EDEN-Lois Mallard Altman Ardle, 86, died Feb. 18, 2007, at her residence after a long illness.
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The Screven County native was a member of Faulkville Baptist Church. She was a member of the Senior Citizens in Garden City and Pooler and had been active at the YMCA in Pooler. She loved gardening and flowers. She was preceded in death by her son, Ellis Altman; her daughter, Kate Altman; and three grandchildren.
Survivors include her children, Frances (Terry) Ritzert of St. Louis, Mo., Barbara Kennedy of Faulkville, Von (Rosie) Altman of Faulkville, Patricia (Buzz) Sullenger of Oxnard, Calif., Theresa (Roy) Hildebrandt of Rincon, and Carol (Otto) Bauner of Savannah; brother, Orel Mallard of Eden; sister-in-law, Macy Mallard of Faulkville; 17 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Visitation is 6 -8 p.m. Wednesday in the funeral home.
Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Faulkville Baptist Church. Mrs. Ardle will lie in state for one hour prior to funeral time.
Interment will follow at 2:30 p.m. Thursday at Jackson Baptist Church, Screven County.
Thomas C. Strickland & Sons Funeral Home
West Chatham Chapel
901 West Highway 80
Pooler, GA 31322
Published in Effingham Herald from Feb. 20 to Feb. 26, 2007