May 26, 1947 - October 8, 2021
Earlene Buckley-Jones was born on May 26,1947, in Romulus, Michigan. She began her journey as the third blessing of ten born to the late John Henry and Marie Buckley. Earlene attended Romulus Community School system where she graduated in 1965. Earlene accepted Jesus Christ as her Lord and Savior at an early age at Romulus Community Baptist Church and dedicated her life to serving the Lord. Earlene faithfully devoted her service to Faithway Ministries as personal assistant to Bishop Bennie L. Oliphant. Earlene worked for the Wayne County Intermediate School district, later renamed Regional Educational Service Agencies, (RESA) where she dedicated more than 40 years of professional service prior to her well-deserved retirement. Earlene met and married John Henry Jones August 30,1981. Their loving marriage flourished for forty years. Her love and affection for her husband was remarkable. Earlene was fiercely fabulous and had an impeccable sense of style, grace and elegance. Her smile would light up the room. She loved life, her dear friends, and her family was especially dear to her heart. Earlene shared a very special bond with all of her nieces and nephews who loved her dearly and enjoyed spending time with them. She dedicated her life to caring for her mother. Earlene's warm heart and loving spirit made every relationship unique. Earlene peacefully slipped away to eternal rest at 7:01 AM on October 8,2021. She leaves in the picture gallery of life to cherish her memories: her loving husband, John Henry Jones; one stepson, Clayton Newson; one sister, Josephine Eatman; four brothers, Ronald (Cheryle) Buckley, Wendell (Kensheilia) Buckley, Herbert (Elizabeth) Buckley, and Sterling (LaTifia) Buckley; four grandchildren, four great-grandchildren; two aunts, Helen Galloway and Betty Loyd, both Memphis, TN; six godchildren, Katrena King, DeAaron Alexander, Lanika Buckley, Kimberly Cooper, Taron Smith, and Tina Greene; special friends, Judith Beanum and Carolyn Mosley; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Earlene Buckley-Jones was preceded in death by her parents, John Henry and Marie Buckley, four brothers, James Buckley, Johnnie Buckley, Lawrence Buckley, and Terry Buckley and one stepson, John H. Jones Jr.
Earlene Buckley-Jones was born on May 26,1947, in Romulus, Michigan. She began her journey as the third blessing of ten born to the late John Henry and Marie Buckley. Earlene attended Romulus Community School system where she graduated in... View Obituary & Service Information
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