Gertha Lenard Mings
1928 - 2021
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Gertha Lenard Mings

Gertha Lenard Mings, 93, of Panama City Beach, FL went to be the Lord on Sunday, February 21, 2021 in Tallahassee, FL with her family near her side. She was born in Clayton, AL on February 6, 1928 to the late Hannah Lenard. She married her husband, Marvin on May 28, 1947.

Gertha's number one priority in life, other than serving the Lord, was caring for and serving others, especially her family. She was an avid member of the Maranatha Seventh Day Adventist Church in Panama City. Gertha enjoyed arts and crafts, her plants, cooking, and spending as much time as she could with all her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

She is survived by her husband of 73 years, Marvin Theodis Mings; her daughters, Debra Petty, Natalie Sharpe, Tanya Mings, Maria Meredith, and Dana Lee; her son, Marvin E. Mings; her grandchildren, Glendon Johnson, Marvin Mings, Jr., Erica Mings, Angela Honer, Natasha Mings, Kenneth Mings, Alicia Starcher, Shannon Latelers, Gregory Mings, Jr., Austin Sharpe, Logan Sharpe, Tiffany Horton, Natasha Mings, Giavonna Funches, Tim Harris, Elliot Meredith, III, Princeton Meredith, Miles Meredith, Pierre Mings, Julian Lee; her great-grandchildren, Xavier Johnson, Jacynda Oun, Jadelynn Johnson, Joi Johnson, Stacia Mings, Isaac Honer, Ciera Casillas, Allie Casillas, Jr., Cheyenne Casillas, Brooklyn Casillas, Kiya Casillas, Giani Casillas, and King Starcher, Cameron Mings, Josian Horton, Asa Horton, Natalia Mings, Christopher Mings, Jeremiah Funches, Jaden Sanders, Jalen Sanders, Ty Harris, Kyrie Harris, Thalia Harris, Kaelyn Meredith, Keith Smith, Alexis Mings, Laura Mings, Tiana Mings, JasmineMings, Legend Lee; her great-great-grandchildren, Jaeden Vasquez, Khirea Vasquez, Elihis Vasquez, Lyrica Casillas, and Knelani Montenez; additional family members, Margaret Ann, Atchafala Benjamin, Evelyn McFolley, Malcom Hamilton, Pam Roberts, James Harris, and Solomon West; as well as numerous extended family and many friends.

Funeral services will be held on Friday, March 5, 2021 at 12:00 P.M. in the chapel of Heritage Funeral Home with Pastor William (Bill) Gager officiating. Interment will follow at Forest Lawn Memorial Cemetery in Panama City, FL. The family will receive friends from 10:00 A.M. until service time at the funeral home.

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Published in The Eufaula Tribune on Mar. 3, 2021.
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February 28, 2021
My condolences to the family . May you find comfort in your treasured memories
and Gods promise to return our loved ones . 1st Thessalonians 4 : 13 & 14 .
February 28, 2021
May the love of friends and family carry you through your grief.
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