She was born on May 20, 1950, a daughter of the late Percy and Thelma Williams.
She was of the Baptist faith and a member of the Brainerd Hills Baptist Church.
She worked as a nurse for 27 plus years at Parkridge East Hospital. Her caring spirit made her a true asset to the health care profession.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her loving husband, Dennis Jones.
She leaves behind to cherish her memory her loving daughter, Mary Jones of Chattanooga; brother-in-law, Curtis Howard and his wife, Faye, of Columbia; other family members: Ed and Jan Smith and Tanner and Makenna Smith, both of Simpsonville, S.C., and David and Lori Howell, Austin, Brandan and Caitlyn Howell, all of Soddy Daisy; and numerous other extended family members and friends.
A memorial service is planned for Wednesday, April 17, 2013, at 2 p.m. in the main sanctuary of the Brainerd Hills Baptist Church with the Rev. Richard Mason officiating.
The family will receive friends in the church foyer from noon until the 2 p.m. service time on Wednesday.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks that memorial donations be made to either the Diabetes Association or to Donate Life in Shirley’s memory.
You are encouraged to share a memory of Shirley and/or your personal condolences with her family by visiting her memorial web page and guest book at www.companionfunerals.com.
Companion Funeral & Cremation Service and the Cody family are honored to assist the Jones family with these arrangements.