Venice T. Fleming, age 98, of Trion, Georgia, died on February 12, 2019, at Redmond Regional Medical Center, following a brief illness.
She was born on April 27, 1920, in Broomtown, Al., to the late George Milton and Maggie Addle Barclay Tallent.
She was a member of Trion First Baptist Church and attended from 1954 to 2017, when her health began to decline. During her years at the church, she served in many of the children's ministries including Nursery, Beginner Class Sunday School teacher, Primary Class Sunbeams, and Youth Choir volunteer. She was also a member of the WMU and was a member of the Mary Neil Circle.
She is preceded in death by her husband, James Roy Fleming, who died on Jan. 31, 1989.
Surviving are her two children, Cheryl Fleming DeMenna and husband, Robert, of Mableton, Ga. and James Dale (Jim) Fleming and wife, Allison, of Carrollton, Ga.; grandchildren, Mandi Griffin and husband Chad of Dallas, Ga., Brandon Fleming and wife Brigida of Mountain Home, Id., Adam Fleming and wife Megan of Nabb, In., and David Fleming of Carrollton, Ga.; great-grandchildren, Alexandra de Leon, Michael Harmon, Cody Griffin, Kristyna Griffin, Ryleigh Griffin, Gunner Griffin, Jonathan Fleming, Maddy Grace Fleming; and one great-great-grandchild, Sophia de Leon.
Visitation is on Saturday, Feb. 16, from 1-3 p.m. at Rainwater Funeral Home in Summerville. A brief service will follow, with Pastor Casey Bramlett and Pastor Mike Woods officiating. Burial will be at Green Hills Memory Garden. Active pallbearers are Brandon Fleming, Adam Fleming, Christopher Tallent, Chad Griffin, Ben Huggins, and Steve Tallent.
Earle Rainwater Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.