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1 of 94 | Posted by: Alvin, Joy and Scott Tyler


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3 of 94 | Posted by: Thelma Prescott - Saginaw, MI

“MY CONDOLENCES AND PRAYERS TO THE FAMILIES AND FRIENDS... ”
4 of 94 | Posted by: HERBERT FLOURNOY - SAGINAW, MI

“Our staff will keep your family in our prayers. We thank you for allowing our family to serve your family. ”
5 of 94 | Posted by: Paradise Funeral Chapel - Saginaw, MI

“May God keep his arm around the entire family. we are family and have always been that way. We will continue to pray that your love for the one...Read More »
6 of 94 | Posted by: Louise Reynolds - Fort Worth, TX

“Sending condolences and prayers for Understanding, peace and Gods comfort ”
7 of 94 | Posted by: Deacon Larry Kemp - Genesee, MI

“To Mrs. Lucy Smith, Deacon Sykes and Family:We extend our deepest sympathy and heartfelt prayers to each of you during this most difficult time. We...Read More »
8 of 94 | Posted by: Gwen Bowman - Saginaw, MI

“~ Praying for your family at this time. ”
9 of 94 | Posted by: Yvonne Miles - Sfld, MI

“MY PRAYERS ARE WITH THE FAMILY AT THIS PRESENT TIME!!!! ”
10 of 94 | Posted by: Carolyn Murray - Kennesaw, GA

“MY FRIEND FROM THE AGE OF 13 YEARS OLD YOU ARE GOING TO BE MISSED ON THE EARTH. GOD GAVE YOU YOUR WINGS & THE HEAVENLY CHOIR GOT THE BEST!! HEAVENLY...Read More »
11 of 94 | Posted by: Carolyn Murray - Kennesaw, GA

“Mrs.Lucy, Freddy and Donny you all are in our prayers. ”
12 of 94 | Posted by: Willie & Quida McGee - Saginaw, MI

“Take your rest now Joy come in morning. ”
13 of 94 | Posted by: Yvonne Livingston - Saginaw, MI

“My prayers are with you ”
14 of 94 | Posted by: Linda Goodwin - Talkeetna, AK

“My prayers are with you. ”
15 of 94 | Posted by: Marquietta Davis - Saginaw, MI

“May our God keep His arms around you at this difficult time. Memories of her musical talent will be with us daily. ”
16 of 94 | Posted by: Er nest & Lorene Burnell - MI

“Freddie, Ms. Lucy and Family,So sorry for your loss! Denise fought a good fight over the many years but God said he wanted to bring her home for rest...Read More »
17 of 94 | Posted by: Betty Mitchell - Columbia, TN

“Baker Family's ”
18 of 94 | Posted by: Michelle Baker - Saginaw, MI

“My friend and classmate class of 1973 peace be with your family ”
19 of 94 | Posted by: JoEllen Gaddis-McElhaney - MI

“Faithful and dedicated was your works in anything that you did. In October 2016 you and my mom shared therapy at Healthsource even though you knew...Read More »
20 of 94 | Posted by: Michelle & Jennefie Stewart - MI

“Deacon Sykes, Donny, Mrs. Smith and the brothers of Denise my condolences goes out to you. Denise was a faithful and dedicated woman of God. She...Read More »
21 of 94 | Posted by: Rosie Anderson - saginaw, MI


22 of 94 | Posted by: Arwanda Conner - Saginaw, MI


23 of 94 | Posted by: Edith Lewis - Saginaw, MI


24 of 94 | Posted by: Karen Cork - Saginaw, MI


25 of 94 | Posted by: Sandra Patillo - Saginaw, MI


26 of 94 | Posted by: J Michele Newsome-Gordon - IN

“My condolences to your family.Trust and know God never makes a mistake and it is in him that you will fine peace and comfort. ”
27 of 94 | Posted by: Debra Dillard - Saginaw, MI


28 of 94 | Posted by: James Brown - saginaw, MI


29 of 94 | Posted by: Houston & Elaine Jackson, Jr. - MI


30 of 94 | Posted by: Gwen Conway - Saginaw, MI


31 of 94 | Posted by: Valeria Still-Elmore - Bridgeport, MI


32 of 94 | Posted by: Orlando Jones - Saginaw, MI


33 of 94 | Posted by: Walsezetta Bennett - Saginaw, MI

“Praying for the family during this time of sorrow. The Champion Family ”
34 of 94 | Posted by: Jeanette Champion - Saginaw, MI

“Mrs. Smith, Duane and Wendell,In this time as you mourn the transition of Denise, I will keep you all in my prayers. ”
35 of 94 | Posted by: Pamela (Stephens) Monroe - MI

