The funeral service will be conducted at 1:30 P.M. Saturday, May 26, 2012 at the Mt. Pleasant/Travelers Rest Christian Methodist Episcopal Church, corner of Norris and Antigo Streets, Montezuma, Georgia. Interment will follow in the Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, Whiteline Street, Montezuma, Georgia. The Reverend Sidney Kendrick, pastor, will officiate.
Osia was born July 13, 1957 in Macon County, Georgia to the late Carborn McClendon and Cathlene Jordan McClendon. She was preceded in death by one sister, Sandra Jean McClendon. She was educated in the public school system of Macon County and a graduate of the historic D. F. Douglass High School. She joined the Mt. Pleasant CME Church at an early age.
She was employed as a USDA Inspector with Perdue Foods, Inc. of Perry, Georgia.
Survivors are three sons and two daughters-in-law, Jimmie Lee Akine Jr, (Yolanda Nicole Harris) Perry, Georgia, Kelly Bernard McClendon, College Park, Georgia and Herbert James McClendon (Patricia), Columbus, Georgia; a companion, Willie James Kitchen, Jr, Warner Robins, Georgia; eight grandchildren; sister, Mary Stewart (Sam Burnam), Montezuma, Georgia; five aunts, Willie Lou Harvey, Montezuma, Georgia, Minnie McClendon, Indianapolis, Indiana, Flora Robinson, Buena Vista, Georgia, Gracie Smith, Montezuma, Georgia and Alice Jordan, Barnesville, Georgia; a host of beloved nieces and nephews, including one devoted, Leondra McClendon, Ft. Valley, Georgia; godchild, Tavoris Kitchen, Richland, Georgia; and a host of other relatives and friends.
- RETHA JONES(Saturday, June 30 12 10:19 pm EDT)
TO THE SONS AND FAMILY OF OSIA:
IN YOUR HOUR OF BEREAVEMENT, YOU HAVE MY DEEPEST SYMPATHY
MAY GOD CONTINUE TO KEEP AND BLESS YOU FROM ALL HURT HARM AND DANGER
HIS WORD IS,I'LL NEVER LEAVE ARE FORSAKE YOU, I'LL BE WITH YOU ALWAYS, EVEN TO THE END OF THE WORLD
- Becky Davis(Wednesday, May 23 12 10:31 am EDT)
May you now rest in peace ms osia, May God keep your family safe in his arms