Jan. 9, 2009 Fitzgerald Ben Hill County Georgia, USA
REBECCA — Funeral services for Wilda M. Mangum, 81, of Rebecca will be held at 2 p.m. on Monday, January 12, 2009 at the Rebecca Baptist Church. Interment will follow in te Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Rebecca. Mrs. Mangum passed away Friday, January 9, 2009 at the Dorminy Medical Center in Fitzgerald, following an extended illness of Sepsis and Pneumonia.
She was born on July 3, 1927 in Georgia to Lewis Floyd Handley (1892-1954) and Margaret Vertie Griffin Handley (1899-1961). She was Married to Dennis B. Mangum (1912-1986). She was a retired machine operator for M & W Sportswear. Her son, Ronnie Mangum from Rebecca, Georgia was the informant on her death certificate.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Dennis Mangum and a daughter Margaret Asilee Mangum.Survivors include her children, Sylvia M. Goodwin, Austell, GA. and Ronnie Mangum , Rebecca, GA.; sisters, Mary Jo Sell, Norcross, GA, Mary Walker, Lilburn, GA, Lucille Coleman, Fitzgerald, GA, Jeanette Williams, Fayetteville, GA. and a brother, Willard Handley, Butler, GA. Her grandchildren, Chris (Penny) Goodwin and Derrick Goodwin both of Austell, GA, and great-grandchildren Gage, Dallas, J.D. and Loren Goodwin all of Austell, GA.The family will receive friends Sunday from six until eight at Perry Funeral Chapel.YOU MAY SIGN THE ONLINE GUEST BOOK AND SHARE YOUR SPECIAL CONDOLENCES AND MEMORIES WITH THE FAMILY BY VISITING PERRY FUNERAL CHAPELS WEB SITE AT: www.perryfuneralchapel.com