Charles E. Ingram

Published 9:43 pm Friday, May 23, 2014


Charles E. Ingram, 62, of Climax, passed away Tuesday, May 20, 2014 at Tallahassee Memorial Hospital.

The funeral service was held at 2 p.m. on Thursday, May 22, 2014 at Antioch Baptist Church with Pastor Jerry Harrell officiating. Interment followed at Antioch Baptist Church Cemetery with Shane McLendon, Brandon Ingram, Grady Ingram, Brad Lambert, Eric Lambert, Dan Bryant, Tim Blanton, Chris Josey, Danny Moore, and Brandon Horne serving as active pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers were the men of Antioch Baptist Church and employees of Georgia Industries for the Blind..

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Mr. Ingram was born Oct. 15, 1951, in Bainbridge, the son of Charles Henry (“C.H.”) Ingram and Bernice Faircloth Ingram.

He was a graduate of Bainbridge High School, Class of 1969, was a purchasing agent for the Georgia Industries for the Blind, and a member of Antioch Baptist Church. Hunting, fishing, and golfing were his favorite hobbies. He dearly loved his family.

Survivors include his wife, Sharon Hitson Ingram of Climax; his children, Charles Wesley Ingram and his wife, Christy, of Tucker, Ga, Sena Hitson Finklea and her husband, Jody, of Tallahassee, Fla., Bill R. Hitson of Attapulgus, and Lee D. Hitson of Bainbridge; his siblings, Karl Ingram and his wife, Melba, of Brinson, and Susan Lambert and her husband, Dennis, of Climax; and his grandchildren (who loved being with their Papa), Landen Ingram, Kolten Ingram, Alexis Hitson, Andrew Hamner, Ashton Sconyers, Caden Sconyers, Sharon-Clare Finklea, Decater Finklea, and Trason Finklea.

Ivey Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.