Jeanett Nelson Pettyway, 80, of Mt. Vernon, New York, died on Wednesday, May 22, 2013, at Lawrence Hospital, NY. A native of Gadsden County, she was a member of Mt. Zion Baptist Church of Mt. Vernon, New York. Services will be Saturday, June 1, 2013 at 2:00 pm at Philadelphia P.B. Church in Tallahassee, FL, the Rev. Lewis Anderson officiating. She will be interred at the St. John PB Cemetery in Midway, FL. Strong and Jones Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
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She is survived by her sons: Calvin Hillard of New Haven Connecticut and Luther Hillard of Mt. Vernon, New York. Daughter; Gwen Wynn of Charleston, South Carolina. Sisters: Genease N. Davis of Miami, Fl and Irene N. Holden of Tallahassee, Fl. Several grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and sorrowing friends. She was preceded in death by one son G.B. Williams Jr.
Published in Gadsden County Times on June 6, 2013