Brown-Robinson Funeral Home Obituaries

Ola M Huddleston

January 3, 1937 - February 5, 2018

Ola M. Huddleston (nee Shannon) of Lorain, made her transition from this life on
Monday, February 5, 2018 at the Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland following a lengthy
illness. She was born January 3, 1937 in Tupelo, Mississippi, moving to Lorain, Ohio in

She was employed with the city of Lorain for over 30 years before retiring. She was a
hard worker, a faithful wife, wonderful loving mother, grandmother and a strong woman
of faith who loved the Lord. She had a very quiet and sweet spirit, a woman of very few
words, but her presence filled a room. She was an anointed singer, who loved to sing
the old gospel songs. She loved to read her bible, spend time with family, go to church,
and go to the mall.

She will be sadly missed by her children: Debra Simpson (Gerald) of Lorain, Brenda
Martin (Willie) of San Antonio TX, Gloria Simpson (Michael) of Lorain, Colinette Wilson
(Nathan) of Portsmouth VA, Andrea Huddleston of Columbus OH, and Dana Cameron
(Derrick) of Houston TX; 10 grandchildren: Shante Shannon, Gilbert Gamble, LaKeesha
Gamble, LaToya Martin, Marissa Martin, Darius Shannon, Lauren Partlow, LeAsia
Partlow, Andrew Huddleston, Coleena Wilson, and Jeremiah Simpson; 14 great
grandchildren and 1 great-great grandchild; her siblings, Lee Shannon of Temple TX
and O.L. Shannon (Jennie) of Elyria OH; a brother-in law, Bishop Franklin Huddleston
(Jean) of Tampa FL and Leslie Huddleston of New York; and a host of other relatives
and friends.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Calvin A. Huddleston, a great grandson
DeAndre McDowell; her parents, Lee Shannon and Willie B. Shannon (nee Pearson);
sisters, Helen Stokes, Charline Robbins, Mamie Johnson, and Lorine Shannon;
brothers, Irvin, Jurge, George and James Shannon.

Visitation will be Monday February 12, 2018 from 11AM until time of serve at 12PM at
The Original Glorious Apostolic Church, 995 Foster Ave in Elyria. Burial will be in Ridge
Hill Memorial Park in Amherst.


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Monday, February 12, 2018
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Original Glorious Apostolic Church
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Monday, February 12, 2018
12:00 PM
Original Glorious Apostolic Church
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