A Celebration of Life Graveside Service for Ms. Estella "Tina" W. Jones, 67 of Decatur, Alabama will be 11:00 a.m. Saturday, July 18, 2020 at the Decatur City Cemetery with the Reverend Roderick Stallworth officiating. Public viewing will be held on Friday, July 17, 2020 from 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. at Reynolds Funeral Home.
Estella Waltina Jones was called from this life to Eternal life on Monday, July 13, 2020 at the Decatur Morgan Hospital – Decatur General Campus. Tina as she was known to family and friends was born in Decatur, Alabama on June 7, 1953 to Walter Jones and Donella Allen Jones. Her first name is of significance in honor of her maternal grandmother, Estella Hill Allen and her middle name was in honor of her father.
Tina attended school in Decatur and was a graduate of Decatur High School Class of 1971.
Tina wore many hats during her life which consisted of mother, grandmother, sister, aunt and friend. In addition to her family hats, she was active in the life of King’s Memorial United Methodist Church and was a fifth generation of the congregation. Throughout her congregational life, she participated in all ministries of the church which included currently, Usher Board, Chairperson for the Pastor-Staff-Parish Committee and Church Council.
After the death of her aunt, Mrs. Billie Augusta Allen Phillips, the torch for beauty care and hair design was passed on to Tina. Unique Beauty Salon is the oldest beauty salon in continuous business in Decatur, and one of the oldest businesses in Old Town Decatur.
Family preceding her in death included: Parents; son, Malcolm Jones; aunt and uncle, Mr. Jack E. and Mrs. Billie A. Phillips; sister, Annie Delois Reed; nephew, Larry Reed.
Tina leaves to cherish her memory: a son, Tavares (Sabrina) Jones; grandchildren, Jazmin Jones, Jayden Jones, Ja Kobi Jones, Cameron Kilgore, Cole Kilgore; sibling, Sandra Jones (Bennie Thompson); a special friend, Thomas Miller; nieces and nephews, Charlotte (Silas) Wilson, Samantha Allison, Sonya Cowley, Michael Reed, Paula Reed and John Reed; best friends, Carol Watkins and Gwen Embry; a host of great nieces, cousins, other relatives and friends.
Pallbearers will be Family, Friends and Decatur High School Classmates of 1971.
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