Southwest Georgia banding together to help young leukemia victim

Published 1:23 pm Tuesday, May 22, 2012

Special to The Post-Searchlight

Signs are found throughout Mitchell County and southwest Georgia, with the words “Pray for Brynlee” on them. Brynlee Nicole Ethridge, the 3-year-old daughter of Blair and Lee Ethridge of Newton, was diagnosed Feb. 16, 2012, with leukemia, a kind of blood cancer.

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Brynlee is the great-grandchild of Donnie and Virginia Wooten of Bainbridge. Her parents and family say prayers are appreciated, but people can also make donations to help Brynlee and her family through this trying time.

Donations can be made to “Traveler’s Rest Church Benevolence Fund, in honor of Brynlee Ethridge, 3784 Traveler’s Rest Road, Newton GA 39870.” For more information, visit her website at