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Shoney Moore Porter, 53, transitioned on Saturday, March 12, 2022.
Shoney Mo Porter was born January 19, 1969, in Holly Springs, MS to Ida B. Porter and Elmo Lyles. On Saturday, March 12, 2022, at 2:30 pm, Shoney looked down on her loved ones with these parting words; “I will see you again someday in the clouds”.
Shoney accepted Christ at an early age and later became a member of True Vine M.B. Church in Holly Springs, MS. She moved to Champaign, IL as a child. She graduated from Centennial High School and attended Parkland College in Champaign. Shoney worked at Popeyes and Pizza Hut as the Lead Prep. She also loved to be a caregiver.
Shoney loved watching Lifetime, listening to music both Gospel and Blues as well as enjoying her family. Her favorite quote for visiting family was, “I Love to see ya’ll come but I love to see ya’ll go”.
Shoney was the life of the party and loved to laugh. Her personality made her an exceptional person.
Leaving to cherish her memories are her two children Robert D. Jackson and Nishitka S. Rogers, six grandchildren: Dontarious, Dontario, Trinity, and Serenity Jackson, Marshiantony and Malcolm Jordan; nine sisters; Della (A.C.) Patterson, Mary Porter-Jones, Augustine Porter, Helen Mallory, Connie Porter, Lisa Alexander, Rochelle Lyles, Sherry (Ken) Lloyd, and Latonya (Billy) Coleman; four brothers; Terry Porter, Henry Mallory, Elmo Campbell, and Willie Campbell; a father figure who was instrumental to her life, Issac “Mookie” Marion and John Lacey; best friends who were sisters; Cheris Holliman, Sharonda Turner, and Marquite “Tiny” Hunt, a host of nieces, nephews; one special friend Ceonia ‘CJ’ Spencer.
Shoney is preceded in death by both parents; Ida B. Porter and Elmo Lyles, two sisters; Edna Porter and Laura Campbell, and two brothers; Rivers Porter and Michael Lyles.
Visitation will be Saturday, March 19, 2022, 3:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m., at Serenity-Autry Funeral Home Chapel, Holly Springs, MS.
Memorial Service will Monday, March 21, 2022, 2:00 p.m., at Serenity-Autry Funeral Home Chapel, Holly Springs, MS.
Serenity-Autry Funeral Home of Holly Springs, MS, is in charge of arrangements.
March 19, 2022
3:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Serenity-Autry Funeral Home-Holly Springs
140 N Memphis Street
Holly Springs, MS 38635