Mary Elizabeth JONES (Shockley)

Tuesday, May 3rd, 1921 - Thursday, January 23rd, 2020
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Mary Elizabeth Jones, age 98 was born May 3, 1921 in Gallipolis, Ohio to the late Harry W. and Clordean Shockley. She was a graduate of Gallipolis Academy High School and retired from Wright Patterson Air Force Base after 35 years of service as a Clerk Typist. Mary accepted Christ as Lord and Savior and was baptized in Jesus’ name as a young girl. Mary was a member of the Eastern Star for many years. She was a fantastic woman who loved family and always willing to help anyone in need. She was extremely wise and a great counselor. She was an excellent cook, enjoyed traveling and dining out. On Thursday, January 23, 2020 Mary Elizabeth Jones transitioned from this life to be in the presence of the Lord. She was also preceded in death by (1) son, Harry E. Liggins; (2) sisters, Louise Wilson and Bessie Graham; (1) brother, Harry Shockley and sister-in-law, Shirley Shockley. Mary leaves to cherish precious memories and celebrate her life; (1) son Charles Thomas (Amber) Liggins; (4) grandchildren, LaCharles E. Liggins, LaShawn Wiley, Dermont Walker Smith and Dametrais Minor; (4) great grandchildren and (4) great, great grandchildren; (1) sister, Alzona “Ona” (Holmes); a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Funeral services will be held 1:00 pm. FRIDAY, January 31, 2020 at FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH OF RIDGEWOOD HEIGHTS, 116 Hanover St., with Rev. Rodney L. Cranford, officiating. The family will receive friends one hour prior to service. Interment: Woodland Cemetery. Online condolences may also be sent to the family at
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Friday, January 31st, 2020 | 12:00pm - 1:00pm
    Friday, January 31st, 2020 12:00pm - 1:00pm
    First Baptist Church
    116 Hanover Ave.
    Dayton, Ohio 45417
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  • Service

    Friday, January 31st, 2020 | 1:00pm
    Friday, January 31st, 2020 1:00pm
    First Baptist Church
    116 Hanover Ave.
    Dayton, Ohio 45417
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Rev. Rodney L. Cranford, Sr.
  • Interment

    Friday, January 31st, 2020 | 2:00pm
    Friday, January 31st, 2020 2:00pm
    Woodland Cemetery
    Address Not Available
    Dayton, Ohio,


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Richard A Shockley JR

Posted at 12:22pm
Words can not really describe the impact you have had on my life. Your love has helped nurture me into the man I am today. I will always remember you.
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