Rhodes & Northern, Owners
 -Family Owned and Operated-




(Closed Casket)
Friday, March 16, 2018
5:00 - 8:00 P.M.

Saturday, March 17, 2018
11:00 A.M.
Garden of Memories
4207 North Lake Avenue
Tampa, FL 33610

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03/14/2018 08:35 PM


Ms. Valerie Denise Fleming of Tampa passed away Thursday, March 8, 2018.  A Homegoing graveside service will be conducted Saturday, March 17th at 11:00 a.m. at Garden of Memories Cemetery, 4207 E. Lake Avenue with Reverend Dr. Bartholomew Banks, officiating.  Interment will follow in Garden of Memories Cemetery.

Ms. Valerie Denise Fleming was a native and lifelong resident of Tampa, Florida. She was educated in the public/private schools of Hillsborough County and furthered her education at Brewster Technical School where she earned her CNA certification.  Ms. Fleming had a successful career in the medical field for 31 years and retired in 2014. 

She was a member of St. John Progressive Missionary Baptist Church under the pastorate of Reverend Dr. Bartholomew Banks.

She loved reading (especially her bible),  gardening, shopping and taking care of her two cats, Daisy and Peter Pan.  Valerie was a kind, soft spoken lady who loved the Lord and her family. 

She was preceded in death by: great grandmother, Easter Gilchrist; grandmother, Rosa Webster; uncles, Maxwell C. Jackson and Wilbert D. Fleming; and cousins, Verlis Austin, Patricia Bonner and Cameron Fleming.

She will be sadly missed by: her parents, Levi Jr. and Ruth J. Fleming; aunt, Bernice J. Strawter; uncle, James F. Fleming; God-mother, Marie Mosley; God-son, Malcom Mosley; first cousins, Angelo Tyrone Simmons, Lorenzo Jackson (Bernice), Derrick Austin, Kevin Austin, Gary Austin, Warnetta Bonner, Melody Jackson; and a host of other first cousins, several second cousins, other relatives and friends.

A closed casket visitation will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, March 16 at Ray Williams Funeral Home, 301 N. Howard Avenue, Tampa, FL.

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301 N. Howard Avenue 
Tampa, FL 33606-1508
Phone:  813.253.3419 
  Fax:  813.251.4912
Email:  raywilliamsfh@verizon.net         
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