Nadine Dykes White

Published 3:12 pm Friday, August 24, 2018

Nadine Dykes White

August 22, 2018

Nadine Dykes White, 86, of Attapulgus, Ga., passed away Wednesday, August 22, 2018. A private graveside funeral service was held on Friday, August 24, 2018, at Attapulgus Cemetery.

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Online visitors may sign the guest register at In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Kindred Hospice, 432 E. Shotwell Street, Bainbridge, GA 39819.

Nadine Dykes was born July 22, 1932, in Bainbridge, Ga., the daughter of Elwood Wallace Dykes and Annie Eliza Spooner Dykes. She was a graduate of Attapulgus High School, Class of 1949, and a member of Attapulgus Baptist Church.

Nadine was a feisty but compassionate woman with a loving spirit. Her grandchildren and caretaker felt the depth of her love in every moment they shared. Nadine enjoyed gardening and kept her lawn manicured. She was also very nostalgic. Treasures from the past included an extensive Betty Boop collection.

Survivors include her children, Diamtha Loraine Herberg of Madison, Ala., Elizabeth Ann Sekula of Attapulgus, and Thomas Robert Butler, Jr. of Tallahassee, Fla.; her brother Maynor Dykes of North Carolina; her sixteen grandchildren and her twenty-one great-grandchildren. In addition to her parents, Nadine was preceded in death by her siblings, Christine, Gus, Polly, Jewel, Vondale, Emerson, Elwood Jr., Julian, and an infant brother.