Shirley Ann Hall, age 79 went to be with her Lord and Savior on March 26, 2022 at the Pulaski Health and Rehabilitation Center. She is reunited with her husband, Irvin Hall and the love of her life, daughter Rebecca (Becky) Dawn Hall. She was also preceded in death by her parents, Richard Lee Jones & Virginia Jones, sister & brother-in-law, Charlotte & Starlin Saunders, brother & sister-in-law, Johnny & Mary Jones, brothers, Bobby Jones, Donnie Jones and infant sister, Thelma Jones.
Shirley Jean (Brewer) Jones was born Sept. 26, 1937 to Weedon and Vivian (Davis) Brewer at their home in rural Atlanta. She attended Leon High School and graduated in 1955. Friends can gather with the family from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 15 at Leon Christian Church. Shirley’s memorial service is at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 16 at Leon Christian Church. Memorial contributions in her name can be directed to Leon Christian Church. Please sign her online guestbook and leave a memory of Shirley at www.carlsonkirbymorris.com. Shirley married her high school sweetheart, Larry Jones, on Sept. 11, 1955 in Augusta. They began school together in the first grade and were classmates and friends. They established their home in Leon and lived their entire married life there. Shirley was Leon city clerk for nine years and worked for Hammer Maclean Drilling Company for 20 years as their bookkeeper. She was employed in 1993 at the El Dorado Correctional Facility, where she served as the warden’s secretary until her retirement in November 2011. She was also a Mary Kay beauty consultant since 1981. Shirley was a faithful member of the Leon Christian Church. Shirley enjoyed singing with close friends in a quartet and choir. She was talented at reading, giving book reviews and speaking in front of groups. Her greatest joy in life was her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Shirley was preceded in death by her parents, Weedon and Vivian Brewer; and her sisters, Bernice Worrell and Phyllis Jackson. Survivors include her husband, Larry Jones, of Leon; sons, Mark (Pam) Jones, and Kirk (Theresa) Jones, all of Burden; grandchildren, Caleb Jones, of Burden, Hailee (Dan) Hamby, of Rose Hill, Shalise (Justin) Calvin, of Cambridge, Derik (Molly) Jones, of Winfield, and Colziah (Jessica) Jones, of Burden; great-grandchildren, Olive, Drake, Opal, Croix, Maren, Brewer and Crew; sister, Francie (John) McBeth, of Cypress, Texas; and several nieces and nephews.
Shirley Gene Rounsavall Jones of Eureka Springs, Arkansas was born January 31, 1929, in Stuttgart, Arkansas to William Dudley and Evelyn (Hoskins) Rounsavall. Shirley Gene passed away Saturday, February 26, 2022, in Eureka Springs, Arkansas at the age of 93. Shirley was united in marriage to Cecil Ray Jones on...
(February 2, 2022) When two living soul music legends get together, special things can happen. And so we were excited when the great Shirley Jones of The Jones Girls told us that she had recorded a new song with the great Lenny Williams. “Can’t Nobody” is a cool midtempo with...
Sometimes, you watch a TV show and think the character is the person. That’s not the case with The Partridge Family star Shirley Jones. Jones, who played Shirley Partridge on the popular 1970s ABC sitcom, did talk about how she, as a person, is different from her character. The actress would do this in an interview featured by Best Life.
Shirley Jones probably was the country’s most popular single mom when she starred on The Partridge Family. The show told the story of a widowed mother raising her five kids. Here was the twist. The Partridge Family traveled the country in a flashy, multi-colored bus as they performed sugary pop songs. Americans loved to watch these types of light and funny comedies.
Shirley Jones landed in the annals of television history for her role as Shirley Partridge in The Partridge Family, which ran from 1970 to 1974. But the project that really changed her career was the film role for which she won a Best Supporting Actress Oscar: Lulu Bains in 1960’s Elmer Gantry.
Shirley Jones, 86, of Morehead City passed away on Monday, Jan. 24, 2022, at Carteret Health Care. Arrangements will be announced by Noe-Brooks Funeral Home of Morehead City.Condolences and life tributes may be sent to the family at firstname.lastname@example.org.
SoulTrackers know that we've been fans of singer extraordinaire Shirley Jones since back in the day when she sang with her sisters Valorie and Brenda as part of the legendary Jones Girls. And we've been very happy as Shirley has been recording more actively over the past few years. Shirley...
Marty Ingels became a top talent agent known as everybody's "celebrity connection," but he had to beg to get Shirley Jones on the phone. "Are you calling in reference to a bird, dog or cat?" Dr. Gunderson, a fast-talking veterinarian, answers Morticia’s call when The Addams Family pet lion needs medical attention.
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Henderson Daily Dispatch
HENDERSON — Shirley Jones, 85, of Parkway Drive, passed away on July 28, 2021, at her residence. She was born in Vance County to the late Eddie Bullock Sr. and Annie Mary Baskerville Bullock. A service will be held at 1 p.m., Wednesday, Aug. 4, 2021, at St. Andrews United...
Columbia Daily Herald
Jackson - Shirley Anderson Jones, age 68, passed away Monday, July 19th. A graveside service will be held at 2pm on Saturday, July 24th at Maury Memorial Gardens with Lee Stevenson officiating. Heritage Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements. Shirley was preceded in death by her daughter, Darcy...
Graveside services for Shirley Jones, 81, of Fort Smith, Ark., will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, May 22, 2021, at Sallisaw City Cemetery under the direction of Rowell-Parish Mortuary of Fort Smith. Mrs. Jones was born in 1939 and died on Saturday, May 15, 2021. Survivors include four sons,...
Oklahoma! 1955 The first production photographed in Todd-AO. Based on the 1943 Rodgers & Hammerstein musical. Directed by Fred Zinneman. If you’ve only seen the most recent live iteration of this, definitely rent the musical. Oklahoma Territory. Laurey Williams (Shirley Jones in her film debut) is courted by cowboy, Curly McLain (Gordon MacRae), and lusted after by creepy hired hand, Jud Fry (Rod Steiger). Second banana relationships feature Ado Annie, who can’t say “no” (Gloria Grahame), cowboy Will Parker (the terrific Gene Nelson), and Will’s competition, itinerant peddler, Ali Hakim (excellent Eddie Albert).
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Marshall News Messenger
The Noon Optimist Club met online Feb. 3 under the leadership of Vice president Julie Brock and Secretary Melissa Al-Ahmadi. Treasurer Michele Fuller is busy updating her records. The club’s members are at varying stages with the Covid-19 virus. Some have received the vaccine and/or are scheduled to. Others are...