Obituary for Ernestine Cersey

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Ernestine Cersey

October 5, 1947 - August 12, 2018

Ernestine Cersey, 70, of Decatur, passed away peacefully on Sunday, August 12, 2018, at her home surrounded by her family with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren by her side.

A celebration of life service will be held at noon on Wednesday, August 15, 2018, at Grace Apostolic Church, 47377 M-51, Decatur with Pastor Jack N. Midkiff officiating. Friends may visit with the family one hour prior to the service from 11-12 also at the church. Memorial contributions may be made to Grace Apostolic Church. Those wishing to send a condolence online may do so at www.newellchapel.com.

Ernestine was born on October 5, 1947, to Phillip and Tessie (Cranfill) Pittaway in Mountain Home, AR. Ernestine worked as a Certified Nurses Assistant for over 30 years in both Kansas and Michigan. Prior to her career as a CNA, her favorite job was being a Security Guard in FL. She was a member of Grace Apostolic Church in Decatur. Ernestine loved her dog, Bambi, painting, ice cream and tending flowers with her green thumb. Most of all, she cherished her family, especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Ernestine is survived by her children, Brenda Bayless; Lonetta (John) Schonbok and Angela (Kenneth) Filloon; grandchildren, Ashleigh Hutchison, Meagan Luckey, Bryana Burns, Rayme Belden, Emily Belden, Joseph (Elizabeth) Bain, Honesty (Jesse) Anderson, Destiny Bain, Chelsea Filloon, Keilani Filloon, and Angelina Filloon; great-grandchildren, Nova, Styles, Jayden, Micah and Cooper; brother, Jack (Joye) Pittaway; many nieces and nephews and her beloved dog and best-friend, Bambi. She was welcomed into Heavan by her parents, Phillip and Tessie Pittaway; husband, Thomas Cersey; her children’s step-father, Melvin Singletary; children, Phillip Roberts and Lonnie Morrow and brother, Claude Studdard.

 

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Visitation Information

Date: Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Grace Apostolic Church

37377 M-51

Decatur, MI 49045


Service Information

Date: Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Grace Apostolic Church

37377 M-51

Decatur, MI 49045


Memorial Information

Memorial contributions may be made to Grace Apostolic Church.


 

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Born: October 5, 1947
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Condolences for Ernestine Cersey

Linda Fisher posted on 8/19/18

Didn't know till I read it in the paper. So sorry for your loss. You know I love you guys. Sending thoughts, prayers, and hugs.

 

Melody Sykes posted on 8/18/18

I’m very sorry to hear this. I loved Ernestine. She was one of my cousins that I didn’t get to see much. God bless her family. Love Melody Robert Pittaway’s eldest daughter

 

Laura Leckemby posted on 8/14/18

In memory of , Laura Leckemby lit a candle

 

Laura Leckemby posted on 8/14/18

I am Sooo Sorry for your Loss!! 💔😥💜💜💜

 

Gene posted on 8/13/18

We miss you already aunt sis. I love you

 

Honesty posted on 8/13/18

Grandma I have so many memories with you, but I think one of my favorites that I will always remember was when I got to go to work with you during the summers when I stayed with you! Always stopping for that ice cream because I deserved it that day! I love you so much grandma! Rest in peace with all your babies and husband!

 

Erika Craig posted on 8/13/18

I only knew her for a short time! Her smile and laugh was contagious! She will be missed.

 

Erika Craig posted on 8/13/18

I only knew her for a short time! Her smile and laugh was contagious! She will be missed.

 

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