The Rev. Talmadge Ethridge

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The Rev. Talmadge Ethridge, 87, of Colbert, Georgia, passed away on Saturday, Dec. 16, 2017, at his home. The Rev. Ethridge was born on Aug. 1, 1930, son of the late William Ethridge and the late Allie Ethridge. He was a minister, having spent most of his time as pastor of Bible Baptist Church in St. Augustine and was a member of Bluestone Baptist Church in Danielsville, Georgia.

Survivors include his wife of 69 years, Ethel Ethridge: daughter and son-in-law, Lawana and Clarke Davis of Colbert, Georgia; sister, Eleanor DiMare of St. Augustine; grandchildren, John Davis, Jeff Davis, Wendy Huffman, Jenny lee, Becki Johnson and Jill Byram; 19 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his son, Lannie Ethridge.

Funeral services for the Rev. Ethridge will be held at Bluestone Baptist Church in Danielsville, Georgia at 11 a.m. on Thursday, Dec. 28. Interment will follow in the church cemetery.

The family will receive friends at Bluestone Baptist Church from 9 a.m. until funeral hour on Thursday morning.

Pruitt Funeral Home in Royston, Georgia, is in charge of arrangements.
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Published in St. Augustine Record on Dec. 22, 2017