Shelvia Jones McCowan


Shelvia Jones McCowan, 58, passed Wednesday, Oct. 20, 2021, at a Cleveland health care facility.
She was a member of Price Memorial  A.M.E. Zion Church in  ClevelandShe was a graduate of Cleveland High School, and worked for many years in various capacities in Athens, and Cleveland. She was a tremendous fan of the Pittsburgh  Steelers. 
She was preceded in death by her parents, William Issac Jones and Nora Mae Williams; sister, Gladys Townes; seven brothers: Rayburn Williams, Richard Jones, George Jones, William Henry Jones, Gerald Jones, Marcus E. Williams, and James Jones; and uncles and aunts:  Thurman Williams, John Williams, Lee Williams, Vernon Williams, Carzaelle Brown, Lillian Hall and Kathleen Lodge. 
She leaves to cherish her beloved daughter, Shamesda (Kaumer) Hughes of Chattanooga; two sons: Yonderez Jones, and Calvin McCowan; beloved sisters:  Garcia Marvorneen Davis, Marcia Williams, Marlene Doretta Aikens, and Gisele (Michael) Dodd; two aunts: Dana Hurst, of Buffalo, N.Y., and Deans Williams of Cleveland; nine grandchildren; eight nephews and nieces; special niece, Josephine Brown; special  nephews: Chazamom Derez Jones, and William “Bam” Jones; and special friends: Lisa Tate Smith, Janet Ricker, and Bobby Sue Kemp. 
The funeral will be  Tuesday, Oct. 26, 2021, at 1p.m. in the chapel of M.D. Dotson and Sons Funeral Home – Cleveland with Minister Solomon Williams officiating.                                                                                                                                                        

In compliance with COVID-19, social distancing will be observed and face masks are required. There will be a walk-through visitation one hour prior to the service from noon until 1p.m at the funeral home. 


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