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Lessie Mary Thomas

Lessie Mary Thomas passed away peacefully in her sleep Saturday, April 2, 2011.

At an early age she gave her life to the Lord and united with New Home Baptist Church in Hissop, Alabama. Lessie was an admired Sunday School teacher known for her warm hospitality and good cooking.

She was preceded in death by her mother and father, Ludella and Clint Sandlin Powell, Sr.; daughter, Mary Lessie (Howard) Jones; brothers, Clint Sandlin, Jr., Joel and Lovelys Powell; sisters, Mattie Powell, Esther (James) Lancaster, Arlenda (Julius) Marbury and Roberta (Samuel) Williams.

To celebrate a life well-lived, Lessie Mary leaves son, Thomas M. Sistrunk II; sister, Lavinia Howard and brother-in-law, Esco Howard; brother, James Powell; grandchildren, Edgar Webb, Detra Reynolds, Asenath Nevels, Chaunte Sistrunk and Thomas Matthew Sistrunk III; 14 great-grandchildren, 16 great-great-grandchildren, three great-great-great-grandchildren. She also leaves devoted daughter-in-law, Loulene Sistrunk; cousin and friend, Levelma McKinney Simmons; and a host of other nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

Friends may call on Thursday, April 7, 2011 from 12 noon to 1 p.m. at Sommerville Funeral Services, 1695 Diagonal Rd., Akron, OH 44320; funeral service will immediately follow. Interment at Glendale Cemetery. Condolences may be sent to 2063 Brookshire Rd., Akron, OH 44313.



Published in Akron Beacon Journal from Apr. 3 to Apr. 6, 2011
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