SYLVESTER -- The funeral services for the late Mrs. Florene Fulton of Sylvester, Georgia, who departed this life on Sunday, September 1, 2012 at the Wilson Hospice House in Albany, Georgia, will be held on Saturday, September 22, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. from the New Beulah Grove Baptist Church in Sylvester, Georgia with the Reverend Karl Smith, Pastor. Interment will follow in the Shepard Memorial Garden in Sylvester, Georgia.

Mrs. Florene Fulton was born May 4, 1920 in Worth County, Georgia. She gave her life to Christ at an early age, and joined the Oak Grove Baptist Church. Later in her life, Florene joined the New Beulah Grove Baptist Church, where she was a faithful choir member until her health began to fail. She worked as a housekeeper

She leaves to cherish many wonderful memories a daughter, Grace Jefferson of Sylvester, Georgia; a son-in-law, Johnny Jefferson of Sylvester, Georgia; one daughter-in-law, Florene Akins of Clearwater, Florida; three stepchildren, Doris Young of Sylvester, Georgia, Steve (Rhonda) Edwards of Florence, South Carolina, Diedra (Gilbert) Sutton of Elizabethtown, Kentucky; nine grandchildren, eight step grandchildren, twenty-four great grandchildren, five great great grandchildren; special friends, Robert and Mildred Walker of Ashburn, Georgia, Lottie Faulk, Sadie Carter, Clovis Nether, Sue Young, all of Sylvester, Georgia.

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Shipp's Funeral Home

Sylvester 229/776-1355