PELHAM -- Drucilla Beck Cone, 92, of Pelham, died Tuesday, November 6, 2012 at Pelham Parkway Nursing Home.
Funeral services will be held Friday, November 9, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. at Hopeful Baptist Church with interment to follow at Mt Olive Baptist Church. Rev. Joe Poitevint, Jr. will officiate. Pallbearers will be Scott Poitevint, Thad Poitevint, Kevin Cain, Kyle Cain, Todd Cone, and Bobby Cone. Honorary pallbearers will be Josh Shiver, Krista Hinkle, and Becky Cone.
Drucilla Beck Cone was born on July 4,1920 in Colquitt County, Georgia to the late Charlie Willie and Ether Kathleen Murphy Beck. She was a retired cook from Pelham Senior Center and a member of Hopeful Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Virgil Lamar "Buddy" Cone; parents, Charlie Willie and Ether Kathleen Murphy Beck; son, Wendell "Chuck" Cone; brothers, Roy Beck and Paul Beck and sisters, DeLois Black and Ann Cameron.
Survivors include her children, Jackie Poitevint and husband, Winford, of Fayetteville, GA, Linda Cain and husband, Rufus, of Pelham, GA, and Karen Shiver and husband, Kenny, of Albany, GA; grandchildren, Scott Poitevint, Thad Poitevint, Kevin Cain, Kyle Cain, Todd Cone, Bobby Cone, Becky Cone, Krista Hinkle, and Josh Shiver; sixteen great grandchildren; sister, Faye Josey of Georgiana, AL; brother-in-law, T.H. Wiggins, Sr.; sister-in-law, Billy Thornton and Mary Humphries; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be held Thursday, November 8, 2012 from 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home. Should you choose to make a donation, please do so at the Alzheimer's Association located at 225 East 2nd Street, Tifton, GA 31794.
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