|Birth: ||Sep. 17, 1912|
|Death: ||Oct. 5, 1999|
Mrs. Gertrude Adair Wingate, 87, of Worth County, died Oct. 5 at Sunbridge Care Center in Jesup. She was born in Worth County and lived there most of her life.
She was a teacher for many years in Worth County at Red Rock School and the Sylvester schools. She also taught in the Dougherty County school system.
She was a historian for the United Daughters of the Confederacy, Worth Chapter. She was a member of Sylvester Woman's Club and Salem Baptist Church, where she was church treasurer and taught Sunday school for many years. She later joined First Baptist Church in Hinesville, where she participated in the Seniors Choir.
SURVIVORS: a daughter, Alice Wingate Jones of Hinesville; four sisters, Mae A. Hancock of Dawson, Thelma A. Hancock of Acree, Mattie A. Pearson of Sylvester and Lillian A. Fulford of Semmes, Ala.; a brother, Robert Adair of Moultrie; three grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
FUNERAL: 3 p.m. Friday at Salem Baptist Church, burial in Salem Cemetery. -Savannah Now, Oct 1999
Salem Baptist Church Cemetery
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Record added: Mar 14, 2010
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