Frances Alderman

Published 3:34 pm Friday, September 19, 2008

She was born on Nov. 15, 1918 in Chase City, Va., to the late Oliver C. and Lillie Lea Hall Harrison and had lived in Valdosta since 1980.

Alderman was a member of the Redland Baptist Church, the American Legion, Woodmen of the World and AARP.

Survivors include two daughters, Leah Sinuck of Inman and Reatha Pavey of Valdosta; one son, Thomas Prescott of Cowpens, S.C.; 12 grandsons and many great grandchildren; two brothers, Howard Harrison of Tryon and Joe Harrison of Ft. McCoy, Fla.; two sisters, Dorothy Greenway and Millie Woodward, both of Tryon, and numerous nieces and nephews.

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She was preceded in death by her husband, George S. Alderman, a son, Richard Harrison, and a brother, Louie Harrison.

Memorials may be made to Grace Hospice, 410 Cowart Avenue, Valdosta, Ga. 31602.

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Carson McLane Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.