Lucy Doolittle Obituary

Athens Banner-Herald
Friday, Jan 9 1948
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Death Takes Mrs. Lucy Doolittle, Services Saturday

Mrs. Lucy T. Doolittle, beloved Athenian, died in a local hospital Thursday night at 8:30 o'clock, after an illness of five days.

Services are to be conducted Saturday afternoon at 1:30 o'clock, from Prince Avenue Baptist Church with the pastor, Rev. T.R. Havill and Dr. J.C. Wilkinson, pastor of First Baptist church, and Rev. A.B. Coile, pastor of Mars Hill church, officiating.

Burial will follow in Mar Hill cemetery, Bernstein Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. Pallbearers will be Carter Langford, Hubert Doolittle, A.M. Doolittle, L.L. Lester, Leroy Osborne and H.R. Maxwell.

Mrs. Doolittle is survived by three sons, James L. Doolittle, Perrine, Fla., and H.C. Doolittle, W.L. Doolittle both of Athens; brother, A.M. Langford, Athens; seven grandchildren, Mrs. J.F. Epting, Louisville, Ky., D.W. Locklin, Macon, Augustus Locklin, Fredericksburg, Va., Walter Locklin, Arbutus, Md., Jewell Griffith, Athens, Miss Dorothy Lee Doolittle, Athens, and Clyde Doolittle, Pahokee, Fla. and eight great-grandchildren, Barbara, Hillman and Lucy Griffeth, Frances and Daniel Locklin, Macon, Edwin Epting, Louisville, Ky., Montine and Ann Doolittle, Pahokee, Fla.

A native of Oconee county, Mrs. Doolittle had resided here since 1905, living at 263 Normal Avenue. She was a member of Prince Avenue Baptist Church and was universally popular with both young and old. Mrs. Doolittle suffered a fall last Sunday, which resulted in a broken hip and from which she failed to recover.