August 21, 1930 - January 12, 2022
HANDLEY, Mrs. Ora Dee - Age 91, passed away Wednesday, January 12, 2022 at her residence. Family hour 10:00 AM Saturday, January 22, 2022 at Mt. Calvary Baptist Church, 4805 N. Saginaw St., with funeral service commencing at 11:00 AM. Rev. Dr. Henry Fuller, officiating. Interment Sunset Hills Cemetery, G4413 Flushing Rd. Friends and pallbearers will assemble at the church 10:00 AM Saturday. Mrs. Handley will lie in state in the Chapel of Lawrence E. Moon Funeral Home, 906 W. Flint Park Blvd. and may be viewed from 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM Friday.Sister Ora Dee Handley began her life journey August 21, 1930, sunset was January 12, 2022. Ora was born in Oak Grove, Louisiana to parents, Oliver Leeks and Evelyn Stennis. She grew up in Oak Grove and went to school there. Ora Dee and her husband, Clifton Handley moved to Flint, Michigan in 1950. To their marital union four children were born. Sister Handley was a life-long member of the Mt. Calvary Missionary Baptist Church, joining when the church was located on Industrial Street. She was a faithful, committed member of several ministries of the church, but her heart was with the Usher Ministry. Sister Handley enjoyed spending time with her family, fishing, camping, picnics and traveling to the beach. She also enjoyed playing Yatzie and games on her computer. Ora Dee really enjoyed cooking -- dressing was her specialty. Her love for cooking lead to working at the Italian Garden Restaurant for over fifty years. Sister Ora Dee Handley leaves to cherish her memory: three children, Reneè and Twana Handley, both of Flint, and Deloris Johnson of Fort Worth, Texas; 8 grandchildren, Anthony Leverette, Honny Williams, Alfonzo (Schrunda) Handley, Crystal (Enoch) Handley, Willie Handley Jr., Alexandria (Troy) Handley, Issac Handley and Charles Handley; fifty-six great-grandchildren; a host of great-great-grandchildren; special great-grandsons, Malik Theford, Clarence Coleman, Jr. and DeShawn Leverette; Special son in-law, Alton Bullock; a host of other relatives and friends including special friends, Gurline Overton and Ira M. Boyd.The family extends special thanks to Pastor Fuller and the Mt. Calvary Church family, the Lawrence E. Moon Funeral Home and Don Haley, owner of the Italian Garden Restaurant.
HANDLEY, Mrs. Ora Dee - Age 91, passed away Wednesday, January 12, 2022 at her residence. Family hour 10:00 AM Saturday, January 22, 2022 at Mt. Calvary Baptist Church, 4805 N. Saginaw St., with funeral service commencing at 11:00 AM. Rev.... View Obituary & Service Information
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