|Birth: ||Jun. 29, 1914|
|Death: ||Apr. 9, 1992|
Willie Maidee Edenfield was born June 29, 1914 in Georgia, daughter of Austin Monroe Edenfield (1875-1923) and Mattie Marie Cail (1888-1935).
The 1920 Federal Census for Millen, Georgia (Jenkins) shows Maidee Edenfield, age 5, born in Georgia; living with her father, Austin Edenfield, a commercial distributor of groceries, age 41, born in Georgia. Also living in the household were Maidee's siblings: Janie Edenfield, age 3; John A. Edenfield, age 2; and William Edenfield, age 2 months, all born in Georgia.
Maidee's father died in 1923. Maidee and her younger siblings went to live with her mother and stepfather.
The 1930 Federal Census for Militia District 1638, Georgia (Jenkins County) shows Maidee Edenfield, age 16, born in Georgia; living with her mother, Mattie Harden, age 43, born in Georgia; and her stepfather, Pane W. Harden, a grocery merchant, age 33, born in Georgia. Also living in the household was Maidee's half-sister, Mary E. Harden, age 0, born in Georgia; and her full siblings: Janie Edenfield, age 14; John A. Edenfield, age 12; and William Edenfield, age 10; all born in Georgia.
Maidee married Leonard F. Dickey who was born January 5, 1984 in Georgia. Maidee and Leonard had four children.
The 1940 Federal Census for Scarboro, Georgia (Jenkins County) shows Maidee Dickey, age 25, born in Georgia; and her husband, Leonard Dickey, a farmer, age 30, born in Georgia. Living with them were four children: Madolyn Dickey, age 6; Marvin Dickey, age 4; Shelvy Jean Dickey, age 2; and Charles Dickey, age 1; all born in Georgia.
Leonard died January 5, 1984 in Richmond County, Georgia and was buried in the Millen Cemetery in Millen, Georgia (Jenkins County). Maidee died April 9, 1992 in Millen and was buried in Millen Cemetery beside her husband.
Obituary, Augusta Chronicle (Georgia), April 12, 1992
Willie Maidee Edenfield Dickey, 77, of Virginia Avenue, died Thursday, April 9, 1992, at her residence after a brief illness. The funeral will be at 11 a.m. today at Millen Baptist Church, with the Reverend Eugene Blakewood officiating. Burial will be in Millen Cemetery.
Mrs. Dickey, a lifelong resident of Jenkins County, was a homemaker and a member of Scarboro Baptist Church.
Survivors include three daughters, Mrs. O.A. Hall, Twin City, Shelvy Jean McConnell, Millen, and Mrs. Elton Reynolds, Baker, Louisiana; a son, Marvin F. Dickey, Aransas Pass, Texas; a brother, John Austin Edenfield, Panama City, Florida; 12 grandchildren; and 20 great-grandchildren. Pallbearers will be James Smith, Bill Miller, David Clifton, David Adams, Wayne Fields, Jeff Joyner, Michael Turner and John Bowers. Crowe-Fields Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Austin Monroe Edenfield (1875 - 1923)
Leonard F Dickey (1910 - 1984)*
Willie Maidee Edenfield Dickey (1914 - 1992)
Janie Edenfield Murphy (1916 - 1990)*
William Calvan Edenfield (1919 - 1959)*
Millen City Cemetery
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Record added: Feb 28, 2012
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