Graveside services will be held at 11:00 A.M., Monday, January 25, 2021 at the Oglethorpe City Cemetery, Memorial Drive, Oglethorpe, Georgia.
Please be mindful that we will adhere to all government recommendations and mandates at all services at this time. We are limiting graveside seating to no more than 10 with masks being strongly encouraged. Other masked attendees are welcomed but will be expected to practice social distancing.
Graveside services are likely to be held on ground that is uneven, which is out of the control of Oglethorpe Funeral Chapel, Inc. We ask that you take this into consideration when choosing footwear, such as shoes with high, thin heels. Please be advised that Oglethorpe Funeral Chapel, Inc. will not be held responsible for injuries at a grave site because of this.
Minnie Lee Brown Washington was born on March 19, 1930 in Oglethorpe, Georgia to the late Lucious Brown and the late Annie Sue Carson Brown. She was preceded in death by four siblings James Brown, William Brown, George Brown, and Annie Pearl Leary. She was educated through the local church schools. At an early age she confessed Christ as her personal Savior and joined the band of Christian believers at Lula Primitive Baptist Church in 1973 where she served as the church clerk until 2013. Minnie was joined in holy matrimony to the late Henry J. Washington Sr. and to this union two children were born. One son, Henry J. Washington Jr., preceded her in death. Minnie was a homemaker who loved to sew, cook, and care for her grandchildren.
She leaves to cherish her memories a devoted daughter Gloria Washington-Paster, Warner Robins, Georgia; seven grandchildren, Kimberly Ann Danielly, Warner Robins, Georgia, Toni Paster Dupree, Upper Marlboro, Maryland, (MSG RET) Kelvin Dewayne Washington (Trica), McDonough, Georgia, Quentin Brown Washington, Marshallville, Georgia, Andre Harris Washington, Warner Robins, Georgia, Gloria Marie Washington (Ronnie), Warner Robins, Georgia, and Cheryl Kativa Washington, Perry, Georgia; twelve great grandchildren; seven great great grandchildren; siblings Susie Lumkpin, Montezuma, Georgia, Verenistine Brown, Miami, Florida, Wedie Stuart, Montezuma, Georgia, and Johnny Brown (Rose), Sanford, Florida; sisters and brothers-in-law, Edris Washington (Mary), Oglethorpe, Georgia, Edith Baker (Charles), Jacksonville, Florida, May Lee (James), Greensboro, North Carolina, Annie Jo Washington, Cleveland, Ohio; a host nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends including a devoted friend of the family Eddie Wiggins, Warner Robins, Georgia.