Shirley Ann Jackson

June 25, 1967November 9, 2019

Shirley Ann Jackson 52, of Hartford, CT passed away unexpectedly on Saturday November 9, 2019. Shirley was born June 25, 1967 in Newark, NJ to the late Clifton and Laura (Ellis) Joyner. Shirley moved to Connecticut in 1986 to reside in New Britain before eventually moving to Hartford. While she was in CT, she finished her high school GED and then went on to attend Sawyer College for an associate's degree in the healthcare field. Shirley worked in customer service for most of he life. Most recently she was a Department Specialist at Home Depot in West Hartford, CT. Shirley was a loving mother, grandmother, sister and friend. She enjoyed cooking, traveling back home to NJ, doing hair, and spending time with her family and friends. Shirley will be most remembered for her outgoing personality and loving hearts for her family and friends. She is survived by her children, Laura Almonte of New Haven, Joseph "Jay" Mack of New Britain, and La-Tesha Joyner of New Haven. She is also survived by her siblings Gracie Mathis (Larry) of Palm, NJ, Clifton Joyner III of Avenel, NJ, Doris Joyner Seabrooks of Edison, NJ, Curtis Joyner (Veda) Medina, OH, Larry Joyner (Julissa) of Linden, NJ, Jervan Reddick of Olympia, WA, Kevin Reddick (Jannelle) of New Bern, NC, Charles Joyner of New Britain, CT, Joanna Joyner of New Britain, CT and Jonathan Joyner (Alisha) of Newark, NJ. She is predeceased by her sister Jacqueline Joyner and stepfather Jessie Allen. She leaves behind 10 grandchild, and a host of aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews and friends. Funeral Services will be held on Monday, Nov. 18, 2019 at 11:00am at Second Baptist Church, 55 Chapman St. New Britain. Visitation will be from 9:30am till 11am at the church. Burial will be at Mount Fairview Cemetery. For online condolences please visit


  • Clifton Joyner II, Father
  • Laura Alice Ellis, Mother
  • Laura Almonte, Daughter
  • Joseph "Jay" Mack, Son
  • La-Tesha Joyner, Daughter
  • Gracie Mathis (Larry), Aunt
  • Clifton Joyner III, Brother
  • Doris Joyner Seabrooks, Sister
  • Curtis Joyner (Veda), Brother
  • Larry Joyner (Julissa), Brother
  • Jervan Reddick, Brother
  • Kevin Reddick (Jannelle), Brother
  • Charles Joyner, Brother
  • Joanne Joyner, Sister
  • Jonathan Joyner (Alisha), Brother
  • Shirley is predeceased by her sister Jacqueline Joyner and stepfather Jessie Allen.Shirley also leaves behind ten grandchildren: Miyasia Sims, N'Isaiah Steward, Krystofer and AngelicaJoyner-Cross, Peter Vega-Cross, Serenity and Franklin Almonte, Kimora Joyner, Ni'yerah Simms, and Alexander Payton. Shirley leaves behind a host of aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends.


  • Visitation Monday, November 18, 2019
  • Funeral Service Monday, November 18, 2019
  • Burial Monday, November 18, 2019


Shirley Ann Jackson

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