Sammie Jones, a beloved member of the Oxford, Mississippi, community, passed away at the age of 93 on February 10, 2024, leaving behind a legacy of kindness and dedication. Mrs. Jones was known for her roles as the former owner of Happy House Nursery School, a successful real estate agent, and an active member of the Oxford Pilot Club.
Born on November 16, 1930, in Union County, Mississippi, Sammie Jones grew up to become a respected figure in her community. Her commitment to education was evident through her ownership of Happy House Nursery School, where she nurtured and cared for countless children over the years. Her dedication to providing a safe and enriching environment for young learners left a lasting impact on the families she served.
In addition to her work in education, Mrs. Jones pursued a successful career as a real estate agent, demonstrating her versatility and business acumen. Despite her professional achievements, she always prioritized her family and embraced her role as a devoted wife and mother.
Beyond her professional endeavors, Sammie Jones was actively involved in community service, exemplified by her membership in the Oxford Pilot Club. Through her volunteer work, she demonstrated a deep commitment to making a positive difference in the lives of others, further solidifying her reputation as a caring and compassionate individual.
Mrs. Jones’s passing has left her family and community in mourning, as they remember her warmth, generosity, and unwavering dedication to those around her. While the cause of her death remains unknown at this time, her legacy of kindness and service will continue to inspire others for years to come.
A funeral service in honour of Sammie Jones will be held on Monday, February 12, 2024, at 2:00 p.m. at the Chapel of Waller Funeral Home, with Reverend Don Gann officiating. Prior to the service, visitation will be held starting at 12:30 P.M. Following the service, Mrs. Jones will be laid to rest at Oxford Memorial Cemetery, surrounded by loved ones and the community she cherished.