Cordele Dispatch, Cordele, GA


January 1, 2007

Obituaries 1-2-07

Fred C. Kight

CORDELE — Funeral services for Fred C. Kight were held at 4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 30, 2006 from the chapel of Rainey Family Funeral Services with the Rev. Warren Williams and Lee Guerry officiating.

Norma Turton, pianist, played soft music and accompanied Sandra Windham and Harry Knox as they sang “Whispering Hope.” The family received friends immediately following the service.

Mr. Kight, 88, died at Crisp Regional Hospital Friday, Dec. 29, 2006. He was born Tuesday, August 20, 1918 in Dublin and was the son of the late Buddy B. and Caroline Clark Kight.

Prior to his retirement, Mr. Kight was the owner and operator of Cordele Livestock Company. He was a veteran of the United States Marine Corps where he had served as a captain during World War II. He also was a member of the Georgia Cattleman’s Association, and was a faithful member of the Cordele First United Methodist Church and the Fellowship Sunday School Class. He was instrumental in the planning phase for the new education building at First United Methodist Church.

Mr. Kight is survived by his wife, Mildred Kight of Cordele; three children, Fred Kight of Augusta; Anna Rentz of Lake Lure, NC and Leila Kight and her husband, John Ballou of Miami Beach, FL; a sister, Carolyn Ripple of Myrtle Beach, SC and three grandchildren, Sky Kight, Justin Kight and Tracy Frye and her husband, Brandon.

The family requests that memorials be made to the Cordele First United Methodist Church, 302 East 12th Avenue, Cordele, GA 31015. Rainey Family Funeral Services had charge of arrangements.

William B. ‘Bill’ Goodson

CORDELE — A memorial service for William Bernard “Bill” Goodson of Cordele will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 3 at Grace Baptist Church. The family will receive friends at Rainey Family Funeral Services today from 6 to 8 p.m.

Mr. Goodson died Sunday, Dec. 31, 2006, at his residence following an extended series of medical conditions for which he had received treatment.

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