Willie Parker Segrest Sr.
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Willie Parker Segrest, Sr., age 95, passed away on Saturday, June 06, 2020 at home. Willie was born to the late Jesse and Alverda Segrest in Rison, Arkansas. He was the 4th child of 9 children. He retired from Jones and Laughlin Steel formerly Youngstown Sheet and Tube with over 30 years as a crane operator. He was a faithful member of Peter's Rock Missionary Baptist Church for over 40 years serving on the Usher Board until his illness. Willie was preceded in death by devoted wife of 70 years, Ever Eva Segrest, (2) grandsons Marcus and Jermaine Gardner, (4) brothers Charles, Herbert, Leon and Earl Segrest and (1) sister Mary Summers. Willie leaves to cherish his memories (3) daughters, Doris Cooper, Patricia Gardner, Jeanette (Bishop Samuel) Smith (2) sons Willie P. Segrest, Jr., Derell Segrest all of Gary, IN. (6) grandchildren William (Lajoi) Gardner of Maricopa, AZ. Shalanda, Jemilla and Anthony Gardner all of Gary, IN. Audra Cooper and Latisha Bryant of Indianapolis, IN. (11) great grandchildren and (4) great great grandchildren (2) brothers Homer Segrest of Indianapolis, IN., Noah Segrest, Sr. of Gary, IN. (1) sister Deliah Harley of Monticello, Florida. Visitation: Saturday, June13, 2020 from 9-11am. Funeral Services 11:00 am. All services at Peter's Rock Missionary Baptist Church 1725 E. 21st Ave. Gary, IN. Pastor Shawn Vaughn, officiating. Interment Evergreen Memorial Park

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Published in Post-Tribune on Jun. 10, 2020.
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June 13, 2020
May Gods love make your grief bearable May happy memories carry through this sorrowful time. Sheila Andrews Stewart and Family
Sheila Stewart
June 12, 2020
Rest in Heaven Uncle Willie you will be missed. When the heart is empty, filling it with happy memories can help. We cannot feel life's losses without first feeling the blessing of its fullness. Family have hope in tomorrow and faith in the everlasting God. Only time will soften the edges and ease the burden. Wishing family strength and peace. Your Niece, Nephew and Great Nephews from Cleveland. Tyrone, Denise, William and Aaron Valentine
June 11, 2020
May God comfort and bless you and your family. Doris and Audra my thoughts and prayers be with you.

Beverly Eaves
June 10, 2020
Mr. Segrest was always nice and he had the sweetest smile he will be truly missed. So sorry for your loss
April Jordan from lake station
June 10, 2020
Jeanette, So very sorry to hear of your father's passing, but as the days and weeks pass, and as you return to life's routine, may you continue to feel comforted by the love and support of family and friends.
Kay Wiiliams
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