March 14, 2002 Issue

Cleveland "Sunny" Aldred

Mr. Cleveland "Sunny" Aldred of Thomson died Friday, March 1, 2002.

The funeral was March 8 at 2 p.m. at Jones Grove Baptist Church with the Rev. Robert Mixon officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery.

Survivors include his wife, Lillie B. Aldred; three daughters, Sheila Mathis, Janice Berry and Loretta Demmons, all of Dearing; a stepdaughter, Rosella Winfrey, Gibson; five sons, Cleveland Harris, Oscar B. Aldred, Dearing, Wallace Aldred, Thomas Aldred and John Aldred, all of Thomson; two brothers, Johnny Aldred, Thomson, and Garfield Aldred, Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.; a sister, Christine Lewis, Dearing; 12 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

Thomson Funeral System was in charge of the arrangements.

Ernestine Allen Coleman

Mrs. Ernestine Allen Coleman, 88, of Goldsboro, NC, died Tuesday, March 5, 2002, at Wayne Memorial Hospital.

Mrs. Coleman, a native of Jefferson County, was the daughter of the late William and Farrie May Allen and the widow of William Edward Coleman. She was a member of First Baptist Church of Goldsboro.

The funeral was March 7 at 11 a.m. at First Baptist Church, Goldsboro, with Dr. Glenn Phillips officiating. Graveside services were March 9 at 2 p.m. at Wadley City Cemetery with the Rev. Ray Jenkins officiating.

Survivors include her daughter, Shirley Kirkland, Goldsboro; a son, Jimmy Coleman, Tampa, Fla.; two sisters, Doris Southerland, Augusta, and Myrtle Screws, Swainsboro; eight grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.

Smith Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

Mary Mobley Fleming

Mrs. Mary Mobley Fleming, 84, of Wrens died Monday, March 4, 2002.

Mrs. Fleming was a housewife. She was also active in the Children's Department at the Wrens United Methodist Church where she was a member. She was an active member in the PTA in Wrens and involved in the Cub Scouts.

The funeral was March 6 at 2 p.m. at the James Funeral Home chapel with the Revs. Ben Martin and Roy White officiating.

Survivors include a son, Jimmy Fleming, Wrens; a daughter, Mary Jo Fleming McBride, Winston Salem, NC; two brothers, Otis W. Mobley, Augusta, Herbert Mobley, Waynesboro; eight grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her husband, Mr. James E. Fleming Sr.

Pallbearers were Charles Milburn, Jeff Jones, Raley Clements, Hugh Fleming, Jerry Weeks, Mac Reeves, Burney Thompson and Johnny Rabun.

Memorials may be made to the Wrens United Methodist Church Building Fund, 202 Russell Street NW, Wrens, Ga. 30833 or to the American Cancer Society Jefferson County Relay For Life, c/o Karen Walden, P.O. Box 5, Matthews, Ga. 30818.

Johnnie Smith

Mrs. Johnnie Smith of Bartow died Saturday, March 2, 2002, at St. Joseph Hospital.

The funeral was March 5 at 3 p.m. at Tarvers Grove Missionary Baptist Church with the Rev. K.E. Phillips officiating.

Survivors include a stepdaughter, Lucille Hudson, Miami, Fla.; a stepson, Ranson Smith, Brooklyn, NY; two sisters, Annette Williams and Ernesting Webb, College Park; three brothers, Allen Solomon, Ocilla, William Solomon, Central Islip, NY, and Johnny Clarence Williams, Louisville, Ken.; ten grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

Hudson Mortuary was in charge of the arrangements.

Bridgette R. Walden

Mrs. Bridgette R. Walden died on Monday, March 4, 2002, at the Medical College of Georgia.

The funeral was March 11 at First Baptist Church in Wadley at 2 p.m. Burial was in the Brinson Hill Church Cemetery.

Survivors include two sons, Xavier T. Walden and Maurice D. Flournoy of Wadley; her mother and stepfather, Rosena and Earnest Lattimore, Wadley; her father and stepmother, Omar and Nakiya Peterson, Tennille; four sisters, Cassandra Heggs, Augusta, Betty Peterson, Tennille, Kyalamboka Peterson, Roxbury, Mass., and Shamekia Peterson, Dorchester, Mass.; six brothers, John H. Walden, Wadley, Willie Peterson, Lynn, Mass., Louis Peterson, Brockton, Mass., Bobby Peterson, Tarpon Spring, Fla. and Asim Peterson and Omari Peterson, Roxbury, Mass.; paternal grandmother, Ethel Peterson, Tennille.

Hudson Mortuary was in charge of the arrangements.

Lena Braddy Wood

Mrs. Lena Braddy Wood, 93, of Augusta died Monday, March 4, 2002, at St. Joseph Hospital.

Mrs. Wood, a native of Glascock County, was the daughter of the late Elbert Braddy and the late Josephine Hawkins Braddy. She was a longtime resident of Augusta and a member of Baker Woods Baptist Church where she was also a member of the Dorcas Sunday School Class.

The funeral was March 7 at Platt's Crawford Avenue Chapel with the Rev. Ellis Moore officiating. Burial was in Westover Memorial Park.

Survivors include her daughters, Mrs. Betty W. Jones and Mrs. Helen W. Landing, both of Augusta; and four grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers were Randall Jones, Jack L. Dugan, Leonard Dye, Larry P. Dye, Jerry B. Dye and Edward Braddy.

Honorary pallbearers were members of the Dorcas Sunday School Class at Baker Woods Baptist Church.

Memorials may be made to Baker Woods Baptist Church, 470 Fury's Ferry Road, Augusta, Ga. 30909.

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