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MARCH 8, 1937  -  MARCH 16, 2017

Marie Elizabeth Jones Thurman, 80, was born on March 8, 1937 in Blaine Mississippi to the late Watson Jones and Consella Keenan Jones.

Marie accepted Christ as her Lord and Savior at an early age and attended New Hope Missionary Baptist Church, Blaine, Mississippi. While in Kansas City, she joined Canaan Missionary Baptist Church and later joined, St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church. She was a faithful Usher Board member and loved singing in the choir.

Marie worked numerous jobs before retiring, to include the Toy Factory, Lake City Ammunition Plant, Avon, General Motors, Praxair, Mount Moriah Cemetery South and a Nanny.

Marie enjoyed spending time with her family, playing cards, and doing word search puzzles. She will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved her.

She departed this earthly life on Thursday, March 16, 2017 and step on over into glory! Her parents, Watson Jones and Consella Williams, sister, Versie Harris,    brothers, Curtis Austin, Neely Austin, Jr., and Paris    Jones, and grandchildren, Curtis Thurman and LaKesha McFarland all preceded her in death.

She leaves to cherish her memory he children, Ralph Thurman, Jr., Tonya (Michael) Hood, Kevin Thurman and Tracy Thurman (Cornelius Flanagan); siblings, Emogene Rhodes, Denver, CO and Jerry Jones, Magnolia AR; grandchildren, Antra Zeno, Jr. Ralph Thurman III, Tanisha Davis, Raphael Thurman, Antwaun (Courtney) Zeno, Brian Sutherlin, Michelle (Rhoan) Murdock, Travanna Thurman (DeMarcus) Lewis and Kelita Thurman; twenty great grandchildren and four great-great grandchildren; special thanks to her loving nephew, Lopez Curry, who called her daily and came to visit her frequently, and a host of nephews, nieces, cousins, other relatives and friends.

Memorial services will be held on Friday, March 24, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. at Golden Gate Funeral & Cremation Services, LLC., 2800 East 18th Street, Kansas City, Missouri 64127. Arrangements by Golden Gate Funeral & Cremation Services, LLC.


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