Naomi Garnett (Jackson) Minor, 77, of London, departed this life Saturday, June 22, 2013 in her residence.
Born Oct. 14, 1935 in Beaver, Ohio, she was a daughter of Arthur and Anna (Walker) Jackson.
Naomi joined Zion Baptist Church in Beaver, Ohio in 1989 and later moved her membership to St. Paul A.M.E. Church, London where she served as a Stewardess, Lay Member and Missionary Society within the church. She was also self-employed for 10 years as a child care provider. Naomi had a love for bowling and traveling with her family and friends.
Survivors include her children, Karen (Greg) Moxley, James Minor Jr., both of London, Shawn (Mitchell) Bell and Phyllis (Kent Johnson) Lowery, both of Springfield and Doveina (Charles Tyler) Artis of London; grandchildren, Felicia (Tony) Minor of Galloway, Brandy (Ben) Minor, Chad (Jenny) Lett, Jeron Minor, all of London, Brandon Jones, Brettney (Seath) Pittenger of Chillicothe, Brennan Bell, James A. Minor of London; step-grandchildren, Dwain Garrett, Jonathon Hickman and Jason Hickman of London, Allen Knerr of Sandusky and Amber Bell of Wooster; 25 great-grandchildren; sister, Erma Jackson of London; several nieces, nephews, cousins and good friends Joanna McNeal, Pauline McNeal and Mary Minor-Fowler, all of London.
She was preceded in death by her husband, James Minor Sr.; daughter, Norma Jean Minor; her parents; sisters, Almeda Rider, Ester Anderson, Hattie Cooper and Mary L. Davis; brothers, Wesley Jackson and Virgil Jackson; grandson, Rodger Clerk; daughter-in-law, Timberly Minor; and good friend, Paul Jackson.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday, June 26, 2013 in St. Paul A.M.E. Church, London. Rev. Melvyn Huguely and Pastor Sandi Cunningham will be officiating. Interment will follow in Oak Hill Cemetery, London. Friends may call at the church from 11 a.m. until time of services Wednesday.
If they wish, friends may make memorial contributions to St. Paul A.M.E. Church, 11 W. Center St., London, OH 43140.
She will be sadly missed.
Online condolences for the family may be sent to www.eberlefisherfuneralhome.com.
Eberle-Fisher Funeral Home
103 North Main Street
London, OH 43140
Published in The Madison Press from June 25 to June 26, 2013