The funeral service will be conducted at 1;00 P.M., Saturday, July 30, 2011 at the Mount Zion Baptist Church, Mt. Zion Road, Ellaville, Georgia. Reverend Freddie Baisden will officiate. Interment will follow in the Mt. Zion Baptist Church Cemetery.
Mrs. Volley was born September 20, 1948 in Ellaville, Schley County, Georgia to Ola Mae Murray Smith and the late Carl Jackson. She was a 1966 graduate of John Lewis High School. At an early age she joined the Mount Zion Missionary Baptist Church whereas she attended Sunday school and sang in the choir. She joined the Job Corp in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She also attended Temple University of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. In 1987, she was united in Holy Matrimony to Edward Volley. She held various jobs in the Americus community including working at the Americus High School as a Librarian and she was a great homemaker.
She leaves loving memories to her beloved family, including her husband, Edward Volley, her children, Stacey Willis (Michael), Chandler, and Floyd Jackson, Her beloved mother Ola Mae Murray Smith (Mr. L.C. Smith); three grandchildren, Michael Willis, Jr., Miklela Willis and Myles Willis; five siblings, Bertha Anne Carter (Larry), Leola Wilson (Marvin), Deborah Pitts (Marshall), Phyllis Wright (Archie), and Timothy Smith (Angela); three nieces, Michelle Dyer (Chris), Angela Wilson, and Andrea Lundy; three nephews, Clyde Daryl Slappey (Kamolrat), Alex Slappey (Gabrielle), and Eric Carter; aunts and uncle, Carrie Baisden Varner, and Irene Kleckley (Henry); sisters-in-law/brothers-in-law, Aldene Monts (Michael), Charlei Mae Woods (Willie), Fannie Mae Flowers (Tyrone), and Connie Cooper, Robert Lee Robinson and Willie Charles Battle; a host of beloved nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
To the Jackson Family,
Sorry for your lost. Naomi will truly be missed.
TO FLOYD AND HIS FAMILY I AM SO SORRY FOR YOUR LOST. GOD WILL PUT NO MORE ON YOU THAN YOU CAN BEAR. HER SOUL IS RESTING NOW.
Praying and thinking of you all during this difficult time. "My 2nd Mom" your smile, nor the memories,will never be forgotten. Love you all dearly. With deepest sympathy,
Tammy Lundy and Family
To my best friend Stacey and family. Praying for your strength and know that only at a time like this, only the Lord can massage your hearts. Be reminded to be absence in the body is to be present with the Lord. To Christian heaven is a gain. Stacey and Floyd your mother has received her promotion. Love you both and lifting you up in prayer.
Mary Lanier Banks and family
With Deepest Sympathy, Floyd I will keep you and your family in my prayers. May God bless you.
WE ARE DEEPLY SADDENED BY THE DEATH OF NAOMI, BUT REMEMBER GOD IS ABLE TO SEE YOU THROUGH THIS TIME IN YOUR LIFE. YOU ARE FOREVER IN OUR PRAYERS.
ANNIE B. SLAPPEY ELAINE BRYANT, JEANNETTE SLAPPEY, MATTIE THOMAS,& THE SLAPPEY FAMILY.
Rest in pease my dear cousin. Apparently, God needed another angel in heaven and he chose. May God bless the rest of the family.
With Love, your first cousin, Edward
We will miss your smile, love, and kindness.
From: Cousin Doreen & Family
"WITH DEEPEST SYMPATHY"
TURNER ROGERS & FAMILY
Stacey, I am so sorry to hear about the passing of your mother Naomi. She was a very beautiful person. She always would come through my check-out lane at Harveys. I will certainly miss her smile. May Jehovah give you and your family the strength needed to endure the pain that you all are experiencing.
With Love, Your Aunt Barbara Boone and Family
I pray that God give you strength during your time of Bereavement.
Rena Thornton and Family
AT A TIME LIKE THIS,WE CAN'T HELP REMEMBERING HOW FRAGILE LIFE IS.MAY YOU FIND STRENGTH IN THE LOVE OF FAMILY AND IN THE WARM EMBRACE OF FRIENDS.
IN DEEPEST SYMPATHY,
Sorry for your loss, with my deepest sympathy.
I am so sorry for the lost of your love one, if I had known I would have attended the services.
With love and sympathy,
Our prayers are with you.
The staff at Phoebe Home Care Americus