Retha Wilfred

Published 12:00 am Tuesday, January 19, 2010

Funeral services for Retha M. Wilfred, 64, of Donalsonville, were held Monday, Jan. 18, at Reynoldsville Church of God with the Rev. Terry Chaney officiating.

Interment followed at Reynoldsville Church of God Cemetery in Donalsonville with Zackery Farrington, Joshua Sellers, Jason Burns, Michael David Wilfred, Linzy Meadows and Vic Stuart serving as active pallbearers.

Born Nov. 27, 1945, in Cairo, Ga., Mrs. Wilfred died on Friday, Jan. 15, 2010, at her residence.

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She was a homemaker and a member of Reynoldsville Church of God. Mrs. Wilfred loved quilting and used her talent to quilt lap blankets that she donated to the nursing home for the residents.

She was preceded in death by her parents; a son, Robert “Bobby” Farrington; and a brother, James Manning.

Survivors include her husband, Michael Wilfred of Donalsonville; two sons, Kenneth Bass of Thomasville, Ga., and Michael David Wilfred of Donalsonville, Ga.; six daughters, Brenda Holley of Thomasville, Ga., Angie Bass of Donalsonville, Cindy Bass Smith of Cairo, Ga., Vickie Farrington of Dothan, Ala., Barbara Loper Bass of Thomasville, Ga., and Margaret McDonald of Scotland; two brothers, Thomas Manning and Danny Manning, both of Cairo; a sister, Betty Jean Manning of Donalsonville; 12 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren, as well as several nieces and nephews.

Evans-Skipper Funeral Home in Donalsonville was in charge of arrangements.