Jolanda DeLaRosa Jones

Jolanda DeLaRosa Jones
Jolanda DeLaRosa Jones

Jolanda DeLaRosa Jones, 59, of Amarillo, TX passed away on Thursday, August 5, 2021.

Services will be held at 10:00 A.M., Monday, August 9, 2021, at Arden Road Baptist Church. Burial will be at Memory Gardens Cemetery. Arrangements are by Box

well Brothers Funeral Directors, 2800 Paramount Blvd.

Jolanda was born on January 2, 1962, in Tulia, TX to Felix and Herminia DeLaRosa.

Jolanda has worked as a receptionist in medical records at Jan Warner Adult Day Care for eight years. She was a Human Resource for food service at Northwest Texas Hospital for 14 years. She was the past secretary-treasurer for the Athletic Booster Club at Highland Park High School. She enjoyed crafts, sewing, and crocheting. Her hobby was gardening and reading. She enjoyed sitting outside looking at her flowers and at night observing the moon.

She married Gary Jones on June 24, 1989, in Amarillo, TX.

She was a faithful member of Arden Road Baptist Church. She was a Sunday School Teacher for the primary girls.

Jolanda was preceded in death by three brothers, Adam DeLaRosa, Benjamin DeLaRosa, and Domingo DeLaRosa, and two sisters, Betty DeLaRosa, and Cecelia DeLaRosa.

She is survived by her husband, Gary Jones of Amarillo, TX; four daughters, Jessica McKinney of Vanderbilt, Ashley Magnano and husband Jacob of Amarillo, TX, Allison Wheeler and husband David of Palestine, TX, and Kristen Jones of Amarillo, TX; five sisters, Marie Dunn of Amarillo, TX, Bigenia Arriaga of Canyon, TX, Susie Galvan of North Carolina, Genoveva Castro of Lubbock, TX, and Rebecca Moreno of Tulia, TX; one brother, Felix DeLaRosa Jr. of Tulia, TX; and four grandchildren, Ben, Sheridian, Adam, and Apollo.

The family will receive friends from 3:00 P.M. – 5:00 P.M., Saturday, August 7, 2021, and from 2:00 P.M. – 4:00 P.M., Sunday, August 8, 2021, at Boxwell Brothers Funeral Home, 2800 Paramount Blvd.

6 Replies to “Jolanda DeLaRosa Jones”

  1. Yogie always had such a beautiful smile. She radiated love and happiness. May God bless and keep you in this time of sorrow. May He also bring you peace and comfort knowing that sweet Yogie is home.

  2. We have only known your sweet soul for two years, but that’s long enough to be able to say that you have been a wonderful example of a strong and faithful servant of Christ. We look forward to seeing you and your sweet smile again in paradise.

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