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Effie Donie Minor

April 18, 1935 ~ February 10, 2022 (age 86)

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Mrs. Effie Donie Minor,Sandersville, entered in eternal rest on Thursday, February 10, 2022 at Heritage Inn , Sandersville, GA. 

Graveside services were held on Saturday, February 19,2022  at 2 p.m. @ Piney Mount Baptist Church , Warthen GA.Pastor Ron Jackson and Pastor Roy Grissom officiated.

Mrs. Effie Donie Minor was born on April 18, 1935, in Sandersville, GA, to the late Mr. James Hood, Sr. and the late Mrs. Bobbie Lee Harris Hood. She was one of fourteen children.

Effie will be remembered for her love of God and family. Effie was a God-fearing, strong, and caring woman that loved going to church, cooking, and watching T.V.  She was a member of Piney Mount Baptist Church in Warthen, GA.

She was preceded in death by her brother, Mr. Nolden Zelen Hood.

Effie leaves to cherish her memories, her beloved and faithful son, Mr. Edwin Thomas Minor; devoted daughter, Mrs. Brenda K. Stevens Minor; seven grandchildren, Maurice Stevens, Charles Culver, Ed’Dwina Stevens, BobTeeka Stevens, Jessica Miller, Aaliyah Smith, and Jasper Williams; six great-grandchildren, Nalah Tondojean, Harmony Miller, Kyron Muhammad, Chazzaria Muhammad, London Jackson, and Christian Culver; six devoted nieces, Abbie Gail (Wilie) Wells, Nelly Hood, Mary Foster, Deborah (Paul) Baldwin, Lois Butler, and Virnitia  (Ray) Hendricks; three Godsons, James (Leslie) Hicks, Jr., Michael Johnson, and Tony (Phone) Johnson; dedicated friend, Ida Lee Daniels; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.

Wheeler’s Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements

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Public Viewing
February 18, 2022

11:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Wheeler's Funeral Home
321 East McCarty Street
Sandersville, GA 31082

Graveside Service
February 19, 2022

2:00 PM
Piney Mount Baptist Church
3323 Union Church Rd.
Warthen, GA 31094

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