Alma Jean Washington was born on November 8, 1948 to the late Fannie Mae Long and Jene E. Edger in Ocala, Florida. She attended Howard High School graduating with the class of 1966. She then went on to Hamilton Junior College to obtain a post secondary education. She had also continued her studies at Indian River Community College (Indian River State College).
Mrs. Washington was married to Lawrence Christopher Washington and they shared a wonderful life together for 46 years until his demise on February 10, 2016. To this union two children were born; a daughter, Latissa Washington and a son, Lawrence Corvey Washington. Mrs. Washington worked for the Saint Lucie County School Board for 10 years. She also worked for the Saint Lucie County Health Department for 32 years. On December 12, 2018, the manuscript of Alma Jean Washington’s life closed. Alma was called from labor to reward at Lawnwood Regional Medical Center in Fort Pierce, FL.
Left to cherish her memories are her daughter, Latissa Washington (Derrick Peterson); son, Lawrence Corvey Washington, sisters-in-law, Rosa Wilson and Hallie (Willie) Everett both of Fort Pierce, FL, Frances Walker of Crescent City, FL, and Patricia Bolden of Richmond, VA; brothers-in-law, Willie (Evelyn) Washington, Jr. of Welaka, Larry (Georgia) Washington of Augusta, GA; and a host of godchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins, family, and sorrowing friends who will miss her dearly.
Public visitation for Mrs. Washington will take place on Friday, December 21, 2018 from 3:00pm-7:00pm at First Bethel Missionary Baptist Church in Fort Pierce, FL. Funeral services will take place on Saturday, December 22, 2018 at First Bethel Missionary Baptist Church in Fort Pierce, FL beginning at 11:00am. Burial will follow at Riverview Memorial Park.
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