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Cora I. Guest


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Cora I. Guest Obituary
Cora Irene Guest, 95, of Jeannette, died Friday, Feb. 1, 2019, in Westmoreland Manor. She was born May 27, 1923, in Jeannette, a daughter of the late Grant and Alice (Williams) Tillman. Prior to retirement, she was employed by WCCC Lifelong Learning Center. She was a member of Living Word Congregational Church, YWBA for many years, Mother of the Church for Renewed Life Christian Center and Zion Hill Baptist Church and the former First Lady of Union Baptist Church, New Salem. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, the Rev. Lester Guest; sisters, Venus, Henrietta, Susie, Willie Mae and Jeanette; brothers, Ivan, Monroe and Joseph; and a godson, Lance Tillman. She is survived by her daughter, Donna Ellison, of Jeannette; three grandchildren, Donita Sawyer, Roy Ellison and his wife, Deidria, and Minister Alycia Goodson, eight great-grandchildren, Justin, Darris, Bria, Domanique, Autumn, Amiyah, Jaden and Krista; four great-great-grandchildren, Dominick, Jetamie, Hero and Judah; a sister, Alice Juanita Mixon, of Cleveland, Ohio; a sister-in-law, Theresa Tillman Cantine; and numerous nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.
Friends will be received from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday in the MASON-GELDER FUNERAL HOME INC., 201 N. First St., Jeannette. Additional viewing will be held from 10 a.m. until the time of services at 11 a.m. Wednesday in Rock of Refuge Church, 102 Clay Ave., Jeannette, with Pastor Roy Aiken officiating. Interment will follow in Westmoreland County Memorial Park.
The family would like to thank the staff at B4 at Westmoreland Manor for the compassionate care given. To send online condolences, visit http://www.mason-gelder.com.
Published in Greensburg Tribune Review from Feb. 4 to Feb. 5, 2019
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