Life for Ms. Manathal Olivia Daniels, affectionately called Olivia, of Port St. Joe, Florida began on March 18, 1944, to the late Bessie Mae Dozier and Fletcher Rodgers. She entered into eternal rest on Sunday, November 18th in Tallahassee, Florida. She was 74 years old.
A native of Gulf County, she was of the Methodist faith and a member of New Bethel A.M.E. Church.
Precious memories will forever linger in the hearts of her children, Walter Seabrooks and wife Charlotte of Port St. Joe and Yolanda Daniels of Pensacola; stepfather, Henry Lee Dozier; step children, Theodore, Jr., Mary Helen Blanford and husband Raymond, William Hardy, Reverend Linda Kilpatrick, Brenda Givens, Velma Smith, Cary Daniels and wife Rosalyn and Ronald Daniels and wife Valerie; brother and sisters-in-law, James Peterson, Mae Bell Vann and husband David, Annie K. Davis and Reverend Savanna Frederick; one godchild, Devon Thomas and wife Chaka; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and dear friends.
A homegoing celebration for Ms. Olivia’s life will be held Saturday, December 1st at 11:00a.m. est at New Bethel A.M.E. Church, located at 146 Avenue C in Port St. Joe with Pastor James Chambers and Reverend Dante McGee officiating. Interment will follow in the Forrest Hill Cemetery with arrangements entrusted to the Caring Staff at Peoples Funeral Home of Marianna.
The remains will lie-in-repose for two hours at New Bethel on Saturday prior to the 11a.m. funeral time.