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  • 1. M ichael Dwayne Andrews was born March 9, 1962 to Charles and Annie Andrews. He wasborn a big, beautiful baby full of life. He was a happy lil kid who could never sit still. He loved todance and sing and make everyone laugh. He was trained by his father to be athletic and to lovesports. Mike was always in his dad’s shadow, doing push-ups, running laps, lifting weights, etc.He played organized sports in Inglewood Parks and Recreation League since he was, as they say,“knee high to nothing.” His dad had he and his brother playing football, basketball, and t-ball /baseball year round. When they were old enough, they played Pop Warner football. They alsoplayed Little League Baseball at Summit Field. The family lived in the stands screaming,supporting Big Mike and Chuck! While at Inglewood High School, Big Mike played football. Heabsolutely lived and loved the game! He was a two year Letterman and he earned All OceanLeague and All CIF Honors as a Linebacker. He also ran track at IHS. He ran the 100 meters,200 meters and 4 by 100 relay. Mike loved music. He learned to play the guitar at a young age.He played drums in the band at Crozier Jr. High, and at IHS. After graduating from HighSchool in 1980, he received a football scholarship to Cal State University at Long Beach. Hetransferred to Glendale College where he played football and received his AA degree. He laterattended and played football for Cal State Fullerton, and Langston University in Oklahomawhere he received his BA degree in Business Administration.Mike was employed with the Los Angeles Unified School District. He worked with Special Needsstudents. Mike had a lot of patience. He loved children. He was a great encourager. To knowhim is to love him. Mike became a football coach for Monroe High School in the Los AngelesUnified School District. He loved coaching and the kids!!! After leaving Monroe, Michael begancoaching football at Hamilton High School and at Santa Monica College under Coach Taylor. Hecoached at Santa Monica for several years. He later joined the coaching staff at GlendaleCollege, his alma mater! He was excited to return to Glendale and Coach for Coach Cicuto andCoach Rome. Mike built relationships with his players and they loved him, as everyone did.Mike knew and loved God. He grew up in the Greater Page Temple Church of God in Christ.There he was in the Sunday School with Sister Cooper, Sis Pat Brown-King and others, SunshineBand, Purity Class with Mother Farmer, the Youth Department with Elder Marvin Brown andothers. His upbringing in church afforded him his character, love of God and love of people.For the past 22 years, Mike attended New Antioch Church of God in Christ. There he served onthe Usher Board and as the Athletic Director. He also volunteered annually to coach and playball with the NAC kids for Vacation Bible School.Mike loved his family and friends. He loved hard. He loved his mom and dad, lil brother Chuck,big sister Ish, nephews and nieces Tony Charles, Neal Anthony, Aja Rose, and Morgan Rose in away that is inexplicable.He leaves to cherish his “World Famous” memory to: his parents Charles and Annie Andrews,sister Michelle, brother Chuck. Nephews: Tony and Neal. Nieces: Aja and Morgan. Aunt Areneand Uncle Oscar Wattley, cousins Dee (Big Rick) and kids of Denver, Colorado. CousinsJosephine, Dot and all of his Texas family. Aunt Lurlene, Morgan, and all of his Pensacola,Florida family. Uncle Richard and Auntie Sandy of Mobile, Alabama. Cousins Ann, Lil Willie,Rashon, Damon and a host of relatives and friends.
  • 2. Processional ....................................................................................................Prayer................................................................ Minister Chrystopher GrundyOld Testament Scripture: Jeremiah 29:11 ........................Eld. James Lewis, Jr.New Testament Scripture: Philippians 4:6-8....................... Eld. Ron ColemanSelection .........................................................................................................Remarks .................. Dr. Barbara McCoo Lewis, Assistant General Supervisor District Missy. Patricia Daniel Glendale College RepA Tribute to Uncle Mike ........................... Neal Anthony & Aja Rose JohnsonSelection .........................................................................................................Expressions (2 minutes please) ............................................ Family & FriendsAcknowledgements ................................................................... Angela StorayObituary ..................................................................................Lauren McCraySelection .........................................................................................................Eulogy.......................................................... Superintendent Jeffrey M. LewisParting View ................................................................................................... Interment: Rose Hills Memorial Park 3888 Workman Mill Road Whittier, CA 90601 Repast: Greater Page Temple Church of God in Christ 2610 S La Salle Avenue Los Angeles, CA 90018
  • 3. ACTIVE PALLBEARERS Glendale College Football Team 2013 Tony Charles Johnson Neal Anthony Johnson HONORARY PALLBEARERS Charles Kevin Andrews Darryl Johnson Al Dixon Jim Cornell Gerald Franklin Rory Barnett Darryl Adams James Lewis, Jr. Alex Rome Ernest LaCour Kevin Brown Inglewood High School California State University at Long Beach Glendale CollegeCal State University at Fullerton and Langston University Football Teams A Sincere “Thank You” We the family of Michael Andrews would like to express our sincere thanks to everyone for the acts of kindness and heartfelt love shown to us during this difficult time in our lives. Your calls, prayers, warm thoughts and delicious meals shall forever be cherished by each of us. God bless you and please continue to keep us in your prayers. Services Entrusted to: Simpson Family Mortuary 3443 W Manchester Blvd Inglewood, CA 90305 Programs by Mack Enterprises Unlimited 323.789.6224
  • 4. As around the sun the earth knows shes revolving And the rosebuds know to bloom in early May Just as hate knows loves the cure You can rest your mind assure That Ill be loving you always…. As now cant reveal the mystery of tomorrow But in passing will grow older every day Just as all is born is new Do know what I say is true That Ill be loving you always…. Love, Your Big Sis Ish