A Celebration of Life Service for Mrs. Ella Louise Taylor Jones, 76, of Hartselle will be held on Saturday, June 15, 2019, 1 p.m. at Hartselle Heritage Funeral Home with Brother Barry Brackins officiating. Interment will follow in Hartselle Memory Gardens. The body will lie in repose one hour prior to the service with Reynolds Funeral Home directing.
Ella was born December 9, 1942 in Hartselle to the late Ed Taylor and Minnie Lee Speaks Taylor. She departed this life on June 8, 2019 at Hospice Family Care in Huntsville.
She was a graduate of Morgan County Training School, Class of 1961 where she was a majorette for the Blue Eagle Marching Band as her high stepping memories always brought a smile to her face.
Ella confessed Christ at an early age and was a faithful member of Pennylane Church of Christ. She worked as a caregiver and house manager for several years, but mostly a full time Mom and devoted Wife as her family was her everything and she loved them with every fiber of her being. Her passions were cooking delicious food, fishing, sewing, singing and spending time with family.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Norah Jones Sr. for 54 blessed years; son, Norah Jones Jr.; granddaughter, Christi LaShara Jones Marzette; brothers, Robert Taylor (Lizzie Bell Jones Taylor), all of Hartselle, John Clyde Taylor, Frank Taylor, both of Cleveland, OH; sisters, Doretha Young (Jimmy), Mary Turney (Clyde Sr.) of Cleveland, OH; brothers-in-law, George Jones of Haines City, FL, Albert Jones Jr., Billy Jones (Deborah), Charles Jones (Thelma), Jack Orr (Susie); sisters-in-law, Francis Hereford, all of Hartselle.
She leaves to cherish her memory: four daughters, Teresa Jones (Will Rutland) of Huntsville, Brenda Jones (Eddie Mitchell), Angelia Jones of Decatur, Stephanie Jones of Hartselle; one son, Jason Jones of Hartselle; one grandson, Christopher Sharpley of Hartselle; one double related niece, Minnie Jean (Jerry) Taylor Warren of Hartselle; two granddaughters, Victoria Jaylyn Jones of Moulton, Sanaa Goodloe of Hartselle; three great-granddaughters, Kara Ohsner of Falkville, Serena Sharpley of Decatur and Aubrey-Ella Sharpley of Somerville; one great- grandson, Terence Marzette Jr. of Trussville; one brother, Willie Bee Taylor of Cleveland, OH, and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends.