Ida united with the Little Mount Baptist Church at an early age and in her late teens she moved to Washington, DC. and remained there until she relocated back to Alberta, Virginia. She rededicated her life to Christ at the Little Mount Baptist Church and was known as a very quiet person.
Ida leaves the cherish her memory a host of nieces, nephews, great nieces, great nephews, cousins and friends, including a very specal person, Revernd Annette Caliborne. Among the many nieces is one in particular, Mrs. Emma Palmer, "her right hand" while she lived in Washington, DC. After relocating back to Virginia, another devoted niece, Mrs. Pinkey Butterworth took over the reign. After Pinkey's demise, her daughter and Ida's great-great niece, Joyce Hawkes became her guardian. Other special nieces and nephews include Ms. Mary Lizzie Williams, Mr. Charles Boswell, Mr. Pernell Fields and Mr. Raleigh Bridgeforth.
Funeral Services Saturday, March 28, 2009 at 11:00 a.m. at Hawkes Funeral Home Chapel, Blackstone with interment in the Rosebud Baptist Church Cemetery, Dundas, VA.
W.E. Hawkes & Son Funeral Home of Blackstone in charge of the arrangements.
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