COMER - Josephine Carithers, 90, died Saturday, August 9, 2014.
Born November 22, 1923, in Oglethorpe County, she was the daughter of the late Mell and Ola Webb Carithers. She was educated in the public school of Madison and Oglethorpe counties and graduated from Comer High School in 1940. Mrs. Carithers graduated from Rabun Gap-Nacoochee Junior College, Piedmont College, and the University of Georgia.
Mrs. Carithers taught for 40 years in the public schools in Barrow, Cobb, Madison and Oglethorpe counties, and was a member of the Madison County Retired Educators. She was a member of Cloud’s Creek Baptist Church since August of 1937, was a church clerk, Discipleship Training Director and Sunday School Teacher.
Survivors include several cousins and extended family members.
Funeral services will be Tuesday, August 12, at 2:30 p.m., at Cloud’s Creek Baptist Church with the Rev. John Parker officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends Monday, August 11, from 6 until 8 p.m. at the funeral home.
Flowers are optional. Memorials may be made to the Cloud’s Creek Baptist Church Building Fund.
Lord and Stephens Funeral Home, Danielsville, is in charge of arrangements.