u Willie L. Cleveland, 79, of White Schoolhouse Road, passed away
peacefully on Tuesday, June 16, 2009, at his home surrounded by his
Willie was born on
Aug. 21, 1929, in North River.
He married Lillian
Baker on June 2, 1951, in North River.
his wife of 58 years include his three children, seven
grandchildren, and three great-grandchildren. He is also survived
by his brother and two sisters, and several nieces, nephews, and
request, there are no calling hours scheduled and that a private
burial take place at the convenience of the family at the North
"When I come to
the end of the road and the sun has set for me, I want no rites in
a gloom-filled room. Why cry for a soul set free? Miss me a little
- but not too long and not with your head bowed low. Remember the
love that we once shared. Miss me - but let me go. For this is a
journey we all must take, and each must go alone. It's all a part
of the Master's Plan, a step on the road to home. When you are
lonely and sick of heart, Go to the friends we know and bury your
sorrows in doing good deeds. Miss me - but let me go."