Originally created 11/27/98

Mrs. Essie Mae Temple



SANDERSVILLE, Ga. -- Mrs. Essie Mae Temple, 73, of 631 McElrath St., died Tuesday, Nov. 24, 1998.

The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Dixon Grove Church of God in Christ, Tennille, with the Rev. Larry Bond officiating. Burial will be in Union Hill Church Cemetery, Tennille.

Mrs. Temple, a native of Georgia, was a homemaker and a member of Dixon Grove Church of God in Christ.

Survivors include three sons, Raymond Johnson, Tampa, Fla., Jessie Miller, Dover, Del., and Arthur L. Temple, Honolulu; five daughters, Janice Temple, Tennille, Daisy P. Miller and Jacqueline Temple, both of Sandersville, and Sadie Jones and Wyomie Dixon, both of Atlanta; a sister, Eulia C. Darrisay, Wrightsville; and 16 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be Craig Miller, Michael Miller, Demetrius Temple, Victor Miller, Jessie Miller and Adrain Roberson.

Friends may call at the residence.

M.C. Smith Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.