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Rose Mary Shaw Jones, 1952-2022



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Rose Mary Jones Shaw was born January 28, 1952 to the late Willie Shaw Sr. and Susie Green Shaw Ross.  She attended school at Hinds Junior College where she received her AA degree in Childcare.  She worked for Mississippi Action for Progress for 21 years. She was a member of Second Baptist Church and the 1st woman to join the 547 Bad Boys Riding club.

She was preceded in death by her parents and four brothers, Willie Shaw, Jr., Douglas Shaw, Thelma Shaw and Edward Shaw.

Mrs. Jones is survived by a daughter, Stephanie Shaw Atlas of Port Gibson, MS; a son-in-law, Tonnie Atlas of Port Gibson, MS; 2 brothers, Andean Shaw of Smithdale, MS and Donald Ray Ross of Atlanta, GA; three sisters, Christine Fells of Port Gibson, MS, Lessie Mable of Gary, In and Angela Ross of Lubbock, Tx; three grandchildren, Antionette Smith and Diamond Smith, both of Waterloo, Iowa and Dajour Smith of Des Moines, Iowa; and a number of nieces, nephews, and other relatives and friends.

Public Visitation

Friday, May 20, 2021
1p.m. until 5p.m.
Thompson Funeral Home, Inc.
612 Coffee Street
Port Gibson, MS 39150

Celebration of Life:

Saturday, May 21 @ 2p.m.
Second Baptist Church
410 Anthony Street
Port Gibson, MS 39150

Interment immediately following the Celebration of Life:
McCay Cemetery
Lorman, MS
**Masks must be worn for all services, please.

Condolences may be sent to:
Stephanie Shaw Atlas
403 Flower Street
Port Gibson, MS 39150

From the Family:
“Thank you for your love, sympathy, and kind acts to the family during this time of sadness.”

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