Lillie Bell Jefferson
Lillie Bell Jefferson, 83 of Tallahassee, passed away on Tuesday February 4, 2014.A Celebration of Life Service will be held on Saturday, February 15, 2014 at 11 AM at Jacob Chapel Baptist Church where she held membership for over 60 years, with interment at Clifford Hill Cemetery. A wake will be held on Friday February 14, from 5-7pm at Strong & Jones Chapel.
Mrs. Jefferson retired with 17 years of dedicated service from the Florida State University Department of Building Services. She completed her career as an Clerical Assistant with Habitat for Humanity of the Big Bend. She was a member of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. Amicae Chapter of Tallahassee.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 63 years, Mr. Thomas Jefferson, Sr. and leaves to cherish her memory three sons, Jimmie Jefferson(Mary), Thomas Jefferson Jr. and Micheal Jefferson; five daughters, Maggie Jefferson-Allen(Larry), Lucinda Jefferson-Effiong, Diane Jefferson, Angela Jefferson, and Yolanda Jefferson; siblings, Barbara Ann Mylers, Estelle Harvey, Westanna Bobbitt, L.C. Harvey and John W. Harvey; 15 grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren; and a host of relatives and friends.
Published in Tallahassee Democrat on Feb. 13, 2014
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