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Deacon Alfred Twiggs, Jr.
Born: January 11, 1928
Parents: The Late Alfred Twiggs, Sr. and Lillie Bell Twiggs
Married: Mother Ruth Twiggs
Religious Affiliation: Deacon Alfred Twiggs was a faithful member of First Bethel Missionary Baptist Church, joining under the pastorate of the late Rev. James Brooks. He was ordained as a deacon under Rev. Brooks’ leadership and served as a deacon from the time of his ordination until his death. Through the years, he actively served on the following ministries: Deacon, Trustee, Finance, Cafeteria, Sunday School Superintendant and Choir. He was always willing to serve in any capacity in the church. He worked diligently until his health began to fail and he was unable to attend. He still maintained his love for the church and kept up with all activities.
Hobbies: Cooking, Hunting, Farming, Fishing, Traveling
Demise: May 12, 2014
He leaves to cherish memories: a loving and devoted wife, Mother Ruth Twiggs. Seven Sons: Dixie Hollins (Robyn), Crystal River, FL; Alfred Twiggs, III (Marsha) (son preceded him in death), Statesboro, GA; Anthony Williams, St. Petersburg, FL; Travis White, Gainesville, FL; LeRoy Leaks (Rhonda), Clinton, MD; Dennis Houston (Stacy), Waldorf, MD; David Houston, Crystal River, FL. Five Daughters: Betty Goode (Harold), High Springs, FL; Cynthia Frazier, Dunnellon, FL; Pamlamia George (Johnnie-Deceased); Shirley Futch, Hernando, FL; Margaret Simmons (Robert), Hernando, FL; Sisters: Clementine “Berry” Milton, Ft. White, FL; Addie Mae Robinson, Trenton, NJ. Brothers: Joe Waters, St. Petersburg, FL; Eugene Taylor (Frances), Dunnellon, FL; Herman Taylor, Tampa, FL. Thirty Grandchildren, Thirty-five Great Grandchildren, and Six Great, Great Grandchildren. Special Friend: Deacon Edward Washington, Sr.; Special Pastors: Rev. Michael Warren, Rev. Nathaniel Rawls, Jr., Rev. Allen Brooks; Three God Children: Randolph, Donna and Craig Bellamy; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and sorrowing friends.
Viewing: Friday, May 16, 2014 ~ 6pm to 8pm ~ First Bethel Missionary Baptist Church ~ 11840 N. Williams Street ~ Dunnellon, Florida 34432 ~ Rev. Allen Brooks, Pastor
Services: Saturday, May 17, 2014 ~ 11:00am ~ First Bethel Missionary Baptist Church ~ 11840 N. Williams Street ~ Dunnellon, Florida 34432 ~ Rev. Allen Brooks, Pastor
Interment: Hernando Community Cemetery ~ Hernando, FL