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Odessa Jones

February 7, 2020
Odessa Jones
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Obituary for Odessa Jones
Odessa Jones, (74), was granted her angel wings on February 7, 2020 at Baptist Memorial Hospital. Her final days were spent surrounded by family and friends whose life she touched is some small but, memorable way. She was the widow of Willie B. Jones. Sr. They were happily married for over 20 years.
Born in Moscow, Tennessee, Odessa was the daughter of Jerry and Renner Jackson of Moscow, Tennessee. She graduated from W.P. Ware High School, Somerville, Tennessee and was employed at Brother’s International Corporation for over 17 years until she became disabled.
Mrs. Jones was a member of First Baptist Church Chelsea, Memphis, under the leadership of Reverend Justin Holloway. She enjoyed attending church with her late husband and in later years she loved participating in various gaming activities.
Preceding her in death was one daughter, Wendy Davis and one surviving son, Julius Murphy (Myshoi), six grandchildren: Trey Murphy, (Memphis, TN) Derrin Davis, (Nashville, TN) Dejuan Davis,(Seoul Korea) Kortney Sugars (Racine, WI), Julius Murphy, Jr. and Soroya Murphy.
She also leaves to grieve surviving siblings: Lucreathia Stennis (Carl), Willie C. Jackson (Bobby), Cora L. Watson, Annie Jackson (Dean), Reola Payne (Bishop Payne), Mary Wilkerson, Elvin Cochran, Earlene Jackson, Ella Manson (Tony), and Rev, Elvis Jackson (Sandra) as well as the late Mamie L Wilkerson, Rev. Charles Jackson, and Rev. William Jackson in addition to a host of nephews, nieces, cousins and friends
Since there will not be a funeral service, condolences may be sent to her sister Ann Jackson, 1250 S. Washington Street, #211, Alexandria, VA. 22314.

Serenity Funeral Home and Cremation Society, Tel. (901)377-3543.
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West Tennessee State Veterans Cemetery

4000 Forest Hill Irene Road
Memphis, TN 38125

West Tennessee State Veterans Cemetery
4000 Forest Hill Irene Road Memphis 38125 TN
United States

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West Tennessee State Veterans Cemetery Final Resting Place

4000 Forest Hill Irene Road
Memphis, TN 38125

4000 Forest Hill Irene Road Memphis 38125 TN
United States

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