Medical 05

Kenya (Keller) Jones

March 12, 1981 ~ January 22, 2022 (age 40)


Maggie Lakenya Jones was born March 12th, 1981, to Daniel and Maggie Keller in Oxford, MS.

“Kenya,” as she was affectionately called, was a graduate of Oxford High School’s class of 1999, The University of Mississippi’s class of 2004, and completed nursing school in 2009.

She was united in matrimony to Tyrone L. Jones on October 16, 2021.

On Saturday January 22, 2022, she departed her earthly life simultaneously with her husband, Tyrone, in Oxford, MS.

Her beautiful smile, big heart and unconditional love for family will be missed by her parents Daniel Keller of Prentiss, MS and Maggie Keller of Oxford, MS; two sisters, Tammie Brown (Dwayne) of Abbeville, MS and Tonya Blake Moody (Isaiah) of Oxford, MS; four brothers, Aric Keller (Tammy) of Abbeville, MS, Richie McGlawn (Deborah) of Atlanta, GA, Kendrick Keller of Prentiss MS and Jason Keller (Laura) of Oxford, MS; two bonus blessings, Samaria “Molly” Jones of Taylor, MS and Tyrone “T.J” Jones, Jr. of Oxford, MS; nephews, Jeremiah, Brandon, Harris, Adriel, Tashan; niece, Morgan “mini me,” and a host of uncles, aunts, cousins, other relatives and friends. 

She was preceded in death by her paternal grandparents Daniel and Gersie Keller; maternal grandmother, Meallissie Blake, and her maternal grandfather, Willie Clinton.

Many memories will live in the hearts of those who knew her and loved her dearly. 

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Kenya, please visit our floral store.


January 29, 2022

11:00 AM to 5:00 PM
L. Hodges Funeral Service
38-F Hwy 334
Oxford, Mississippi 38655

Graveside Service
January 30, 2022

12:00 PM
Oxford Memorial Cemetery
North 16th Street
Oxford, Mississippi 38655

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