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Thursday, December 9, 2021
10:00 - 11:00am (Eastern time)
Thursday, December 9, 2021
11:00am - 12:00pm (Eastern time)
Ethel Ann Lyons Jefferies was born October 5, 1940 in Dauphin County, PA
To the late Odelia Reeves and Charles Lyons. Raised by the late Elder Ceasar Bennett and Mother Julia Bennett.
Ethel graduated from John Harris Class of 1959. Her career included the former Dauphin Manor Nursing Home where she was employed for years
as a CNA, and also Elite Staffing Svc. Inc. where she did Private Duty for many people until 2009. She also was a member of Mt. Zion COGIC where she ushered at times.
Ethel married the late Robert R. Jefferies Sr. Of Middletown, PA, in total they had 5 children, but she was a mom to many other’s (ya’ll know who you are).
Her special interests included travel with her best friend the late Diana Hunter for over 50 years. She enjoyed listening to Old OLD school music like The Jones Girls, Rick James, The Stylistics, Mary Wells and many others. She also Loved the song “When A Women Loves” and you could hear her music playing Loudly from the elevators and beyond.
She also enjoyed watching the Food Network Channel, LMN, Old Westerns, Dennis The Menace, Let's Make A Deal and General Hospital, which was her favorite Soap, when that was on, that’s a “DO NOT DISTURB” moment and was quick to let you know it. She enjoyed social media and texting once she learned it, you couldn’t keep her off.
At 81 years of age on Tuesday November 30, 2021, Ethel transitioned
into eternal life. She leaves to celebrate her life 3 daughters,
Algeria Piper (Weldon), Roxieanne Cunningham and Roxanne Jefferies Royal all of Hbg. A son Ricardo Jefferies Sr. of Hbg., and a son preceded in death.
10 grandchildren, Zachary J. Jackson, LaTasha Cunningham both of Hbg.,
Zack Cunningham of NC, Martina Dewberry of Carlisle, Jamie Griffin of Hbg., Ricardo Jr., Justin, and Jasmine Jefferies all of Carlisle, Shanequa Nobblen of OH, affectionately known to call her gram as “Nannykins”, Cameron Hutchinson Jr., Hbg., affectionately known by his gram as “Tinker”,14 great-grandchildren, 2 brother’s Joseph Bennett of Hbg. the late Jessie Edmond of VA, and a host of nieces, nephews, cousin’s, family and friends. Caregivers Kathy Kent, Shari Ross, Janelle Vega, Tanishia Wright, Paulet Hibner, Talaycia Thomas and Margo Wright, along with the Homeland Nurses, and Lifelong friends Jefferson McCook, aka “Jay Boy”, Margaret Anderson aka Maggie, and Eilene Bowen.
Thank God for my soul is resting, Thank God for I’ve been blessed,
Thank God for all who loved me, Praise God who loved me best.