The funeral service will be conducted at 1:00 P.M., Saturday, May 9, 2015 at Perry Grove Baptist Church, Georgia Highway 118, Leslie, Georgia, where Reverend David Ham is pastor. Interment will follow in the Zion Hill Baptist Church Cemetery, Georgia Highway 118, Leslie, Georgia. Elder Garrett Dawson of First Presbyterian Church of Baton Rouge, Louisiana will officiate.
Mrs. Willie Lue Hubbard was born March 17, 1924 to the late Johnny B. Hubbard and Madgezine Herndon in Sumter County, Georgia. She was educated in the public school system of Sumter County, Georgia. She moved to Miami, Florida at an early age. She was employed as a Private Duty Nurse with Dr. Scott Dawson for many years and reared his two sons, Garrett and Jay.
After she retired, she moved to Montezuma, Georgia to care for her mother. She met a loving companion, Johnny McClendon, who preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by three of her children: Hazel Willis, Ezell Brown and Gloria Willis.
At a very early age, she joined the Perry Grove Baptist Church where she maintained her membership through the years. Survivors are a daughter, Agnes Yarbrough (James), Columbus, Ohio; three grandchildren, Alonzo Gilbert, Kelvin Gilbert, both of Albany, Georgia, and Marvin Willis, Jr., Miami, Florida; devoted nieces and nephews, Alice Stewart, Barbara Stewart, Charlie Stewart (Annie B.), all of Leslie, Georgia, Eddie Mick Stewart, Americus, Georgia, Calvin Stewart, Leslie, Georgia, and Eddie Stewart (Rev. Dianna), Fayetteville, Georgia; a host of great nieces and great nephews, other relatives and friends.