Thomasville Times Enterprise


September 29, 2006

Obituaries Sept. 29, 2006

Lydia Williams Carden

Services for Lydia Williams Carden, 78, Thomasville, are at 11 a.m., Saturday, Sept. 30, 2006, at Harrell-Faircloth Funeral Home in Moultrie. The Rev. Buford Groves will officiate and interment is in Sardis Cemetery. Mrs. Carden died Sept. 28 in Thomasville. Born Dec. 8, 1927 in Funston, she was a daughter of the late Lessie Dunn Williams and Robert Lumpkin Williams. She was a loving mother, grandmother and homemaker. Survivors include her husband, Eldred G. (Buddy) Carden; sons, Robert G. Carden, David L. Carden and wife, Rhonda; daughters, Gail C. Marr and husband, Robert F., Barbara J. Roberts and husband, Michael C.; brothers, Thomas Williams and wife, Bonnie of Lizella, Silas Lloyd Williams of Nichols, Talmadge Lamar Williams and wife, Mary Alice of Moultrie; twin sister, Lilly W. Kirby and husband, Mack of Stockbridge, Edith W. Whitehead of Moultrie, Karen W. Perkins and husband, Pete of Moultrie; grandchildren, Robert F. Marr III and wife, Chris, Angela Michelle Gillis and husband, Wesley, Robert G. Carden Jr. and wife, April, Elizabeth R. McDonald and husband, John, Michael T. Roberts, Derek A. Carden and wife, Phyllis, Jessica R. Lewis and husband, Darrell, Amber C. Beamon and husband, Joe, Brandon O. Carden; and 16 great-grandchildren. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m., today. — Harrell-Faircloth Funeral Home

Cecil Calvert Connell

Services for Cecil Calvert Connell, Cairo, are at 2 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 30, 2006, at Pine Level Baptist Church in Cairo. Interment follows in Pine Level Cemetery. Mr. Connell died Sept. 28 in Whigham. Born Dec. 25, 1923, in Grady County, he was a son of the late Raymond Walter Connell and Gertrude Hall Connell. He was married to Sarah Ponder on Dec. 7, 1949, and she preceded him in death on Dec. 30, 2004. He was a retired farmer and a member of Pine Level Baptist Church where he was a deacon emeritus. Mr. Connell served in the U.S. Army. Survivors include sons and daughters-in-law, David C. and Peggy Connell, Ronnie and Jane Connell, Ray and Donna Connell; daughter and son-in-law, Sue and Lyndon Bruckerhoff all of Cairo; grandchildren, Emilee Connell, Luke Connell, Zane Connell, Sarah Connell, Wayne Connell and wife, Gloria, Wendy Wheeler and husband, Jim, Daniel Connell, Amanda Mathis, Brad Mathis and wife, Amanda all of Cairo, Laci Bruckerhoff, Ryan Bruckerhoff, Chris Bruckerhoff all of Columbia, S.C.; great-grandchildren, Dawson Connell, Jacob Connell, Jon Thomas Wheeler all of Cairo; brother, Graham Connell and wife, Doris of Whigham; and a brother-in-law, John Hawkins of Eufaula, Ala. He was preceded in death by a sister, Cathryn Hawkins. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m., today at the funeral home. — Clark Funeral Home

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