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Rosaland Devett Jones

September 3, 1966 ~ March 20, 2023 (age 56) 56 Years Old
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Rosaland Jones Obituary

Rosaland Devett Jones was born on September 3, 1966 to Elza Jones Jr and LaFaye McVade Jones Brown in Austin, TX.  Rosaland attended Austin Public School System graduating from LBJ High School class of 1985. Rosaland accepted Christ at an early age and was baptized.  She was a member of Great Hills Baptist Church, Austin TX under the pastorage of Harold O’Chester.


After graduation, Rosaland started her professional work career with IBM and Tracor. Rosaland worked for thirty years with the Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts in the Tax Policy and Budgeting Division until her retirement in December 2022 due to her illness.


Rosaland took great pride in her home interior and the exterior landscape.


She was a lover of technology, a true techie who loved electronics and always had the latest gadget. Rosaland love to travel and jazz music.


She loved all sports, but especially enjoyed watching football. Rosaland was a caregiver who took her grandfather into her home and cared for him until his passing and cared for her mother for over two years until her illness.


Rosaland is proceeded by grandfather Elza Jones Sr, father Elza Jones Jr and grandmother Cleroa McVade.


Rosaland leaves to cherish her memory her mother LaFaye Brown, sisters Lachonne Jones and Sharon Robertson (Nathan) and brother Isaac Jones. Nephews and nieces whom she loved dearly Ryan Davis (Jacklyn), LaJoy Henry (Nathaniel), Abrean Jones, Jeremiah Jones, Joshua Jones, Hannah Robertson, and Sarah Robertson, and a host of family and friends.

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Memorial Celebration
April 1, 2023

11:00 AM
St. James Missionary Baptist Church
3417 East Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard
Austin, TX 78721


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