The funeral service will be conducted at 10:00 A.M., Friday, October 18, 2013 at William Grove Baptist Church, 71 Gills Street, Ellaville, Georgia, where the Reverend Michael Edge is Pastor. Interment will follow at 12:00 P.M. in the Andersonville National Cemetery, 496 Cemetery Road, Andersonville, Georgia. Pastor Donavon O. Coley will officiate
Willie Mae Davis Pride born February 2, 1922 in Junction City, Georgia to the parentage of the late Reverend Curly Davis and Hattie Jackson Davis Flowers. She was preceded in death by a devoted parent, the late Cullen Flowers, and two brothers, Willie James Davis and Walter Lewis Davis.
She was educated in the Macon County school system. She was a domestic engineer. She was married to the late Calvin "Abraham" Pride, Jr. Mrs. Pride was faithful member of the Ebenezer Baptist Church of Andersonville, Georgia until her health declined.
She is survived by two daughters, Velma (Rudolph) Coley and Tommie Pride McCuller, all of Andersonville, Georgia; five sons, Frank (Alice) Pride of Columbus, Georgia, Charlie James Pride of Dallas, Texas, Kirkland Jerome Pride of Andersonville, Georgia, Michael Carl Pride of Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania and Earnest (Sonja) Pride of Albany, Georgia; 19 grandchildren; 36 great grandchildren; 4 great great grandchildren; devoted niece, Vernocia Davis-Hunter; and a host of nieces, nephews, and cousins.
- SANDRA WILSON ANDERSON(Friday, November 01 13 07:47 pm EDT)
I DIDN'T KNOW YOUR MOTHER HAD PASSED TIL A FEW DAYS AGO,PLEASE FORGIVE ME FOR NOT BEING THERE. THE WILSON FAMILY FROM PLAINS, GA AND CONN. WILL BE PRAYING FOR YOUR FAMILY
- Pastor Johnie & Freddie Evans & FAMILY(Saturday, October 19 13 09:00 pm EDT)
To: Velma,Tommie and The Family with sincere sympathy. I heard a voice from heaven saying unto me, write BLESSED are the DEAD which DIE in the LORD from henceforth: Yea, saith the Spirit, that they may REST from their labours; and their WORK do follow them. Revelation 14:13, A LIFE WELL SPENT. We Love You.
- Sennie Hubbard Searcy(Friday, October 18 13 11:48 am EDT)
Ms. Velma & Ms. Tommie and the entire Pride family....
so sorry for the loss of your love one.
May God strengthen you and yours during this time.
- Mary Lanier Banks(Friday, October 18 13 08:36 am EDT)
To Ms. Velma and Ms Tommie and family be reminded that the Lord is your refuge and strength and know that he is everso presnt durng your mother heavenly transition. Love Poochie, Dot, Ray Jean, Little Mary and your nephew Terrelle Coley
- Mr. & Mrs. Kenneth Bryant(Friday, October 18 13 06:37 am EDT)
To the family you all have our deepest sympathy and are in our prayers. May the Holy Spirit comfort and guide you during your time of sorrow. Always remember that God's love is with you now and forever.
- Michelle(Friday, October 18 13 12:48 am EDT)
A lady who was a light in the village of Andersonville..Ms. Willie Mae. A lady who was small in statue but big in making things happen..Ms. Willie Mae. A queen who will be missed dearly..MS. WILLIE MAE!! Famly-- may the peace of God comfort you during this time of sorrow and may the sweet memories of this home town hero be with you always. In deepest sympathy, Michelle Hill Hollis, former resident of Andersonville, GA
- Lillie Maddox(Thursday, October 17 13 10:43 pm EDT)
Mrs. Velma,Tommie,Donavon and Family
Our hearts are with you and your family in this sad hour. May the comfort of our Lord keep you. The Maddox Family
- dorothy jones(Thursday, October 17 13 10:14 pm EDT)
sending a prayer for the coley family
- Mae Belle Thomas(Thursday, October 17 13 07:10 pm EDT)
My sincere condolences, Earnest, to you and your family. May God give you strength as you mourn the transition of your mother.
- Eddye Mae Coley(Thursday, October 17 13 06:54 pm EDT)
With deep and heartfelt sympathy Velma, Rudolph, Pastor Donavon & the entire family. May the sweet memories of your loved one and the love and peace of God bring you comfort at this time and in the days ahead.
- Jessie Sims(Thursday, October 17 13 06:03 pm EDT)
May the love of the Master sustains this beloved family during these hours.
- Susie Kearse(Thursday, October 17 13 12:03 pm EDT)
With Great Sympathy. Love you all.
Jehovah & Susie Kearse
- DEBORAH PRIDE(Thursday, October 17 13 08:38 am EDT)
i LOVE YOU AND WILL MISS YOU
- VANESSA (van) BATTLE(Wednesday, October 16 13 07:40 pm EDT)
Mrs. Willie Mae will truly be missed ,she was Madea to everyone may she R.I.P.