Published 5:02 pm Thursday, July 17, 2014
July 16, 2014
Funeral services for Aldene Reffitt, 86, of Whigham, Georgia, are at 3 p.m., Saturday, July 19, 2014, at Magnolia Baptist Church, Whigham. Rev. Bob Knight will officiate. Interment will be in Butler Cemetery, Whigham.
Mrs. Reffitt passed away at her home in Grady County, on Wednesday, July 16, 2014.
Active pallbearers will be her grandson: Richard Brown, Shannon Reffitt, Terry Reffitt, Jason Tate, Kenneth Reffitt and Brian Harrell.
Mrs. Reffitt was born on June 30, 1928, in Fort Myers, Florida, to the late William Henry Haire and Minnie Lee Walden Haire. She married Clay Reffitt, who preceded her in death on Jan. 17, 1979. She was a homemaker and a member of Magnolia Baptist Church, Whigham.
Mrs. Reffitt was preceded in death by her parents, husband, great-grandson, brother and a sister.
Survivors include a son, Kenneth Reffitt (Ursula) of Whigham; daughters, Peggy Thomas of Whigham, Mary Tate (Jerry) of Cairo, Betty Harrell (Nelson) of Climax, Judy Sadler (Ronnie) of Pelham; nine grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; and a sister, Alice Anderson of Whigham.
Memorials may be made in memory of Mrs. Reffitt to: Wounded Warrior Project, P. O. Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675; or Magnolia Baptist Church, P. O. Box 377, Whigham, GA 39897.
The family will receive friends at Clark Funeral Home on Friday, July 18, 2014, from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m.
Clark Funeral Home of Cairo is in charge of arrangements.