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Graveside services for Willie Mae Grady, 91, of Thomasville, are at 11 a.m., August 17, 2017, at Peaceful Rest Cemetery in Thomasville. The Rev. Dr. Emory C. Virgil of Providence Missionary Baptist Church will officiate. Mrs. Grady died Aug. 9 in Thomasville. Born January 21, 1926, in West Palm Beach, Florida, she was the daughter of the late Archie and Mary Islen. On October 6,1948, in Thomasville, she married Amos Melvin Grady Sr. She was retired and had lived in Detroit, Michigan for 55 years prior to moving back to Thomasville and living here for 36 years. She was a member of Providence Missionary Baptist Church. Survivors include her daughter, Velma L. Davison of Thomasville; sons, Amos M. Grady Jr. of Muskegon, Michigan, Lee N. Grady of Detroit, Michigan; nieces, Rosamond Carley of Thomasville, Catina Harris of Detroit, Michigan, Margaret Islen of Temple Hills, Maryland; 16 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; 12 great-great-grandchildren; and a host of other relatives and friends. The viewing is from noon to 8 p.m., Wednesday at the funeral home. Hatcher-Peoples Funeral Home
Published on August 15, 2017
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