Verda May Shorty Jones

May 7, 1931 ~ May 27, 2011

Verda May (Shorty) Jones, 80, of Moss Bluff, died Friday May 27, 2011 in a local care facility.

Mrs. Jones was born May 7, 1931 in Walnut, Kansas to Albert and Sernia Howe Lewis. She enjoyed fishing and gardening.

She was preceded in death by her loving husband of 60 years, Barnie Jones; three sisters, Alberta, Opal and Alma; two brothers, Albert, Jr., and Virgil. Those left to honor and cherish her memory are two sons, William Gerald Jones and wife Cheryl and David Wayne Jones, both of Moss Bluff; two daughters, Katherine LeJune and Husband Roger, Moss Bluff and Pamela Gwin and Husband Bill of Delhi, LA; sister, Ina Persinger, Superior, NB; eight grandchildren and seven great grandchildren.

Visitation will be from 12:00 Noon to 2:00 PM Sunday May 29, 2011 at Johnson Funeral Home. Funeral services will be at 2:00 PM with the Rev. Chris Fuselier officiating. Burial will be in the New Ritchie Cemetery, Moss Bluff.

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  1. Dear Maw Maw,Today you met Paw Paw in Heaven after this long battle. I know your in a Much better place, but my heart is heavy. I know this was a rough battle for you since Paw Paw left us a year ago. While I was holding your hand yesterday, many memories ran through my head of all the silly things we did with you when we were kids. I'm so glad that you got to be a part of Connor and Haydens life. I will always keep you in my heart and hope you watch over me and my family. Until we meet again. I love you.

  2. Resolution of RespectTo The Family Of Verda Mae Shorty JonesWe, the Pastor and members of Family Fellowship Community Church,extend to the bereaved family our heartfelt symphaty during your time of sorrow. We pray that God will comfort your hearts and sustain you. May you rejoice in knowing your loved one is free of pain, but most importantly, please know that this loss is Heaven's Gain.Be it resolved, that the members of Family Fellowship encourge you to stay strong and accept God's will. 2 Cor 12:9 and he said unto me, My grace is sufficientfor thee: for my strength is made perfect in weakness.Humbly SubmittedCornelius C. Williams, PastorShiela Evans, Church Clerk

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