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Effie Middleton Primous

December 25, 1924 December 11, 2018
Effie Middleton Primous
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Obituary for Effie Middleton Primous

Effie Middleton Primous was born on Christmas Day, December 25, 1924 to the late Wilson and Phoebe Middleton, Daisy, GA. She departed her life Tuesday, December 11, 2018. She was the last of ten siblings to transition to Glory.

She was reared in the church with spirit filled parents. She began her spiritual journey at Smith Chapel Holiness Church and St. Luke Missionary Baptist Church, later she joined The Historic Mt. Pleasant Missionary Baptist Church, Claxton, GA.

She was educated in the Evans County school system, beginning in a one room school in Daisy, Georgia. She often spoke of her school days and her love of playing basketball.

She worked many years in the fields, cleaning homes, and the Claxton Nursing Home before retiring from the Claxton Poultry in 1991. She believed in hard work and a good education.

In her later years, she enjoyed fishing, gardening, dressing "to the nines", attending church and the Senior Citizens Center.

Two grandchildren proceeded her in death, Captain Donnie Belser, Jr. and Kandeem Calhoun.

She leaves to cherish her wonderful and loving memories: seven daughters: Janice Carlton of Claxton, Georgia; Gracie Ann Thomas and Phoebe (Donnie, Sr.) Belser of Aniston, Alabama, Windsor (Kenneth) Harp of Rincon, Georgia, Hilda Hayward of Warner Robins, Georgia, Shirley (Clinton, Jr.) Murphy of Collins, Georgia and Pattie (Robert) Brawner of Covington, Georgia; two granddaughters whom she reared as her daughters, Tarrie (Craig, Sr.) Powell of Pooler, Georgia and Ebony (Phillip) mills of Collins, Georgia; two special nephews: Charles (Pat) Milton of Claxton, Georgia and Jimmy Middleton of Maryland, VA; two special nieces: Lily West (Roosevelt) Brewton and Gail Butler, both of Claxton, Georgia; seventeen grandchildren, twenty-nine great-grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews, and friends.

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11:00 AM 12/14/2018 11:00:00 AM - 7:00 PM 12/14/2018 7:00:00 PM
Harpers Funeral Home

125 Broad Street
P.O. Box 757
Claxton, GA 30417

Harpers Funeral Home
125 Broad Street Claxton 30417 GA
United States





2:00 PM 12/15/2018 2:00:00 PM
Historic Mt. Pleasant Missionary Baptist Church

1268 Historic Mount Pleasant Rd
Claxton, GA 30417

Historic Mt. Pleasant Missionary Baptist Church
1268 Historic Mount Pleasant Rd Claxton 30417 GA
United States

Cemetery Details


Historic Mt. Pleasant Church Cemetery Final Resting Place

1268 Mount Pleasant Rd
Claxton, GA 30417

1268 Mount Pleasant Rd Claxton 30417 GA
United States

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