“My deepest sympathy to Deacon Freddie, Donnie, Mrs. Lucy Smith, Al and Wendall.Denise aka Niecey was a like the sister that I never had. She gave me...Read More »
36 of 94 | Posted by: Sylvia George - Saginaw, MI

“Freddie and Family i am so sorry for your loss. R.I.P. Denise. ”
37 of 94 | Posted by: diana miree - Saginaw, MI

“To Deacon Freddie Sykes and Bro. Donald (Donnie) Smith, Mrs. Lucy Smith and entire Sykes and Smith families:On behalf of the New Mt. Calvary Welcome...Read More »
38 of 94 | Posted by: Sylvia George - Saginaw, MI

“Mrs. Lucy and family you are in our prayers ”
39 of 94 | Posted by: Henry & Brenda Gibbs - Saginaw, MI

“I am so sorry for your loss, I will miss her. ”
40 of 94 | Posted by: Georgia Harvey - Saginaw, MI

“Deepest Condolences To The Family Of Denise Sykes.She will be missed but never forgotten. -Larry & Ada Gordon ”
41 of 94 | Posted by: A friend

“My Deepest condolences to the Sykesand Smith Family. ”
42 of 94 | Posted by: Susan Addison - Saginaw, MI

“My deepest condolences to the Smith and Sykes family.Therefore, we are always confident, and we know that as long as we are at home in this body we...Read More »
43 of 94 | Posted by: Tanya (Gibson) McDowell - VA

“Deepest Condolences To The Family Of Denise. Denise Smith and I went to school together, Intelligent and Beautiful Lady. I am so Sorry for your Loss....Read More »
44 of 94 | Posted by: Ms. Brenda Bryant-Reynolds & Family - MI

“I went to school with Denise, same graduating class. I am so sorry to hear of her passing. She will be remembered. ”
45 of 94 | Posted by: Helen (Pietras) Wenzel - MI

“Natalie McLaurin Johnson and family (Sis. Willie Sue Laury Granddaughter) ”
46 of 94 | Posted by: Natalie Johnson - Saginaw, MI


47 of 94 | Posted by: Deborah Champion - Saginaw, MI

“.... To The Smith and Sykes Family,Please know that our thoughts and prayers are with you.Denise was a faithful servant of our Lord and Savior...Read More »
48 of 94 | Posted by: BL Little - Saginaw, MI

“Denise and I were longstanding childhood friends where memories will always remain cherished.Mt Olive Baptist Church , Brownies, Girl Scouts , Church...Read More »
49 of 94 | Posted by: Gail Little - Saginaw, MI

“Sweet rest Denise. You will be missed ”
50 of 94 | Posted by: Yashica Camobell - Atlanta, GA


51 of 94 | Posted by: Eugene and Michelle Blair - MI


52 of 94 | Posted by: Alicia Nelson - Saginaw, MI


53 of 94 | Posted by: Gloria Peake (Bender) - Redford, MI

“Sorry for your loss, we will keep the family lifted up in prayers. ”
54 of 94 | Posted by: Malcolm and Velma Roach - Saginaw, MI


55 of 94 | Posted by: Sharon Simmons - Saginaw, MI


56 of 94 | Posted by: Ethel Smith - Houston, TX


57 of 94 | Posted by: Valerie Foster-Baker - Saginaw, MI


58 of 94 | Posted by: Deon Mayes - St Paul, MN


59 of 94 | Posted by: Patricia. "Patty" Williams - IN


60 of 94 | Posted by: Terry Clark - Saginaw, MI


61 of 94 | Posted by: Trina Jackson - Saginaw, MI


62 of 94 | Posted by: Min.Thomas and Helen Speed - MI

“Matthew 25:21King James Version (KJV)To Deacon Freddie, Mrs. Lucy, Donnie and the family of Sis. Denise Sykes; The Sanders family extends their...Read More »
63 of 94 | Posted by: Sanders Family - Sanders, MI

“I was saddened at learning of Mina's passing. We connected about 12 years ago through our mutual love of The Lord, brought together to be encouragers...Read More »
64 of 94 | Posted by: Vonnie Scott - Saginaw, MI

“Denise: Rest, (good) and (faithful) servant. You were absolutely dedicated to your Kingdom duties. Well done. Time now to receive your rewards in...Read More »
65 of 94 | Posted by: A friend

“To the family, You have my deepest heartfelt sympathy. My prayers are with you in your loss. ”
66 of 94 | Posted by: Cheryl Cooper - Saginaw, MI


67 of 94 | Posted by: Rita Marue Williams - Saginaw, MI

“You fought a good fight my friend now you are resting in the srns of Jesus. Praying for you Deacon Sykes, Mother Lucy, Donnie and Family during thus...Read More »
68 of 94 | Posted by: Rita Marie Willuams - CitySaginaw, MI


