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2010-11-18 / Obituaries


Mildred Evelyn Evans England, 75, of Thomasville died Saturday, November 6, 2010 at Southwest Alabama Medical Center in Thomasville. She was born September 20, 1935.

She united with the Givenland CME Church in Bashi and later moved her membership to the Williams Temple CME Church where she remained a member for over fifty-five years.

Mildred attended the Thomasville Public Schools graduating with honors in 1952. She later studied at Miles College in Fairfield. She began her professional career at the Solomon Brothers Shirt Factory in Thomasville. Later, she worked as a teacher’s aide at the Morvin Junior High School in Morvin. She ended her career as a Patient Activity Aide at the Thomasville Mental Health Adult Adjustment Center.

Funeral services were held at 12:00 noon Saturday, November 13, 2010 at Williams Temple CME Church in Thomasville. Interment was at Givenland CME Cemetery in Bashi.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Lee Thomas (LT) England, Jr.; parents, William T. and Dossie Bell Bettis Evans; brother, Reginald and sister, JoAnne.

She is survived by two daughters, Cheryl (Rev. Keenan T.) Martin and Jennifer Lynn England both of Thomasville; three sons, Marshall R. England of Huntsville, Harold (Virginia) England of Thomasville and Stanley England of Jonesboro, Ga.; four grandchildren, Stephon, Keenya, Johnathan and Keendra; sister, Evelyn Hudson of Prichard; two brothers, Jimmy Thomas of Thomasville and Terry (Jennifer) Woods of Chattanooga, Tenn.; two sister-in-laws, LaRose (Enoch) Cameron of Tuscaloosa and Betty Jean Clayton of Thomasville; three aunts, Mary Evans and Barbara Lewis both of Thomasville and Marie Evans of Enterprise; several devoted cousins, Sallie U. Bradshaw, William J. Evans, Carolyn Felder, Janice (Dexter) Chapman and the children of the late James G. Bettis; devoted caregivers, Patsy Smith, Emma White, Kim Collier, Rosa Horn and Carolyn Bonner.

Pallbearers were family and friends.

Flower bearers were family and friends.

Reese Funeral Home in Thomasville directed.

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