Valdosta Daily Times

January 4, 2013

Wilma Cardwell Schroer

The Valdosta Daily Times

VALDOSTA — Wilma Cardwell Schroer, 78, of Valdosta, died on Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2013.  Born in Tifton on Nov. 10, 1934, she was the daughter of the late Bill Cardwell and Ilene Hardgrave. After graduation from Tift High School, Mrs. Schroer moved with her family to Valdosta. She worked for several years as a secretary for various Valdosta businesses, including Modern Homes, South Georgia Pecan Company and Valdosta State College. She was a member and Elder at Twin Lakes Presbyterian Church and she dearly loved her church. She and her late husband, Herbert A. Schroer, enjoyed traveling, especially to Europe, playing cards and bowling. Wilma also loved to play Bridge and golf with the ladies.  

Survivors are her son and daughter- in- law, Bill and Kris Watson of Valdosta; step-daughters and step- sons-in-law, Ginger and Ashley Paulk, Martha Kay and David Waldron of Valdosta; sister and brother-in-law, Remar and Larry Smith of Anniston, Ala.; nine grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.  

Funeral services are scheduled for Saturday, Jan. 5, 2013, at 11 a.m. in the chapel of the Carson McLane Funeral Home. The Rev. John Akers and the Rev. Bob Willis will officiate. Burial will follow at McLane Riverview Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be held this  evening from 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Twin Lakes Presbyterian Condolences may be conveyed online at  — Carson McLane Funeral Home