Lorine Saunders

Lorine Pressley Saunders

Jun 17, 1936 - Aug 28, 2019
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Mrs. Lorine (Pressley) Saunders, 83, was born June 17, 1936, in Blackshare, Georgia, to the union of Amelia McCutchin and John Pressley. She departed this life early Wednesday morning, August 28, 2019, at Hospice of Northwest Ohio Campus.

She moved to Massachusetts in her early twenties when she became the hired "HELP" from cleaning homes to caring for their children.

Lorine then made the transition to follow her sister to Michigan to care for her, who later passed. She and her sister, Bessie, moved their location to Toledo, where they became waitresses in the late 60's. Toledo afforded her the opportunity to explore various areas of employment.

She worked as a dietary aide for 16 and a half years. I'm sure her wittiness, sharpness of her feet and beautiful smile kept Johnny chasing her while she was "living her best life". Her sense of humor says it all!

Lorine told John after 14 years of living together, he had to marry her or go. Her transformation when she received Christ as her personal savior under the pastorialship of Dad King Trinity Faith Tabernacle. John and Lorine Saunders became one in Holy Matrimony in 1975.

Because of her unfortunate inability to bare children, she found her niche. She was a foster care provider for 30 years. She opened her heart and her home to give of herself selfless "LOVE"! She was a mother to multiple families.

Lorine Saunders made the decision on November 13, 2013, to join Deliverance House of God under Pastor Donald Eugene Pressley, Sr., her nephew, to be a help in God's Kingdom. Compassionate and faithful, she was. She remained an Evangelist, Teacher, Preacher, and Chaplain for Prison Ministry for 12 years.

Lorine was preceded in death by her husband, John Saunders; both parents; five sisters, Elysa, Booger, Bessie (Owen), Alice (Herman), Charollette (Carter); seven brothers, James, Josiah, Richard (Aretha), June (Maggie), Calab, Elijah Kitten (BET), Lester Sr. Shorty (Eula).

Lorine leaves to cherish her memories, her daughters, Sharonda (Tony) Jackson, Connie Jordan; sons, Joseph Smith and Nathaniel Jordan; sister (niece) Geraldine Dobson (Leroy); brother, Dan (Bernice) Pressley; special friends, Pastor Queen and Anna Rayford.

"I've lived a full life. I have no regrets"
Doing my Okie, Doki
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    September 7, 2019 | 1:00pm - 2:00pm
    September 7, 2019 1:00pm - 2:00pm
    Deliverance House of God
    401 N. Detroit Avenue
    Toledo, Ohio 43607
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  • Service

    September 7, 2019 | 2:00pm
    September 7, 2019 2:00pm
    Deliverance House of God
    401 N. Detroit Avenue
    Toledo, Ohio 43607
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email

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