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Madie Whigham Whiddon
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Birth: Sep. 15, 1919
Meigs
Thomas County
Georgia, USA
Death: Jan. 17, 2004
McDonough
Henry County
Georgia, USA

Madie Dekle Whiddon Davis is the daughter of the late George Edward and Melvie Whigham. She was married Homer Lee Whiddon who preceded her in death.

After her husband's death in 1948, Madie raised her three children alone. She remained in Thomasville until 1956 and then moved to the Atlanta Area.

Madie was a very talented seamstress and utilized these talents for many years working for various clothing manufacturers. Then, while in her fifties, Madie went back to school and received her LPN license and worked in area hospitals and nursing homes until her retirement.

She had resided at the Cornerstone Rehabilitation Center in McDonough, GA for the past six years. Madie was a remarkable woman whose love, strength and guidance enabled her to raise her children alone and as a grandmother, she enjoyed playing, baking, sewing and spending time with all her grandchildren.

She is survived by her children, Edward and (Carole) Whiddon, Bobby and (Eloise) Whiddon and Helen Whiddon Burns; 11 Grandchildren, 20 great grandchildren and 5 great great grandchildren; and a brother, Carroll Dekle.

She was preceded in death by a sister, Avie and brothers Elvin and J.C.

 
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 Spouse:
  Homer Lee Whiddon (1913 - 1948)
 
Burial:
Laurel Hill Cemetery
Thomasville
Thomas County
Georgia, USA
Plot: 13th Street
 
Created by: Winnette
Record added: Aug 03, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 55813262
Madie <i>Whigham</i> Whiddon
Added by: Andy
 
Madie <i>Whigham</i> Whiddon
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- Tim & Gail
 Added: Dec. 10, 2013
In memory of a remarkable woman whose love, strength and guidance enabled her to raise her children alone and as a grandmother who loved to spend time with her grandchildren.
- Winnette
 Added: Aug. 3, 2010
 
 
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