Marlazia Jones-Mattox

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Marlazia Lashonda Jones also known as “Tweety Bird” was born February 6, 1996 in Columbus, Ohio to Jack Mattox and Yvonda Jones. She was granted her angel wings on January 2, 2018. Her final days were spent counting down the days for the birth of her baby boy Markeith Kamar Jones-Mattox Williams.

Marlazia attended Youth Build Columbus Community School where she obtained her high school diploma and was currently employed with limited brands.

Marlazia enjoyed playing volley ball, running track, dancing, and fashion. She had dreams of being a model someday. She was also excited about becoming a mother to her baby boy Markeith.

Marlazia was a wonderful daughter, sister, niece, aunt, friend, and would have been a great mother. Everyone that knew her would say she had a heart of gold.

Marlazia is preceded in death by her grandmother, Annie Mae Mattox Pool Hairston; uncle, Bill; aunt, Letha; and Jason Mattox.

Marlazia leaves to cherish her precious memory with, son, Markeith Kamar Jones-Mattox Williams; parents, Jack (Tyra) Mattox and Yvonda Jones; siblings, Marshella Jones, Jayonna Jones, Marniqua Jones-Mattox, Adam Jones, Ty-lesha Hylton, Latonya Jones, Richard Jones, Tamika Jones, Regina Jones, Lakeisha Jones, and Lamar Brock; grandfather, Junior Thomas Mattox; and a host of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.

Visitation 11 am and Funeral 12 noon Friday, January 12, 2018 at MARLAN J. GARY FUNERAL HOME, THE CHAPEL OF PEACE EAST, 5456 E. Livingston Ave.

Interment at Eastlawn Cemetery.

Condolence Messages

  1. To the family of Marlazia, you have my deepest sympathy in your loss. Death is truly difficult especially when a young person dies with their whole life ahead of them. Have faith because God’s word tells us at 1 Corinthians 15:22, “For just as in Adam all are dying, so also in the Christ all will be made alive.” May you rely on God’s promises to get you through this most difficult period.

  2. Diane Garrison-Lacey

    My condolences go out to the Mattox family during this difficult time. Praying for the family. May she rest peacefully.

  3. Carolynne Holmes

    My condolences to your family and her friends . You all will be in my prayers .

  4. Belinda Brown (Tyra's Aunt)

    My deepest sympathy! Trust God! He will bring you through. Praying for you all! Rest In Paradise Marlazia!

  5. Gail Stone-Central Community House

    Ms. Gail Stone-Central Community House

    We regret that you have to suffer through this loss. May your family find strength in the love you share. We are praying for you all.

  6. I cannot imagine losing my child let alone to murder. She was a beautiful girl. Seems the good die young. My prayers and thots are with you

  7. Oluchi Nwadioke

    Such a painful death! My condolence to the family may God grant you all the fortitude to bear the loss. May God bless and keep baby Markeith.

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