69 of 94 | Posted by: Willa Tatum Randle - Saginaw, MI

“Uncle Freddy and Donnie, my prayers are with you during this time. We love you and here for you.Pandora ”
70 of 94 | Posted by: Rosalyn Williams - Lansing, MI

“My Condolences to the family of Denise, may GOD comfort you in your time of sorrow. ”
71 of 94 | Posted by: Dawn Tatum - Battle Creek, MI


72 of 94 | Posted by: Carolyn Jones - Saginaw, MI

“Deacon Sykes you and your family have our prayers,Denise was a great Min of Music setting the atmosphere for God's people, we will miss her. ”
73 of 94 | Posted by: Tony Monroe - Saginaw, MI

“To Freddy, Donnie and The Smith Family;No words can express my deepest condolences to you in this hour. Nicey will be missed dearly by all who knew...Read More »
74 of 94 | Posted by: Joyce Phillips-Stanley - Saginaw,, MI


75 of 94 | Posted by: Nicole Mitchell - Danbury, CT

“Sincere condolences to the Sykes and Smith families. ”
76 of 94 | Posted by: Deborah Williams - Saginaw, MI

“Oh how our heart breaks to hear of the passing of our sister and friend such a wonderful young lady . GOD bless the family We are praying for...Read More »
77 of 94 | Posted by: Linda Wafer Tatum - Antioch, TN


78 of 94 | Posted by: Geraldine Parris - Chattanooga, TN


79 of 94 | Posted by: Linda Brown - Saginaw, MI


80 of 94 | Posted by: Linda Troutmon - Saginaw, MI

“May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow. ”
81 of 94 | Posted by: Mr and Mrs William H Doxie - MI

“Extending a heartfelt condolences to the Sykes family. Weeping may endure for a night but joy cometh in the morning. ”
82 of 94 | Posted by: Betty King - Saginaw, MI


83 of 94 | Posted by: Tina Jamerson-Mata - Saginaw, MI


84 of 94 | Posted by: Yvonne Corley - Saginaw, MI

“Rest now my classmate you will be missed by many ”
85 of 94 | Posted by: sona carruth - saginaw, MI


86 of 94 | Posted by: Shirley Cork - Saginaw, MI

“My condolences to the Sykes and Smith families ”
87 of 94 | Posted by: Brian Still - Montgomery, AL


88 of 94 | Posted by: Joanie Williams

“Denise will surely be missed. She fought a good fight. We're praying for the family. To be absent from the body is to be present with the Lord (II...Read More »
89 of 94 | Posted by: Deacon Bobby & Thelma Kelley - MI

“Aunt Lucy and family we will continue to pray for the family. We love you and are sorry for your loss. ”
90 of 94 | Posted by: LEON Jackson - Saginaw, MI

“May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow. ”
91 of 94 | Posted by: Mr and Mrs William Doxie - MI

“Freddie, Donnie, Denise's mother and brothers,We extend our heartfelt sympathy during your time of loss. We will miss Denise at New Mt. Calvary...Read More »
92 of 94 | Posted by: - Saginaw, MI

“Denise and I go far back, we went to Morley school together from Kdg to six grade she was in my class. We also attended the same church New Mt...Read More »
93 of 94 | Posted by: Tina Houze - Saginaw, MI

“Denise was a strong, courageous, and determined woman of God. May she rest in perfect peace. May her family know that others are praying for their...Read More »
94 of 94 | Posted by: Linda Veasley - Saginaw, MI


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Mina was born on June 4, 1955 and passed away on Thursday, June 8, 2017.

Mina was a resident of Saginaw, Michigan at the time of passing.

As a desire for knowledge was ingrained in Denise, she graduated from St. Mary's High School, Class of 1973.

Visitation: Wednesday, June 14, 2017 - 2:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. Paradise Funeral Chapel 3100 South Washington Avenue Saginaw, Michigan 48601 (989)754-4826 Family Hour: Thursday, June 15, 2017 - 10:00 a.m. New Mt. Calvary Missionary Baptist Church 3610 Russell Street Saginaw, Michigan 48601 (989)754-0801 Funeral Service: Thursday, June 15, 2017 - 11:00 a.m. New Mt. Calvary Missionary Baptist Church 3610 Russell Street Saginaw, Michigan 48601 (989)754-0801 Host Pastor: Pastor A. J. Harris, Jr. Officiating: Pastor Emeritus Robert E. Donald Interment: Forest Lawn Cemetery Born: June 4, 1955 Death: June 8, 2017 Paradise Funeral Chapel Saginaw, MI.

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