Amber Orean Jefferies

Published 10:44 am Monday, December 17, 2018

Miss Amber Orean Jefferies of Winston-Salem died unexpectedly on Dec. 12, 2018.

She was born on Aug. 28, 1988 in Lexington. She resided in Mocksville, before moving to Winston-Salem in 2015. She was a student at Daymark Recovery Services. She was a member of Shiloh Baptist Church where she served on the usher board. She loved her family, she enjoyed being around people, and she loved fashion and having fun. She had a joyous laugh and will be remembered for her kind heart and huge smile. She never met a stranger and her infectious personality drew others to her.

Preceding her in death are her brother, Mario Jefferies of Shelby, and her grandfather, William Carson of Mocksville.

Survivors: her mother, Althea Carson of Mocksville; father, Horace Jefferies of Shelby; special dad, Cornell Jones, of Mocksville; brother, Tanis Jefferies (Shelby) of Advance; grandmother, Rachel Carson of Mocksville; grandfather, Horace Jefferies Sr. and grandmother Mae Jefferies of Shelby; aunt and best friend, Renee Carson of Mocksville; long-time companion, Earl Gordon of Winston-Salem; best friends, Britanny Green, Annie Kaye and Debra Nelson, and godmother, Rhonda L. Carson; and a host of cousins, family, and friends.

Her funeral service was held on Monday, Dec. 17 at 2 p.m. at Shiloh Baptist Church in Mocksville. The Rev. Joe Clark officiated and burial followed in the church cemetery.  The family received friends at the church 30 minutes before the service.