Frank James Millender Sr.

Published 4:28 pm Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Mr. Frank James Millender Sr., 81, of Los Angeles, Calif., formerly of Monroeville and Atmore, entered his eternal home on April 4, 2015, in Los Angeles.

Mr. Millender was a native of Monroeville and a resident of Atmore for many years before relocating to Los Angeles in 1964.

He worked at Domtar Gypsum Paper Recycling Plant until his retirement in 1995. He was a member and Ordained Deacon at Friendly Temple Missionary Baptist Church in Los Angeles.

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Mr. Millender was preceded in death by his parents, Ernest and Minnie Millender.

Those left to cherish his life, love, and legacy are his wife of 61 years, Carrie Millender of Los Angeles; four daughters, Linda M. Cooper of Cypress, Calif., Patricia A. Millender of Gardena, Calif., Melissa Millender of Los Angeles, and Millicent Millender of Hawthorne, Calif.; two sons, Frank J. Millender Jr. of Los Angeles, and Lamont D. Millender of Long Beach, Calif.; three sisters, Ozella Betts of Pensacola, Fla., Alice Woods and Mary Greene, both of Los Angeles; one brother, Ernest (Arscenia) Millender Jr. of Pensacola; one brother-in-law, William “Bill” Quarker of Los Angeles; two sisters-in-law, Ella Quarker of Los Angeles, and Ethel Spaulding; eight grandchildren; four great-grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.

Funeral services were held Saturday, April 11, at 11 a.m. from Friendly Temple Missionary Baptist Church with the Rev. Rodney J. Friend, pastor, officiating. Interment was in Inglewood Park Cemetery in Inglewood, Calif., with Simpson’s Family Mortuary of Inglewood directing and Turner Funeral Chapel, LLC, announcing.