Mrs. Phebia Jefferson, age 65 of Yulee, FL passed away on Friday morning, June 30, 2017, at the Brookdale – Atrium Center for Caring in Jacksonville, FL.
Born in Yulee, she was the eldest of three children born to the late Ella Mae Beverly and Freddie Hubbard. She was a lifelong resident of Yulee where attended elementary school at Bryant Academy and Peck High School in Fernandina Beach, Class of 1970. Phebia worked at the Amelia Island Plantation before beginning a twenty –six year career as a Para-professional with the Nassau County Public School System. During her career, she worked with children with special needs at Yulee Middle School. While working in public education she also worked part time at WalMart as a Sales Associate. Phebia later worked with the Boys and Girls Club of Nassau County.
Mrs. Jefferson enjoyed cooking, spending time with her family and church family. A longtime, faithful member of the Solid Rock Church of God by Faith of Yulee, taught Sunday School, former Food Ministry, Choir Member, as well as serving as church Secretary.
In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by her husband, Franklin C. Jefferson, Sr., deceased 1984. Mrs. Jefferson leaves to cherish her memories; son, Franklin C. “Frank” Jefferson Jr. and his wife Tiffany, Yulee, FL, brother, Joseph Leonard Beverly, (Gina) St. Mary’s, GA; sister, Delores Lewis-Williams (Benjamin), Eastpoint, GA; Nancy Selby (stepsister); a loving and concern cousin reared in childhood home, B. Beverly Hall; Uncles, Melvin Hubbard, Andrew Hubbard. Jr., (Aunts) Susie Davis, Mary Wallace, and Marie Clark: (grandchildren) Breonna Jefferson, Kevin Williams, Cameron Myers, Donavan Kelley, and Haylei Kelley, (God children), Jeremy McIntyre and Amanda Jefferson, nephews Patrick J. Tyler and G. Shaun Mason; a host of loved ones and friends; special friends, Gwendolyn McInTyre, Debbie Carter and Jamie Thompson; extended family, (Leo, Ida, Gwendolyn, Kathy, and Leo Jr. (the Greens).
Viewing will be held on Friday, July 7, 2017, from 5:00p.m. – 7:00p.m., at Solid Rock Church of God by Faith.
Funeral services for will be at 11:00am on Saturday, July 8, 2017, at the Solid Rock Church of God by Faith with Pastor Elder Harry Johnson, Presiding.
Whispering Pines Cemetery, Yulee, FL
Repast will follow at church.