Celebrating the life of Marjorie J. Streat
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Marjorie was educated in the public schools of Nottoway County, graduating from Nottoway Training School in 1940. After finishing public school, she attended Madame Sue’s beauty school in Petersburg, Virginia. Upon completing beauty school in 1941, she opened her first beauty shop in Burkeville, Virginia. She later moved to Washington, DC and continued to work as a beautician. She eventually moved back home and continued her beautician business until she retired.
Marjorie joined First Nottoway Baptist church at an early age and worked in the church as an Usher and as the church clerk. She continued to attend until her health failed.
In 1973, Marjorie married the late Clauzell Streat of Baltimore, Maryland.
Some of the things that she enjoyed were, sewing and working in the yard with her flowers and vegetables. She also enjoyed traveling which included Hawaii and the Bahamas.
Even though she had no children, she treated her nieces and nephews as her own.
She leaves to share their memories, three nieces, Venita R. Atkins of Ft. Washington, MD, Phyllis Ware of Crewe, VA and Marilyn Jeter of Ft. Washington, MD; four nephews, Rodney Miller (Fannie), Carlton Jeter, Bruce Ward and Steve Ward; four great nieces, Rene’ Miller, D’chelle Miller, Octavia Ware King (Lloyd) and Morgan Ward; three great nephews, Philander Jennings, Travis Byrd and Clayton Ward; one great-great niece, Tenaja Jennings, and one great-great nephew, Bryce Jennings. And many other close and loving family members and friends.
Funeral Services Friday, October 14, 2011 at 2:00 p.m. at First Nottoway Baptist Church, Crewe with interment in the Olive Branch Cemetery, Burkeville.
W.E. Hawkes & Son Funeral Home of Blackstone in charge of arrangements.
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