Mildred L. Murphy McLendon, 81, of St. Marys passed away on Thursday, April 28, 2016, at Specialty Hospital in Jacksonville, Fla.
Born Sept. 22, 1934. in Eastman, she was the daughter of the late Henry and Lila L. Lamb Murphy. Her husband, George Arlington McLendon, also preceded her in death.
Mrs. McLendon had been a resident of St. Marys since 1950. She had been employed with Gilman bag plant, and also at St. Marys Florist as a floral designer for 25 years.
Amongst her many hobbies, she enjoyed crocheting, refinishing antique furniture, walking, riding her bike and reading. So well-known to everyone in Camden County, she will be sadly missed by her children, sisters, grandchildren, extended family and all who she touched and came in contact with during the years. She was a member of St. Marys Church.
Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Monday, May 2, at St. Marys Church with Pastor Randall Dockery officiating. Burial followed at Oak Grove Cemetery.
The family received friends from 3 to 5 p.m. Sunday, May 1, at the funeral home.
Pallbearers were Gerry Herndon, Matt Bocchicchio, Chris Bocchicchio, Mike Hulett, Jeff Hulett, Justin Harmon, Sidney Howell and Chad Goodyear.
Survivors include two daughters, Connie Herndon (Wayne) of Brunswick and Judy Bocchicchio (Carl) of Peachtree City; son, Arlie McLendon of St. Marys; two sisters, Marlene Hulett (Earl) of St. Marys and Linda Kimmons (James) of Eastman; and four grandchildren, Gerry Herndon, Jodie Goodyear, Matt Bocchicchio and Chris Bocchicchio.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be sent to St Marys Church, 101 Pine St., St. Marys GA 31558 or Grace Chapel, P.O. Box 668, Cochran, GA 31014.
Allison Memorial Chapel and Funeral Home of St. Marys is in charge of arrangements.