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Obituary: Mabelene Lee Phillips

The daughter of Mr. Ora Lee, Sr. and Mrs. Corrine McDaniel Herring, Mrs. Mabelene Lee Phillips was born on November 19, 1955, in the county seat for county government, Madison County, Florida.

Mrs. Mabelene Lee Phillips enjoyed life as a daughter, sister, wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, aunt, sister in law, mother in law, devoted relative and friend. A woman of wisdom, she was known for her unique way of expressing herself as well as living life to its fullest. She will long be remembered for her keen insight, wittiness, and astuteness regarding life’s challenges and means of survival.

She was an active member of Jeslamb African Methodist Episcopal (A.M.E.) Church in Madison, until she relocated to Orlando, Florida in 2002. Upon her relocation, she joined Mt. Olive A.M.E. Church under the pastoral care of Rev. Dr. Mark E. Crutcher.

Her memory will forever live in the hearts of her daughters, Tameka Fudge and Amy Jonas Brasby; and her son, Raymond Jonas, Jr.; her grandchildren, Kendrick Brown, Sr., Areesha Fudge, Jamarien Moore, Asia Alexander, Dyneziah Jonas, Khirysten Jonas, Jahquez Fudge, Raven Jonas, and Raymond Jonas, III; her great-grandchildren, brothers, sisters, mother, sisters and brother in laws, and special and devoted friend, Mr. Michael Venzen and many other relatives and friends.

ORLANDO, FL: Visitation will take place on Thursday, April 2, 2015 from 5-8PM at Postell's Mortuary Chapel.

MADISON, FL: Visitation and Wake services will also take place on Friday, April 3, 2015 from 5-8PM at Jeslamb AME Church, Madison, FL.

A service of Celebration will take place on Saturday, April 4, 2015 at 1:00 P.M. at Jeslamb AME Church, 185 NE Almond Ave, Madison, FL 32340 with Pastor Deborah Warner officiating, and Reverend Dr. Mark E. Crutcher, eulogist. Interment: Jeslamb AME Church Cemetery, Madison, FL.



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