Arkansas to Henry Clark and Alene Jones. Her mother passed away when she was only four years old. She was then raised by her father. When she became a young lady, she had her first son Jermone Jones. Things got a little tough so she moved her and (Boo) to St. Louis with family. As, mama evolved in St. Louis and was very much a woman at this point she had one daughter Jamila Lawry (Jones) and four years later she had me Jasmeen Harrell (Jones). Long story short lol, Mama moved to Memphis, TN and then her journey began. In the late 80’s early 90’s she found a church that grew a love for. So, she joined New Salem Missionary Baptist Church with Pastor Frank E Ray. Mama always worked two jobs to provide for her children and never gave up her faith. She eventually met her late husband Sgt. Martin McNeil Jr in 1985/86. They married in 1996 and was married until she became a widow in 2005. Mama started working at Walmart as a part time associate and ended up as a member of management until retiring after 23 years. Store #1248 and #5196 associates were family to her. She lived a GREAT life.
She joins in heaven: Husband, Sgt. Martin McNeil Jr. Parents, Henry Clark and Alene Jones. Daughter, Jamila Lawry. Sister, Elnora Bailey. Brother, DWayne Morgan. Grandson, Damoni Jones
She leaves to cherish her memories. Sisters, Leatha Defrance, Faye Wiggins, Frances Ajai, Debra Jones, and Angela Jones. Brothers, Henry Clark, Jerold Jefferson, and Jerold Jefferson. Children, Jermone Jones SR, Lamont & Laquencia McNeil, and Jasmeen & Silas Harrell. Grandchildren, Maleka Jones Jermaane Jones, Jermone Jones Jr., Naiyla Jones, Miyka’EL Jones, Yufi’EL Jones, Jamir Jones, Ishma’EL Jones, Ja’keh Harris, Jaiylah Jones, Ja’Nae Jones, D’Monte McNeil, and Daija McNeil. Great Grandchildren, Nicolas Jones, Rocko Jones, Journee Jones, Ja’keh Harris Jr, Legacy McNeil, and Di’ore Jones. Along with a host of nieces, nephews, and friends

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Visitation

Friday

10

Sep

4:00 PM 9/10/2021 4:00:00 PM - 6:00 PM 9/10/2021 6:00:00 PM
Serenity Funeral Home

1638 Sycamore View Road
Memphis, TN 38134

Serenity Funeral Home
1638 Sycamore View Road Memphis 38134 TN
United States

Visitation

Saturday

11

Sep

3:00 PM 9/11/2021 3:00:00 PM - 4:00 PM 9/11/2021 4:00:00 PM
Serenity Funeral Home

1638 Sycamore View Road
Memphis, TN 38134

Serenity Funeral Home
1638 Sycamore View Road Memphis 38134 TN
United States

Service

Saturday

11

Sep

4:00 PM 9/11/2021 4:00:00 PM
Serenity Funeral Home

1638 Sycamore View Road
Memphis, TN 38134

Serenity Funeral Home
1638 Sycamore View Road Memphis 38134 TN
United States

Committal Service

Wednesday

15

Sep

2:00 PM 9/15/2021 2:00:00 PM
West Tennessee State Veterans Cemetery

4000 Forest Hill Irene Road
Memphis, TN 38125

West Tennessee State Veterans Cemetery
4000 Forest Hill Irene Road Memphis 38125 TN
United States

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West Tennessee State Veterans Cemetery Final Resting Place

4000 Forest Hill Irene Road
Memphis, TN 38125

4000 Forest Hill Irene Road Memphis 38125 TN
United States
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