September 12, 1940 - April 3, 2021
Mrs. Cora Mae Still was born on September 12, 1940 in West Helena, Arkansas the daughter of Lydia Mae (Grady, Sr.) Frierson and Albert Blankenship, Sr. She passed away on Saturday, April 3, 2021 at the age of 80 years. Cora had been a resident of Saginaw, Michigan for 68 years. She was an employee at Ray’s Food Fair for many years, oftentimes still remembering her customers years after her retirement. She was a devoted member of Holy Communion Gospel Center for over 20 years, serving on their Usher Board and assisting with Safety Net Children’s Program. Cora was a member of The Mother’s Club for 61 years serving as the secretary for a majority of those years. She also was a part of a Seniors Sewing Club that took place at The Delta Ricker Center. Cora enjoyed sewing, cooking, baking and spending quality time with her friends and family. She was famous for her cakes and she enjoyed making them for the people she loved. Mrs. Cora Still leaves to cherish her memory, two children, Valeria (Dennis, Sr.) Elmore of Saginaw, MI and Brian (Carolyn) Still of Montgomery, AL; seven siblings, Larry (Patricia) Frierson and Grady Frierson, Jr. both of Saginaw, MI, James A. (Ruby) Blankenship, David L. Blankenship and Patrick L. Blankenship all of Memphis, TN, Searcy L. Blankenship of Brandywine, MD and Brett L. (Sealbra) Stokes of Memphis, TN; five grandchildren, Dennis Elmore, Jr. and Isaiah Elmore of Saginaw, Briana Elmore of Dearborn Hts., MI, Bridesia Still-Johnson and Breonna (Johnny) Shuford-Corner of Montgomery, AL; four great-grandchildren, Dennis Elmore III and Keyon Elmore of Saginaw, MI, Madisyn Johnson and Karson Corner of Montgomery, AL; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and other family and friends including special friends and family members, Pastor Charlene Washington, Kimberly Lawrence, Willie Bea Anderson, Ethel Shaw, Dorris Davis, Mary Mayo, Diane Robertson and Elizabeth Young. Mrs. Still was preceded in death by her husband of over 50 years, Leslie O. Still; parents, Lydia Mae Frierson, Grady Frierson, Sr. and Albert Blankenship, Sr.; grandparents, Elijah and Evalena Hooker; siblings, Gloria D. Nunn, Clyde J. Humphrey and Albert Blankenship, Jr. Visitation will begin at 9:00 a.m. with the funeral service commencing at 11:00 A.M. on Monday, April 12, 2021 at Evans & Browne's Funeral Home, 441 North Jefferson Avenue, Saginaw, Michigan 48607. Pastor E. Charlene Washington will officiate. Interment in Forest Lawn Cemetery, 3210 South Washington Avenue, Saginaw, Michigan 48601.
Mrs. Cora Mae Still was born on September 12, 1940 in West Helena, Arkansas the daughter of Lydia Mae (Grady, Sr.) Frierson and Albert Blankenship, Sr. She passed away on Saturday, April 3, 2021 at the age of 80 years. Cora had been a resident... View Obituary & Service Information
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