Newington - Mary Elizabeth Derrick Ahlers, 38, died Thursday, April 30, 2009, at East Georgia Regional Medical Center.
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The Effingham County native was a member of Holy Trinity Lutheran Church. She graduated from Effingham County High School in 1989 and attended South College. She enjoyed being a caregiver to the elderly and children. She was preceded in death by her father, Paul G. Derrick.
Survivors include her husband, Pete Ahlers of Newington; mother, Doris E. Derrick of Clyo; sister-in-law, Margo Ann Ahlers of N. Myrtle Beach, S.C.; and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.
Visitation will be 6-8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church.
Interment will follow in Springfield Cemetery Annex.
Remembrances may be given to Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, P.O. Box 353, Springfield, GA 31329.
Thomas C. Strickland & Sons Funeral Home
May 1, 2009
Effingham Chapel - Rincon
2460 Highway 21 South
Rincon, GA 31326
Published in Effingham Herald from Apr. 30 to May 7, 2009