Darlene Massey Vega, of Jonesboro, passed away at Fayette Piedmont Hospital on April 24, 2018. She was born in Atlanta to the late James and Madeline Massey on December 11, 1958. She will be remembered as a loving mother, grandmother, and great grandmother.
In addition to her parents, Mrs. Darlene Massey Vega is preceded in death by her daughter, Melissa Shellnutt; her brothers, Darrell Massey Sr., James Massey Jr., and Marion Massey; her sister, Fay Urbina; her grandchild, Maria Hernandez.
Mrs. Darlene Massey Vega is survived by her son, Ace Faatuai (Colleen Faatuai); her daughter, Mary Hernandez (Adan Lopez); her brother, Marvin Massey; her sister, Kay Angel and JoAnn Rodriguez; her grandchildren, Ana Hernandez, Julissa Hernandez, Salvador Hernandez, Alisa Faatuai, Summer Faatuai, Ace Faatuai III, and Jamie Massey; her great grandchild, Gilberto Teran; her niece and nephew, Gretta Massey and Darrell Massey, Jr.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Saturday, April 28, 2018 from 6-8 p.m. and from 2-4 p.m. on Sunday April 29, 2018. A funeral service will be held at the conclusion of visiting hours on Sunday at 4 p.m. with Reverend Clay Milligan officiating.