Jada Marie Nobles, 77, of Red Oak passed away Monday, Feb, 28, 2011, in a Dallas hospital. She was born to the late Mack F. and Lula Bell Thornton Jones on March 9, 1933 in Sanco, Texas.

Jada was an extremely talented seamstress and it was her passion in life, which brought her so much joy. She made clothing for her grandchildren and children which included wedding dresses, suites and clothes for school. She loved and raised exotic birds including parakeets, cockatiels and African gray parrots. Jada adored her grandkids and loved spending time with all of her family. Jada served as choir director at the Red Oak Methodist Church from the late 1960s through late 1970s. Her example of love will forever be remembered and never forgotten.

She is survived by her sons, Ed Nobles and his wife, Debbie of Denton, Don Nobles and his wife, Lindy of Prosper, Richard Nobles and his wife, Kathy of Waxahachie, Ron Nobles and his wife, Elaine of Red Oak; her sister, Carol Jones of Waco; her grandchildren, Bexie, Julie, Russell, Chelle, Sara, Andy, Valerie; and great-granddaughter, Maddie.

She was preceded in death by her loving husband, T. Edward Nobles; and also by her daughter-in-law, Bekki Nobles.

Services to celebrate her life will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, March 4, 2011, at First United Methodist Church of Red Oak with Pastor Allen Grant officiating. Interment will follow at the Red Oak Cemetery.

A visitation for family and friends will be held from 6-8 p.m. Thursday, March 3, 2011, at Wayne Boze Funeral Home, Waxahachie.

If desired, memorials may be made to the First United Methodist Church, P. O. Box 25, Red Oak, Texas 75154, or an online donation may be made by going to www.fumcro.org.

Services will be conducted under the direction of Wayne Boze Funeral Home, Waxahachie.