Deborah Fay Jones, 55, of Little Rock gained her angel wings on Wednesday, November 15, 2017 with her family by her side after a short battle with cancer. She was born March 27, 1962 to Shelby Slater Sr. (Robbie) and the late Bobbie Jean Griffo in Gillett, AR. Deborah married the love of her life, Edward Jones after 26 years on June 3, 2016. She was a loving mother and grandmother. She was a kind, caring, and giving woman that never met a stranger. Loved by everyone she came in contact with and always willing to help others. Deborah worked with her clients until one day before her hospitalization. She was hard working and loved taking care of them. They were her family also.
She leaves to cherish her memory husband Edward Jones, sons Marquis Slater, Daniel Williams (Maude), daughters Terina Brown, Audrita Williams, Ebony Gaines (William) all of Little Rock. Siblings: Jimmy Slater of San Antonio, TX, Shelby Slater Jr. (Glory), Danny Slater (Ocie) both of Dumas, Richard Slater (Patricia) of Little Rock; James Lever, and Jackie Williams (Delano) of Dewitt; brother-in-law Jessie Jones (Rachel Louise) of Truth or Consequences, NM; sister -in-law Victoria Stocker of Pine Bluff; father, Shelby Slater Sr. (Robbie); fourteen grandchildren, two great-grandchildren, a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends. Deborah is preceded in death by her mother Bobbie Jean Griffo; sister Sherry Slater and brother Travis Burse.
Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, November 21, 2017 at 10:00 am at A Natural State Funeral Service in Jacksonville, Arkansas with burial to follow at the Arkansas State Veterans Cemetery in North Little Rock, Arkansas. A visitation will be held at the funeral home on Monday evening from 6-8pm. Her online guestbook is available at www.anaturalstatefuneralservice.com