Funeral services for Lauretta World’s, 96, of 1006 Foxchapel Lane, Jacksonville, FL will be private due to the COVID -19 precautions regarding social distancing. Burial will follow in Magnolia Memorial Gardens, Savannah, GA.
Lauretta “Sista” World’s was born to the late Joe and Laura Smalls on April 15, 1924. She entered Heaven’s gate on November 10, 202O at her residence.
She received Christ at an early age under the leadership of Reverend Jose Williams. She joined First Bryan Baptist Church in 1936 where she served as an Usher. She was an active member until her health prevented her from participating.
Lauretta was preceded in death by her loving husband of 25 years, Edgar Edward World’s. She was also preceded in death by her five siblings: Joseph, Johnny, Charles, Leona, and Veronica.
Lauretta is survived by one daughter, Neomia R. (Benjamin) McLean of Jacksonville, FL; three adopted children: Sharon Crawley and Anthony Sapp of Bronx, NY and Gregory Sapp of Tallahassee, FL; nine grandchildren: Eleanor L. Baker, Bernard M. Gray, Bishop Edward L. (Katrina) Gray, Sr., Kenneth V. (Tabatha) Foster and Felicia L. (Isaac) Wright, Marquise, Charles, Brittney, and Chantesa Robinson; host of great-grandchildren; nieces nephews,
Visitation will be held at the funeral home on Friday, November 13, 2020 from 1-5 p.m.
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