Cordele Dispatch, Cordele, GA

Obituaries

December 16, 2005

Obituaries



Willie Jean Breedlove Brown

CORDELE -- Funeral services for Mrs. Willie Jean "Will" Breedlove Brown, 93, of Cordele, formerly of Pinehurst, will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2005, in the Evergreen Missionary Baptist Church, Pinehurst. Burial will follow in Pleasant Valley Church Cemetery, Pinehurst. The Rev. David Thomas will officiate the services.

Mrs. Brown died Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2005, in Crisp Regional Nursing and Rehab.

A native of Sumter County, she was the daughter of the late Dennis and Minnie Breedlove and the widow of the late Willie B. Brown. She was educated in the Sumter County School System and joined Pleasant Valley Baptist Church at an early age. Later she joined Evergreen Baptist Church of Pinehurst, where she served on the usher board. She also was a homemaker.

Survivors include two children, Jackie Glenn of Orlando, Fla., and Andre Glenn of Cordele; a sister, Agnes Breedlove Lewis of Cordele; two brothers, Roosevelt Breedlove Sr. of cordele, and Washington Breedlove of Miami, Fla.; a devoted niece, Williene Bryant of Cordele; two devoted friends, Mary Green and Willie Mae Davis of Pinehurst; a host of grandchildren, nieces, nephews and other relatives.

The family may be contacted at the home of Dorothy Bryant, 1707 Turner St., Cordele.

Alvie Coes Funeral Home of Unadilla has charge of the arrangements.



Vera T. Stripling

CORDELE -- Funeral services for Mrs. Vera T. Stripling will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 14 in the sanctuary of Bethel CME Church with the pastor Rev. Jane E. Thomas officiating. Burial will follow at the Bethel Cemetery in Cordele.

Processional will be led by Pastor James Thomas with a solo by M.R. Williams. Prayer and scripture reading will be given by Pastor Jane Thomas. Musical melodies will be rendered by Erskine Weaver and poem will be read by Marcus Rivers. A solo entitled "Amazing Grace" will be performed. The family will be presented an African American Heirloom Bible as a keepsake from the funeral home staff.

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