Audrey A. Ransom

Published 1:36 pm Friday, December 16, 2016

Audrey A. Ransom, age 91, of 1229 Borum Street, Unadilla, died Thursday, December 15, 2016, at Crisp Regional Hospital in Cordele.

Born in Dooly County, she was the daughter of the late William Leonard Arnold and Mary Wilson Arnold.  Mrs. Ransom worked with the WPA project and at Robins Air Force Base during World War II.  Later she was a manager for Stuckey’s in Savannah.  She was a member of First Baptist Church of Unadilla and was widely known for her baking and as an accomplished seamstress.  Her husband, Jack Van Ransom, preceded her in death.

She is survived by her daughter, Patricia Bailey (Richard) of Unadilla; her son, Jack Ransom (Jan) of Unadilla; her brother, Thomas Arnold (Linda) of Carrollton; her sister, Betty Bockman (Phil) of Gretna, NE; her grandchildren, Van Bailey (Davon) of Vienna, Joshua Ransom of Cordele and Will Ransom of Unadilla; her great grandchildren, Darrian Bailey of Vienna and Skyler Bailey of Vienna.

Funeral services will be at 3 PM Saturday, December 17 in First Baptist Church of Unadilla with interment following in Walnut Cemetery.

The family will greet friends at the cemetery following the service and may be contacted at 1229 Borum Street, Unadilla

Memorial gifts may be made to First Baptist Church, 911 Cherry Street, Unadilla, GA 31091 or the Learning Foundation, Inc. at Fullington Academy, PO Drawer B, Pinehurst, GA 31070.

Friends may sign the online registry at

Brannen-NeSmith Funeral Home of Unadilla has charge of arrangements.