Valdosta Daily Times


February 3, 2007

Obituaries for Sunday, Feb. 4, 2007


Mary Helen Edelbroich Dixon

Mary Helen Edelbroich Dixon, 88, of Quitman passed away Saturday, Feb. 3, 2007, at her residence after a lenghty illness. She was born in Covington, Ky., to Frederick Lawrence and Bernadine Goldenberke Edelbroich. As a resident of Quitman for over 50 years, Mrs. Dixon was a homemaker and member of St. John’s Catholic Church.

She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law Marilyn Willis and Michael of Valdosta; son and daughter-in-law Dr. Albert Vernon Dixon, Jr. and Mary Joyce of Hiawassee, Ga.; four grandchildren, Tom (Darla) Lovett, Al Dixon, Robert DIxon, and Andy Dixon; two great grandchildren, Thomas and Timothy Lovett, and a host of nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2007, at 10 a.m. In St. John’s Catholic Church with Fr. John O’Brien officiating. Interment will follow at Oak Hill Cemetery in Quitman. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Monday from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. with a rosary service at 6 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. John’s Catholic Church or their charity of choice. Condolences to the family may be conveyed on the obituary page at — Maxwell-Miller Funeral Home.

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Marene Hutchinson Carter

Marene Hutchinson Carter, 81, of Brooks County passed away Friday, Feb. 2, 2007, at South Georgia Medical Center after a lengthy illness. Born on Dec. 24, 1925, in Brooks County, she was the daughter of the late Robert “Bud” and Carrie Hutchinson. She was a lifelong resident of Brooks County. Mrs. Carter was a homemaker and a loving wife, mother and grandmother and a member of Welcome Hill Church of Christ.

She is survived by her husband of 63 years, Coney Lee Carter of Brooks County; four sons, Bobby (Jeanette) Carter of Brooks County, Raymond (Lisa) Carter of Moultrie, Vernon (Barbara) Carter of Brooks County, Melvin Carter of Brooks County; daughter in-law, Freida Carter Mitchell of Brooks County; 12 grandchildren; 10 great grandchildren; and a loving niece Linda Gibson. She was preceded in death by one son, Jerome W. Carter; two brothers, Letha Hutchinson and Cleon Hutchinson; and one sister, Ella Mae Ellenberg.

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