The Valdosta Daily Times
Margaret Louise Bryant Wainwright, 82, of Folkston, passed away March 31 at St. Vincent’s Medical Center in Jacksonville. She was born June 22, 1930 in Paris, Texas to the late John Elbert Bryant and Ethel Taylor Bryant. She loved children and was a paraprofessional in the Charlton County School System for 17 years. She and her husband, Ralph, owned and operated Wainwright Produce for 17 years helping many families in the Community. They would provide fruit and vegetables to the Charlton county Indians and Georgia Bulldogs.
She is survived by her husband of 64 years: Lamar Wainwright; four daughters: Susan (M.R.) Altman, Vickie (Curtis) Woodward, Sonja Christopher, Terri (Lynn) Chauncey; six sons: Ralph Wainwright, Jr, Richard (Vivian) Wainwright, Greg (Deborah) Wainwright, Bruce (Rachel) Wainwright, Brian (Mary) Wainwright, Joey Wainwright; 21 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; two sisters: Gloria Warren, Darlene Cason; two brothers: Glenn Bryant, Ray Bryant; a number of nieces, nephews, and other relatives.
She is preceded in death by a daughter, Sharon McGauley Dinkins, a son, Keith Wainwright; two grandchildren, April Altman and Caitlyn Wainwright.
The family will receive friends this evening, April 2, 2013 at Shepard Funeral Home from 5-8 p.m. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, April 3 at 11 a.m. at Grace Chapel Baptist Church with the Rev. Reggie Herrin and the Rev. John Boatright officiating. Burial will follow in Sardis Cemetery.
Condolences may be expressed by signing the guest registry at www.shepardfh.com.— Shepard Funeral Home in Folkston, Ga.