Adeline Cone Sholar

Published 6:43 pm Friday, July 29, 2011

April 3, 1921 –

July 28, 2011

Services for Mrs. Adeline Cone Sholar, 90, of Cairo, Ga., will be held at 2 p.m., Sunday, July 31, at Eastside Baptist Church in Cairo with the Revs. Bobby Harrell, Jim Weaver and Paul Jones officiating.

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Interment will follow in Greenwood Cemetery with grandsons Eddie Sholar, Robbie Sholar, Jackie Halstead, Steve Halstead, Michael Yawn, Paul Henley and Burt Ferrell serving as pallbearers. Honor pallbearers will be Jimmy Ausburn, Todd Gainous, Glenn Collier, Mark Godwin, Ricky Donalson, Dr. James Hester, Wallace Cox, Gene Wade, Dr. Ken Leggett, Dr. Ron Spooner, J. N. Carter, Norman Pyles, Vernon Cook, Fenton Castleberry, Bill Sorrell, Gene Lashley, Tommy Lackey, Kenneth Griffin, the Faithful Three Sunday School Class, Eastside Keenagers, Mrs. Easter Bond and Mrs. Carolyn Griffin, Miss Shirley Gordon, Mrs. Vera Brinson and Mrs. Pat Griffin.

The family will receive friends 6 to 8 p.m., Saturday, at Eastside Baptist Church.

Adeline Cone was born April 3, 1921, in Grady County, Ga., to Hansel Alfred and Arlie Belle Kinchen Cone. She died Thursday, July 28, 2011, in Thomasville, Ga.

She married Robert Lee Sholar, who preceded her in death in 1985, after 47 years of marriage. Mrs. Sholar was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother. She was a member of Eastside Baptist Church and the Eastside Baptist Church Keenagers group and loved to attend their meetings. She was a humble lady, who loved her God, family, friends and church. She also enjoyed taking part in the Cairo High School Class of 1939 gatherings.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, a daughter, Faye Yawn, five sisters and four brothers.

Survivors include her son, Wallace Edward Sholar Sr. and his wife, Libby, of Cairo; a daughter: Wanda Halstead and her husband, Darrell, of Albany, Ga.; grandchildren, Eddie Sholar and his wife, Carole, of Leesburg, Ga., Robbie Sholar and his wife, Margaret, of Cairo, Dena Donalson and her husband, Ricky, of Bainbridge, Sheila Godwin and her husband, Mark, of Pelham, Jackie Halstead and his wife, Terrie, of Leesburg, Pam Ferrell and her husband, Burt, of Leesburg, Steve Halstead of Albany, Michael Yawn of Thomasville and Melissa Hendley and her husband, Paul, of Lakeland, Ga.; a son-in-law, Henry Yawn of Nashville, Ga.; great-grandchildren, Hannah Hendley and her husband Tyler, of Leesburg, Rylan Sholar of Leesburg, Abigail Sholar of Leesburg, Dillon Sholar of Cairo, Emalee Sholar of Cairo, Lance Godwin of Bainbridge, Jared Godwin of Pelham, Garrett Donalson of Bainbridge, Christopher Ferrell, who is stationed at Camp Lejeune, N.C., Jake Ferrell of Leesburg, Sam Ferrell of Leesburg, Justin Tomlin, who is living in England, Trey Halstead of Leesburg, Daniel Halstead of Leesburg, Caleb Yawn of Thomasville, Kaylie Yawn of Thomasville and Addyson Hendley of Lakeland, Ga.; and great-grandchild, Flint Hendley of Albany

Memorial contributions may be made to the Benevolence Fund at Eastside Baptist Church, P. O. Box 749, Cairo, GA 39828.

Cox-Ware Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.