Venevaa Lopez Hester Platt (Mom Mom) – an 87 year-old native of Millport, AL, longtime resident of Mobile, and recent resident of Gulfport, MS, passed away peacefully on Thursday, November 15, 2012, surrounded by her loving family. She was the former co-owner of Char-Lo Delivery Service in Mobile and was a member of Christ United Methodist Church. She loved spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren, and as the "Rock" of her family, as a matriarch in every sense of the word. Mrs. Platt was preceded in death by her husband of more than 50 years, Hoyle "Pete" Platt; sister, Charlotte Simpkins; and a granddaughter. She is survived by her children, Steve Platt (Michele) of Denver, CO and Mary Quinn; brother, Richard Hester and his wife; 5 grandchildren; 7 great-grandchildren; 1 great, great-grandchild; other relatives and friends. Funeral services will be held from the chapel of Mobile Memorial Gardens Funeral Home on Saturday, November 17, 2012, at 3 p.m. with Rev. Jeff Spiller officiating. The family will receive friends from 1 p.m. until the service hour. Interment will be in Mobile Memorial Gardens. Condolences may be offered at www.mmgfuneralhome.com.
Arrangements by Mobile Memorial Gardens Funeral Home, 6040 Three Notch Road, Mobile, Alabama 36619.