84, passed to Heaven Thursday, February 18, 2016. She was the oldest of eight siblings who is preceded in death by three siblings. She was a loving mother, grandma, sister, aunt, and friend to many. She leaves behind her daughter, Dorothy Bridges; sons: Nevel Dean (Dionisia), Alphonso Dixon, Harry Dean, Larry Dean, and Braille Thomas (Remona); sisters: Gladys Brooks, Clydie Mae Collins, and Minnie Jones (Eugene); brother, Clyde Battis, Jr. (Marsha); grandchildren: Sharon Pierce (Floyd), Lisa Johnson (George), Quiana Smith (Devgion), Ladasha Roberts, Latoya Thomas, Shevelle Thomas, Julie Martin, Heather Dean, Jackie McNeil (Scott), Alphonso Dixon III, Charlie Bridges IV, Latherio Dixon, and Nevel Dean III. The viewing and services will be held at St. Paul MB. Church, 525 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr Avenue, Bradenton, Florida. Viewing will be held Friday, February 26, 6:00 - 8:00 PM and services will be Saturday, February 27 at 11:00 AM. Final resting place will be Skyway Memorial Gardens, Palmetto, Florida. Arrangements entrusted to Abundant Favor Mortuary, Bradenton. 941-747-2700
Abundant Favor Mortuary
916 13th St. W.
Bradenton, FL 34025
Published in The Bradenton Herald on Feb. 25, 2016