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Thersia Brassfield

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PEORIA - Ms. Thersia Lynn Brassfield, 63, of Peoria passed away at 7:48 a.m. on Monday, March 31, 2014, at her residence.

Thersia was born on April 15, 1950, in York, Ala., to Willie and Narciss (Merriweather) Brassfield.

Thersia leaves to cherish her precious memories one daughter, Angelia Brassfield of Peoria; one grandson, Isiaha Brassfield of York, Ala.; one goddaughter, Quinisha Rutherford of Georgia; four brothers, James (Mae) and Phillip (Terri) Brassfield of Elyria, Ohio, and Willie (Bonnie) and Leon Brassfield, both of York, Ala.; four sisters, Tillie Ann Brassfield of Peoria, and Jeanette Brassfield-Payne, Amanda and Daisy Brassfield of York, Ala.; and a host of nieces, nephews and many friends who loved and adored her.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

Thersia was a line supervisor at Peoria Production Shop and a 1968 graduate of York West End High School.

She enjoyed spending time with her family and friends.

Thersia was a member of Peoria Friendship M.B. Church.

She was a kitchen volunteer and attended Ministry in the Word Bible Ministry.

A funeral service will be held at 4 p.m. on Saturday, April 5, 2014, at her church, Peoria Friendship M.B. Church, with a visitation beginning an hour before the service at 3 p.m. The Rev. Dr. Claude Russell Jr. will officiate. Thersia will be laid to rest in Elwood Memorial Gardens, York, Ala. Simons Mortuary has been entrusted with arrangements.

Online condolences may be made at www.simonsmortuary. com.

Published in Peoria Journal Star on Apr. 4, 2014
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