Marguerite Belcher Ethridge: October 23, 2019

Published 11:34 am Thursday, October 24, 2019

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Mrs. Marguerite Belcher Ethridge age 101 of Americus, passed away Wednesday, October 23, 2019 at Magnolia Manor Nursing Center. Funeral services will be held at 3:00 p.m. Friday, October 25, 2019 from the graveside at Oak Grove Cemetery. Rev. Bill Dupree will officiate. The family will receive friends at the residence of Abner and Cheryl Belcher 105 Greenwood Drive in Americus.

Mrs. Ethridge was born April 9, 1918 in Marion County. She was the daughter of the late Pearl Bozeman Dillard and the late Minnie Mae Devane Dillard. She was a Homemaker and a member of First United Methodist Church.

Survivors include her son and daughter-in-law Abner and Cheryl Belcher of Americus. Two grandchildren and their wives, Joe Belcher (Crystal) of Box Springs, GA and Greg Belcher (Christy) of Commerce, GA. Five great grandchildren Katie Belcher, Cheslea Belcher, Rand Belcher, Will Belcher, Gracie Belcher and a great great granddaughter Kinsley Callaway also survive.

Mrs. Ethridge was preceded in death by her first husband Abner Thomas Belcher and her second husband George Edward Ethridge. Two sisters, Alice Benefield and Ida Storey and two brothers, Buddy Dillard and Ansel Dillard.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Sumter Humane Society 108 Industrial Blvd, Americus, GA 31719.

To sign the on-line guest book and share your condolences with the family visit  Aldridge Funeral Services, at 612 Rees Park, is in charge of these arrangements.