Tifton Gazette


March 22, 2014

Edna Ruth Aycock

ALAPAHA — Edna Ruth Aycock, 74, of Alapaha died Thursday, March 20, 2014, at Archbold Memorial Hospital in Thomasville. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. today in the chapel of Lovein Funeral Home. Interment will follow at Springhill Cemetery in Irwin County.

Mrs. Aycock was born Jan. 23, 1940 in Ocilla to the late Robert DeBerry and the late Mattie Spicer. She was a homemaker and retired secretary with the Berrien County Board of Education. She was a member of Alapaha Baptist Church and the widow of Benjamin Hilliard “Ben” Aycock, who died Jan. 6, 2008. She was also preceded in death by three brothers and a sister.

Mrs. Aycock is survived by two daughters, Jean Drawdy of Omega and Staci (B.B.) Ball of Eldorado; a brother, Elton (Elaine) DeBerry of Fitzgerald; four grandchildren, Jason (Melissa) Drawdy, Jon Drawdy, Austin Ball and Benjamin Ball; and a great-grandson, Jayson Drawdy.

Lovein Funeral Home in Nashville is in charge of arrangements.

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