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Colleen Pridgen Adams
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Birth: Nov. 9, 1930
Coffee County
Georgia, USA
Death: Sep. 4, 2004
Coffee County
Georgia, USA

Her obituary:

Colleen Pridgen Adams

Mrs. Colleen Pridgen Adams, 73, of Douglas, Ga., passed away Saturday morning,September 4, 2004, at Coffee Regional Medical Center following an extended illness.

Mrs. Adams, a native of Coffee County, Ga., was a retired teacher of the Coffee County School System. She was the daughter of the late Arthur Pridgen and the late Ruby Lewis Pridgen, and the widow of the late Sidney Hayward Adams. Mrs. Adams was a member of Harrell Grove Baptist Church, where she had served as the church pianist for many years.

Survivors include: two daughters, Donna Adams and Deborah A. Barrett and husband, Steve, all of Douglas, Ga.; one son, Sid Adams and wife, Sherry, of Douglas, Ga.; five grandchildren, Leah Merritt, Caleb Barrett, Cameron Adams, Garrett Adams, and Savannah Adams, all of Douglas, Ga.; one brother, Howard L. Pridgen of Waycross, Ga.; and several nieces, nephews, and other relatives.

Mrs. Adams was preceded in death by one brother, Curtis Arthur Pridgen.

Funeral services were held Monday, September 6, 2004, at 2 p.m. at Harrell Grove Baptist Church, with Rev. Tommy Rigdon officiating. Special musical selections, "Beulah Land" was presented by soloist J.W. Willis, with taped music, and "Go Rest High On That Mountain" was presented by soloist Caleb Barrett, with taped music. Prelude and postlude soft hymns were presented by pianist Allen McCarty.

Interment followed in the Satilla Memorial Gardens.

Active pallbearers were Ken Vickers, Cameron Adams, Garrett Adams, Marshall Pridgen, Howard Pridgen, Jr., and Steve Barrett.

Honorary pallbearers were Coffee County retired school teachers, J. D. Jowers, Jimmy Jowers, Jack Bray, Wendell Threatt, Joe Willis, Walter Hutchison, Francis Fountain, Kenny Whitley, Charles Whitley, L.J. Harrell, Rev. T.L. Adams, and Kenny Adams.

Ricketson Funeral Home of Douglas, Ga., was in charge of the arrangements.
Family links: 
  Arthur Pridgen (1894 - 1987)
  Ruby Arissa Lewis Pridgen (1905 - 1988)
  Sidney Hayward Adams (1926 - 1999)
  Infant Pridgen (1923 - 1923)*
  Curtis Arthur Pridgen (1924 - 1981)*
  Colleen Pridgen Adams (1930 - 2004)
*Calculated relationship
Satilla Memorial Gardens
Coffee County
Georgia, USA
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Record added: Apr 18, 2009
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Colleen <i>Pridgen</i> Adams
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