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Josephine Roberts Mannie (Dollie Maude) Limuel
 

Memorial for Josephine Roberts Mannie (Dollie Maude) Limuel

Born in Fentress, Texas on Jun. 17, 1931
Departed on Feb. 13, 2011 and resided in Austin, TX.
Visitation: Friday, Feb. 18, 2011
09:00 am - 7:00 pm
Service: Saturday, Feb. 19, 2011
11:00 am
Cemetery: Evergreen Cemetery
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Josephine was born to Sarah Ann (Dollar) Harris Roberts daughter of Sam and Ada Giles Harris. Father was Frank Roberts. She attended schools in Fentress, Texas, Prairie Lee Texas and Luling, Texas. Also, she attended Phyllis Wheatley High School in San Antonio, Texas. She graduated from high school and continued her education with an Associate of Arts Degree from Nixon Clay Business College where she maintained a high grade point average.

She was highly recommended and employed by the Texas Education Agency as a Data Transcriber and later became an assistant supervisor, from March 1, 1967 until January 31, 1990. Upon her retirement, she was awarded a plaque for 22 years of Distinguished Service to the Texas Education Agency. Josephine accepted Christ as her personal savior and was baptized at an early age. She was a life member of Sweet Cannon Baptist Church, founded and established by her great grandfather, Rev. George Washington Harris and great grandmother Sarah Johnson Harris. Her family lineage was traced as far back as 1853.

Upon moving to San Antonio, Texas in 1950, she became a faithful member of the St. Luke Missionary Baptist Church under the leadership of the late Reverend Byrd. While there, she served faithfully in the capacity of an usher, Mission, Sunday School, BYPU and the Lord's Supper.

Upon moving to Austin, Texas in 1961, Josephine became a member of Corinth Baptist Church under the leadership of the late Rev. R. Q. Allen, and the late Rev. Levester Wilson. She attended Sunday School faithfully and was an usher, and worked in Mission and later Mission II. She later became a member of the First Baptist Church under the leadership of Rev. Manor and present Pastor Dr. Henry L. McGee. She was a faithful member of Mission II and chaired and served on many committees with the St. John's District Association for over 35 years and served as President of the Mission. She was a member of the NAACP and worked on the NAACP Credit Union. Josephine was a devoted loving mother, grandmother, great grandmother, great great grandmother, a loving sister, aunt and loved by her children, nieces, nephews and cousins.

She united in holy marriage to Booker T. Mannie, Sr. On the 25th day of January 1947 in Hays County. Rev. R. W. Weaver united them in marriage. She later married Rev. James Limuel.

She was preceded in death by her first husband Booker T. Mannie, Sr.; mother and father Josephine Harris Roberts and Frank Roberts (Lillie); son, Paul Stanley Mannie; four brothers, Rev. Richard Roberts (Herbert) Oliver Roberts, Frank Roberts, Jr., and Sam Roberts.

She is survived by her husband, companion and best friend Rev. James Limuel; children, Brenda Mannie Van Zandt Woods, Carolyn Mannie Kallie, Booker T. Mannie, Jr. and Rita Mannie Prosser; sisters-in-law, Evelyn Roberts, Hazel Roberts, Alma Jean Roberts Crayton; brother, Harris G. Roberts (Annie Jo); a great great aunt, Sally Ann Harris Todd, last of the Harris'; a host of nieces, nephews and cousins who loved and adored her dearly. They appreciated her beauty, strength, smile and dedication to family and her family lineage. She will be deeply missed.
  

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