Saturday, July 21, 2007


 Mildred Vernice Diamond went to be with her Lord and Savior on Thursday, July 19, 2007 after a lengthy illness.
She was born in Chumuckla, Florida on April 19, 1926, but lived most of her life in Pensacola, Florida. She retired from Monsanto. She was a charted member of Pine Forest Assembly of God Church. She loved her church and her many friends. She taught Sunday School for many years. She helped so many people out of depression with words of much wisdom. She was loved by all. The first thing upon awakening she read her Bible to start her day. She was a saint and a blessing to all.
She was preceded in death by her loving husband, Floyd Diamond; parents, John and Addie Bodie; sister, Shirley Foley; brothers, A.J. and William Bodie; and daughter-in-law, Donna Diamond.
She leaves behind her children that loved her dearly and will miss calling or going by to check on her and end each conversation with "I Love You Mama," Jerry Diamond (Louise), Janice Diamond Pittman (Larry) and George Diamond; grandchildren, Scott (Grace) Diamond, Joey Diamond, Brandon Diamond, Ashley Johnson (David), Stephen Diamond (Jackie), Marcus Diamond, Jennifer and Christa Rogaliner and Laci Conour; great-grandchildren, Cameron and Garrett Diamond, Madison, Dylan and Dayvin Johnson, and Ethen Diamond; one great-great grandchild, Anthony Rogaliner; sister, Imogene Gold (Floyd), Nell Oden and Audrey Sanders (Mike); and numerous nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held 2:30 p.m. Sunday, July 22, 2007 at Faith Chapel Funeral Home North-Cantonment with the Rev. Gene Hudson and the Rev. Ron Carnley officiating.
Interment will follow at Bayview Memorial Gardens.
Serving as pallbearers will be Scott Diamond, Brandon Diamond, Stephen Diamond, Dale Turman, Ronald Oden and Jeremy Mears. Honorary pallbearers will be Pine Forest Assembly of God Ladies, in her Sunday School Class.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Saturday, July 21, 2007 from 6 until 8 p.m.
FAITH CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME NORTH, 1000 Highway 29 South, Cantonment is in charge of arrangements.

Published in the Pensacola News Journal on 7/21/2007.

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