Lamerle Kersey Whitfield, 95

by | February 4, 2019 10:26 am

Last Updated: February 4, 2019 at 1:59 pm

Funeral services for Lemerle Kersey Whitfield, 95, of Swainsboro will be held Tuesday, February 5, 2019 at 2 p.m. at Union Primitive Baptist Church with Elder Sam Bowen officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends at Tomlinson Funeral Home from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. on Monday, February 4. He died Sunday morning, February 3, 2019 at Emanuel Medical Center Nursing Home.

Lemerle Kersey Whitfield was born on August 13, 1923 in Johnson County to the late Berry Leon Beasley and Sarah Missouri  Beasley. She was an excellent seamstress, a homemaker, and was a member of Union Primitive Baptist Church. Whitfield was preceded in death by her husbands, Joseph H. Kersey and  Aaron  Whitfield; and two sons, Dr. Leon Donald Kersey and Pastor Roger Keith Kersey.

Survivors include two sons, Joseph M. Kersey of Swainsboro and Robert Allen Kersey of Pittsview, Alabama; and 11 grandchildren.

Tomlinson Funeral Home and Crematory of Swainsboro is in charge of arrangements.

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