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Mildred Hunter was born in Sardis, Mississippi, to the late Norris Henderson, Sr., and Cassie Lanton Henderson, on June 24, 1935; she was the second of ten children. Mrs. Hunter was preceded in death by: her husband, Mr. Jerry Hunter, Jr.; three sisters, Maureen Ballentine & Pearl Millbrook of Memphis, and Mary Henderson of St. Louis, Missouri; three brothers, Norris Henderson, II & Herman Henderson, both of Memphis and Robert Earl Henderson of Kenosha, WI; one nephew, Jerry Henderson of Coldwater, MS; and her dear and beloved friend, Margaret Owens. She accepted Christ at an early age, and served as a faithful member of the Church of Christ, starting with Vance Ave Church of Christ, Norris Road Church of Christ, and East End Church of Christ. Left to cherish her memory are: her three children, Carl Andre Brazzel (Elmira) of Memphis TN, and Ernest Lee Brazzel & Patricia Gail Hernandez (Jose) both of Tacoma WA; one brother, Harvey Henderson of Memphis TN; two sisters, Vera Johnson of St. Louis, MO and Marjorie Holliday of Memphis TN; four grandchildren, Brandon Sutton, Erykah Sutton, Jordan Sutton, and Velina Brazzel; seven great-grandchildren, Javonte Sutton, Marcus Sutton, Mariah Sutton, Elijah Sutton, Marquette Jennings, Mykel Brazzel, and Ronan Hernandez-Knight; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives, loved ones, and friends, including her Church of Christ family. Visitation will be on Thursday September 20, 2018 at R S Lewis & Sons Funeral Home 374 Vance Ave Location  in Memphis, TN. Home-going celebration will be on Friday September 21, 2018 at East End Church of Christ located at 6590 Sateline Road, Olive Branch, MS. The interment will follow at 1:15 PM at the West Tennessee Veteran Cemetery, in Memphis, Tennessee.  

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  • Wednesday, September 19, 2018
    Our staff will continue to keep your family in our prayers. We thank you for allowing us to serve your family.
    ~ R S Lewis and Sons FH
  • Thursday, September 20, 2018
    "Precious Memories How They Linger "remembering the love, bond and respect we had one for another. From my family to your family R.I.P. Mildred.
    ~ Sister Andranetta Ferguson Moten   Mphs, TN
  • Thursday, September 20, 2018
    As I knew Sister Mildred, she was an inspirational christian lady with a sweet and kind spirit. In other words, although she possessed outward beauty, her inner beauty shone ever so brightly until one has been blessed just to have known her. May God comfort the grieving family and friends who will deeply miss this wonderful lady!
    ~ Cassie McCondichie   Memphis, TN
  • Wednesday, October 10, 2018
    We're so sorry you are mourning the loss of your dear loved one. Not much can soothe the pain this sorrow brings, but we hope the words of Psalms 34:18 can help some. It reads: “Jehovah is close to the brokenhearted; He saves those who are crushed in spirit.” We can rely on our loving God to provide comfort in these troublesome times. He also has made the sure promise of a resurrection RIGHT HERE ON EARTH when it is restored into a beautiful paradise! (Acts 24:15; Psalms 37:9-11, 29). This is Sure to come because everything God says, he does without fail (Isaiah 55:11). Find out more about this resurrection online at JW.ORG
    ~ R&R Lopez