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Darcile Cothern Altman
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Birth: Jan. 13, 1945
Pierce County
Georgia, USA
Death: Apr. 22, 2009
Ware County
Georgia, USA

Darcile Cothern Altman
Published: Thursday, April 23, 2009
The Blackshear Times

Darcile Cothern Altman, 64, of Waycross, passed away Wednesday, April 22, 2009 morning at her residence following a courageous battle with cancer.

A native of Pierce County, she had lived all of her life in Pierce and Brantley Counties. She was a homemaker, and worked many years as a waitress at Graham's in Blackshear and other various restaurants. She was a member of University Boulevard Church of God in Waycross where she was a children's Sunday school teacher. She will be remembered as a loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister, mother-in-law, and friend.

She was a daughter of the late Johnny Green and Sallie Mae Whitley Cothern, and was also preceded in death by a step daughter, Rhonda Altman.

Survivors include her husband, Gilbert Lee Altman, Waycross; a daughter, Cathy Martin Cade (husband Stanley), Blackshear; a son, Apostle Eddie Sharpe Jr. (wife Shelly), Waycross; two step sons, Donald Altman (wife Shirley) of Summerville, FL, and Ronald Altman, Waycross; three sisters, Ruth Corbitt, Patterson, Velma Durrance, Jesup, Willie Mae Cothern, Waycross; three brothers, Elbert Lee "Buddy" Cothern, Blackshear, Johnny Terrell Cothern (wife Betty), Baxley, Raymond Green "Ray" Cothern, Patterson; 13 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; several nieces, nephews, and numerous other relatives.

Visitation will take place from 6-9 p.m. Thursday, April 23, at the University Boulevard Church of God in Waycross.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, April 24, from the University Boulevard Church of God.

Interment will follow in the High Bluff Cemetery in Brantley County.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice Satilla, 317 Plant Avenue, Waycross, GA 31501

Sympathy may be expressed by signing the online register at

Pearson-Dial Funeral Home of Blackshear is in charge of arrangements.
Family links: 
  John Green Cothern (1899 - 1970)
  Sallie Mae Whitley Cothern (1915 - 1996)
  Darcile Cothern Altman (1945 - 2009)
  Velma Bell Cothern Durrance (1949 - 2013)*
  Willie Mae Cothern (1952 - 2012)*
*Calculated relationship
High Bluff Cemetery
Brantley County
Georgia, USA
Created by: Wiregrass Irisheyes
Record added: Apr 23, 2009
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- Wiregrass Irisheyes
 Added: Jan. 25, 2013
I love you nanny and miss you..i got my own place now! im proud of myself and i know you would be too. me and mama aint doing so good but watch over us and i think it is b/c she misses you like i do. but i will pray love you and miss you, Destiny and Bray...(Read more)
- Destiny Bullard
 Added: Feb. 9, 2010
To my nanny, I love you and miss you with all my heart. It hasn't been the easiest without you but ive been pushing on and following my heart the way you taught me too. You would be so proud of me now im almost ready to graduate and braydon has gotten so ...(Read more)
- Destiny Bullard
 Added: Jan. 11, 2010
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