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Mrs. Willie B. Washington Bacon
Craig R. Tremble Funeral Home, Pembroke Chapel
Mrs. Willie B. Washington Bacon
Mrs. Willie B. Washington Bacon, age 88, of Pembroke, Ga., passed on Sunday morning, March 31st, at her residence with her family by her side, under the care of Bethany Hospice and Palliative Care of Claxton, Ga.
    She was an Effingham County native but resided in Bryan County for many years. She was a faithful and longtime member of the Jerusalem Missionary Baptist Church in Groveland, Ga., where she served on the Ushers' Ministry, the Kitchen Ministry and anywhere she was needed.
    She retired from the Bryan County Board of Education in food services.
    She is survived by her loving daughters, Mrs. Annette Newton, Mrs. Sharon Geiger, Mrs. Ernestine (Jenkins) Chapman and Mrs. Beverly (Charles) Johnson, all of Pembroke, Ga.; and Mrs. Linda Motley of Prattville, Alabama; her loving sons, Mr. Alfonso Bacon of Pembroke, Ga.; Mr. Odell (Sarah) Bacon of Americus, Ga.; Mr. Kenneth Bacon Jr. of Statesboro, Ga.; Mr. Donnell Bacon of Milledgeville, Ga.; and Mr. Darien (Cheryl) Bacon of Bloomingdale, Ga.; a loving sister, Mrs. Viola Price of Riverdale, Ga.; and a host of other relatives and friends.
    Family and friends' visitation will be held Friday, April 5, 2019, from 6-7 p.m. in the chapel of Craig R. Tremble Funeral Home, Pembroke Chapel.
    The homegoing celebration for Mrs. Willie B. Bacon will be Saturday, April 6, 2019, at 1 p.m. at the Jerusalem Missionary Baptist Church, Groveland, Ga., with the Rev. Victor Brewton officiating/pastor. Interment will be held in the church cemetery.
    Mrs. Willie B. Bacon will lie in state from noon until the funeral hour. There will be no viewing after the eulogy.
    Condolences can be expressed at www.craigrtremblefuneralhome.com.
    Craig R. Tremble Funeral Home, Pembroke Chapel, is in charge of arrangements.

Statesboro Herald, April 5, 2019
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