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Willie L. Cleveland

CHESTERTOWN u Willie L. Cleveland, 79, of White Schoolhouse Road, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, June 16, 2009, at his home surrounded by his loving family.

Willie was born on Aug. 21, 1929, in North River.

He married Lillian Baker on June 2, 1951, in North River.

Survivors besides 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 cousins.

At Willie's request, there are no calling hours scheduled and that a private burial take place at the convenience of the family at the North River Cemetery.

"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."

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