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In Memory of

Janie Williams Jones

October 11, 1927 - August 11, 2017

Obituary


Janie Williams Jones, 89, was received home by her Lord and Savior on Thursday, August 11, 2017. A funeral service will be held at 2:00 pm on Wednesday, August 16, 2017 in the Chapel at Parkway Funeral Home in Ridgeland MS, with burial to follow at Lakewood Memorial Park. Visitation will be from 5:00 pm until 7:00 pm on Tuesday evening.

A native Jacksonian, Janie was born October 11, 1927. She earned a degree in Home Economics from Belhaven College, specializing in Textiles. Her lifelong love of fabric and design culminated in The Starecase,...

Janie Williams Jones, 89, was received home by her Lord and Savior on Thursday, August 11, 2017. A funeral service will be held at 2:00 pm on Wednesday, August 16, 2017 in the Chapel at Parkway Funeral Home in Ridgeland MS, with burial to follow at Lakewood Memorial Park. Visitation will be from 5:00 pm until 7:00 pm on Tuesday evening.

A native Jacksonian, Janie was born October 11, 1927. She earned a degree in Home Economics from Belhaven College, specializing in Textiles. Her lifelong love of fabric and design culminated in The Starecase, a ladies retail shop, which she opened in 1978. After her retail success, Janie went on to become a founding member of the Brain Injury Association of Mississippi, receiving their Lifetime Achievement Award in 2012.

Janie is rejoicing in being reunited with her husband of over 66 years, William J. Jones and is survived by her son, William Clay “BC” Jones and her daughter, Amy Jones Coley (Mike) along with grand children William Coley (Catherine), Bucky Coley and Alison Coley; and great grand children, Jackson Coley and Caroline Coley.