December 27, 1940 - December 20, 2021
Our beloved Marean Jones Price was born December 27, 1940 in Lyons, Mississippi to Stephen Anthony and Annie Bell Jones. She was the fourth of nine children. She passed away on Monday, December 20, 2021 at the age of 80 years. She gave her life to the Lord at an early age in the Baptist faith. Though she sharecropped in the cotton fields along with her mother, father, brothers and sisters. Marean was the first in her family to attend college graduating from Coahoma Junior College in 1963 with an AA degree and in 1965 she earned a BS degree from Alcorn State, both in Business Education. Marean’s first professional employment was at Coahoma College as a secretary in the President’s office, then later as Secretary to the Dean of Instruction. Marean moved to Saginaw, Michigan in 1969 where she worked at Frankenmuth State Bank and the Michigan Employment Security Commission. She received the Baptism of the Holy Spirit on February 18, 1971 and joined Bethlehem Temple Church in Flint, MI. On September 18, 1971 she was married at the same church assembly to her childhood friend, Albert Lee Price. To this union was born Jennifer Rochelle and Jeremy Rondelle. During her tenure at Bethlehem Temple, Marean sang in the choir and served with the treasury department. Marean was gifted in writing and was a published poet and registered author. She wrote hundreds of poems over the years mainly for church but also as gifts for family and friends. During a particularly trying season in dealing with her son’s autism, Marean composed the book, “Lord, Why Not Me?” Marean wrote a book of Christmas poems and had recitations of some of her poems completed professionally on cassette tapes in spoken word form. Marean worked on the Baptismal Committee at Southeast Christian Church and as Assistant Secretary of Sunday school. Marean leaves to cherish her memory her husband of 50 years, Albert Price; daughter, Jennifer (Tierre) Brundige; son, Jeremy Price; siblings, Louise King, Mennie McClary, Steven (Lillie) Jones. Jr., Ernestine Jones, Annie Bell Booker, Lillian (John) Thomas, and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, beloved friends and church family. Mrs. Price was preceded in death by her parents, Stephen and Annie Bell Jones; an infant son, Samuel Price and siblings, Mary Jones and Arthur (Gerrie) Jones. Special thanks to Lysander and Marguerite Booker, Shonnyrecca booker, the entire Southeast Christian Church family, the staff at Covenant Hospital and Samaritas Senior Living. Family Hour 10:00 AM Monday, December 27, 2021 at Southeast Christian Church Apostolic Faith, 4171 Lapeer Road, Burton, Michigan 48509, with funeral service commencing at 11:00 AM. Pastor Kenneth Brown will officiate with interment in Eastlawn Memorial Gardens, 7475 Holland Road, Saginaw, Michigan 48601. Friends may call at the Evans & Browne’s Funeral Home, 441 North Jefferson Avenue, Saginaw, Michigan 48607 on Sunday from 10:00-2:00 p.m.
Our beloved Marean Jones Price was born December 27, 1940 in Lyons, Mississippi to Stephen Anthony and Annie Bell Jones. She was the fourth of nine children. She passed away on Monday, December 20, 2021 at the age of 80 years. She gave... View Obituary & Service Information
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