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VaShunna Lynette (Oliphant) Jefferson

December 5, 1972 ~ August 17, 2021 (age 48)


VaShunna Lynette Jefferson was the first born to L.A. and Linda Oliphant on December 5, 1972, in Huntsville, Texas.  With the blessings of being raised in a Christian home, she confessed her love of Christ at an early age and continued her walk throughout her life.

VaShunna graduated from Huntsville High School in 1991 where she met her high school sweetheart Wilbert Jefferson III, who she later married on June 24, 1995, and had two beautiful children: Niara and Bryce. Quickly after graduating high school, Vashunna started her career with Texas Department of Criminal Justice in Huntsville, Texas.  While working at TDCJ, VaShunna held many positions within the agency which includes: Clerk II, Human Resources Assistant I, Human Resources Specialist I, Human Resources Specialist II, Human Resources Specialist IV, Human Resources Specialist V, and a Manger II.  During VaShunna’s spare time, she enjoyed spending time with her family, trying new restaurants, cooking, traveling, and shopping.

The Lord called VaShunna to eternal rest on August 17, 2021. Proceeding her in death were her parents: L.A. and Linda Oliphant.  Left to cherish her loving memories includes her husband: Wilbert Jefferson III, daughter: Niara Jefferson, son: Bryce Jefferson, grandmother: Iris Ross, sibling: Jason Oliphant (Soraida), niece: Chloe Oliphant and nephews: KeLyne Oliphant, Jason Oliphant, Jr. and Nuri Oliphant, and a host of additional relatives and friends.

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August 27, 2021

12:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Cox Funeral Home
1305 13th Street
Huntsville, TX 77340

Graveside Service
August 28, 2021

11:00 AM
Grant Colony Cemetery
Hwy 190 East at Grant Colony Road
Huntsville, TX 77340

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