Maggie Mae Washington

Published 7:56 am Wednesday, March 23, 2016

Funeral services were held Saturday, March 12, 2016 at Pen Oak M. B. Church, Silver Creek, Mississippi for Mrs. Maggie Mae Washington, 96, who died Tuesday, March 1, 2016 at her residence.  Rev. Willie Berry officiated with interment following in the church cemetery.  Johnson Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Maggie Mae Washington was born in Silver Creek, Mississippi to the late Will and Josephine Brown.  She never once left her hometown.  She worked as a farmer and nanny who was very instrumental with the success of many children who became doctors, lawyers, teachers, administrators and many other successful careers.  She was a member of Pen Oak M. B. Church.
She was preceded in death by: husband, Jack Cleveland Washinton; son, Lawrence Washington; daughter, Maurine May; two brothers, Willie Brown and Herman Brown.
Mrs. Washington is survived by: son, Percy Holloway of Silver Creek, MS; daughters, Beatrice Hawthorne of Silver Creek, MS, Johnnie M. Martin of Salt Lake City, UT and Emma King of Phoenix, AZ; brother, Hezekiah Brown of Silver Creek, MS; many grandchildren and other relatives and friends.
She was the matriarch of her family.

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