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January 28, 2007

Obituaries for Monday, Jan. 29, 2007


Andrew Wade (Andy) Weldon Sr.

Andrew Wade (Andy) Weldon Sr., 45, of Hahira, died Saturday, January 27, 2007, at his residence. He was born in Valdosta on November 4, 1961, worked at Packaging Corporation of America and was a member of Forrest Street Church of God.

He is survived by his children, Andrew Wade (Drew) Weldon Jr. of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., Wesley Paul Weldon of Valdosta, Mary Katherine (Sissy) Weldon of Athens; parents, A. W. (Dub) and Margaret (Margie) Weldon of Hahira; one sister, Debra Brooks of Valdosta; one brother and two sisters-in-law, Ronnie and Donna Weldon of Valdosta and Karen Weldon of Echols County; one nephew, several nieces, cousins and other relatives. Andy was predeceased by his brother, Stephen Wesley Weldon.

Funeral services will be held Tuesday, January 30, 2007, at 2 p.m. at the Forrest Street Church of God with the Rev. Wayne Hughes officiating. He will lie in state in the church for one hour prior to service time. Burial will follow in Friendship Cemetery in Hahira. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p. m. Monday at the funeral home. Flowers will be accepted or donations may be made to Forrest Street Church of God building fund. Condolences may be expressed online at — Carson McLane Funeral Home.


Josephine Eddings Carruthers

Josephine Eddings Carruthers, 77, of R.L. Sears Road, died Friday, Jan. 26, 2007, at Smith Northview Hospital in Valdosta.

Funeral services will be at 2 p.m., Monday, Jan. 29, 2007, at Cobb Funeral Chapel with burial at Cobb Suncrest Memorial Gardens. The Rev. James Hancock, the Rev. Preston Norman and the Rev. Merrill Coram will officiate. Casketbearers will be Wiley Lane, Kip Carruthers, Blake Carruthers, Chad Carruthers, Dustin Carruthers and Robert Thomas Jr.

Mrs. Carruthers was born May 3, 1929, in Thomas County, daughter of the Mae Belle Murphy Eddings and the late Charlie Eddings. She was a retired seamstress at Warners Manufacturing and a member of Mt. Calvary Baptist Fundamental Church.

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