Thomasville Times Enterprise

March 20, 2014

Barbara J. Wideman


THOMASVILLE — Services for Barbara Jean Wideman are at 3 p.m., Saturday, March 22, 2014 at the New Hope Missionary Baptist Church in Boston with Pastor Carl Washington, Jr. officiating.  Burial will follow in the Boston Cemetery in Boston. he made her transition on March 16, 2014 at the age of 67. Mrs. Wideman was born March 18, 1946 in Boston, Ga., to the late Gladys Thomas and Willis Hunter. She graduated from Magnolia High School in 1965. She married Calvin Wideman on June 12, 1965. She was employed at Uniform Industries after high school. She was a devoted wife and assistant at the Wideman Farm. She was a devoted member of New Hope Missionary Baptist Church where she was a deaconess and served in several capacities including secretary and Junior Choir Director. She leaves to cherish; her devoted husband, Calvin Wideman, Boston; two children, Gregory Wideman (Stacey), Leesburg, GA, Lisa Bartell (James), Douglasville, GA; three grandchildren, Kayla Bartell, Jasmine Bartell, and Kyle Wideman; two sisters, Brenda McCaskill, Boston, and Marilyn Bean (Willie), Boston; two brothers: Earl Major Sr., Macon and Lee Wesley Thomas, Boston, GA; two deceased brothers; Gary Thomas and Wilbur Thomas, Jr. Aunts: Robbie Lee Dixon and Anna Bell Davis of Washington, D.C., Thelma Murray and Betty Davis, Boston, GA; Ida Pearl Street, Thomasville, GA; Brother-in-law; Clayton Wideman (Hyacinth), Boca Raton, FL; Sister-in-law: Clara Cleckley (Richard Sr.), Delray Beach FL and a host of nieces and nephews. Public viewing and visitation will be held today between the hours of 4 and 9 p.m., at the Stevens-McGhee Funeral Home in Quitman, GA.  Condolences may be made to the family by visiting — Stevens-McGhee Funeral Home