Olivia Gwyndetta Jones Edwards Magee

Passed 03/30/2024


Obituary For Olivia Gwyndetta Jones Edwards Magee

Mrs. Olivia Gwyndetta Jones Edwards Magee, 94, of Prentiss, Mississippi passed away on Saturday, March 30, 2024 at her residence.

She is the daughter of the late Calvin and Olivia Jones. She was a member of Mt. Zion Baptist Church.

Mrs. Magee, a retired educator was a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Eureka Arts Club, and Mississippi Association of Educators.

She enjoyed reading, playing piano, cooking, traveling and spending time with family and friends.

Funeral services are scheduled for Wednesday, April 10, 2024 at Mt. Zion Baptist Church at 12 Noon. Interment will be at Griffith Cemetery, Prentiss, Mississippi.

She is survived by: nieces: Allia Jackson and Carol Thigpen both of Jackson, MS; Wanda Carter of Tallahassee, FL; step-son, Leonard Magee of Jackson, MS; step-daughter, Cassandra Magee-Reese of Merrillville, IN; grandchildren: 11; great-grandchildren: 17; great-great grandchildren: 3.

Visitation will be Tuesday, April 9, 2024 at Johnson Funeral Home, 1-5pm; family hour: 5-7pm. The Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Omega Omega Service will be at 10:30 am at the church; visitation will be 11am-12noon.

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  • 04/10/2024

    To the Family of Cousin Gwyn, you have our sincere condolences and prayers. Coming to the Gray Family Reunions was even more special because Cousin Gwyn welcomed my family into her home. This was better than being in a five-star hotel. Gwyn was excited to share family pictures, names, and places with us. I will do a better job to keep our family legacy moving and documented. This will help future generations to know, appreciate and respect the bridges built by Cousin Gwyn and our earlier ancestors. Remembering you always, Wilma Jones Gayden Family, Seattle The Late Tom J. Jones Family, Houston

  • 04/10/2024

    My deepest sympathy to the Jones Edward Magee Families what a beautiful example for women to follow the grace and softness was contagious. Will be missed. From the Jones /McInnis family (Sheila McInnis)

  • 04/09/2024

    She had a sweet spirit, always smiling, such a beautiful soul.

  • 04/09/2024

    Such a Sweet Lady!!! My condolences to the family. She will be missed dearly. My mom was one of her caregivers and she loved her tremendously!! Christel White

  • 04/07/2024

    She was my high school counselor. I saw her at one of my Alma Maters years ago.I asked her what was she doing there. She said checking on yall. RIP A classy lady who I came to love.

  • 04/06/2024

    Praying for family strength and understanding during this difficult time. Mrs. Magee will be missed by many she was beautiful lady.

  • 04/06/2024

    Soror Jones Edwards Magee, paved the way for my admission into the illustrious Gamma Psi Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. on the campus of Tougaloo College, Tougaloo, MS. As a founding chapter member, Soror Magee’s legacy lives on through thousands who followed her. Wishing comfort to your family as they mourn your loss. We mourn as well. BAJ Lowry Battle TC 1979, Gamma Psi 1976

  • 04/06/2024

    Rest in peace and love sweet Soror… Thank you so much for your sacrifices in establishing our beloved Gamma Psi chapter…. Take your rest and reward beloved…

  • 04/06/2024

    Condolences to our dear Soror and Charter member of Gamma Psi Chapter at Tougaloo College family. We pray for comfort during your time of bereavement. Our Soror was blessed to live a full life. Continued prayers for the family. Soror Jeanette Y Washington Gamma Psi Soror Fall 1981

  • 04/04/2024

    Such a sweet LADY!! Her presence displayed such Kindness and Grace. Great Lady of God🙏🏾 Rebecca and Ryjiah Gleghorn.

  • 04/04/2024

    Sending my condolences to the family. Mrs Magee was a sweet lady. RIP Melody Laird Gray and family

  • 04/03/2024

    Praying for the Magee family…..🙏🏾🙏🏾🙏🏾 Margaret PHS Class of 1984

  • 04/03/2024

    Our staff will continue to keep your family in our prayers. We thank you for allowing us to serve your family.

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