Georgia Belle Whittington Worthington, 94, of Homerville passed away Saturday, October 7, 2023, at South Georgia Medical Center after a brief illness. She was born in Altha, Florida, the daughter of the late John Henry and Flora Edenfield Whittington, and lived in Homerville most of her life. She was retired from Standard Container and a member of Victory Chapel Church of God of Prophecy.
Predeceased by her parents were her husband, Joseph Benjamin “Ben” Worthington; two sisters, Lois Cole and Beulah Laster; five brothers, Houston Whittington, John Whittington, Dee Whittington, JW Whittington and Ralph Whittington; Son-in-law, Tom Shoemaker.
Survivors include a daughter, Joyce Shoemaker of Brunswick; two sons and daughters-in-law, Joseph and Ocie Worthington of Manor and Edward and Dianne Worthington of Homerville; four grandchildren, Bruce Worthington (Tricia) of Jacksonville, Joelyn Pirkle (John) of Hinesville, Jason King of Brunswick and Angela Worthington Blitch of Thomasville; six great-grandchildren, two great-great-grandchildren; a sister, Ruby Goodwin of Dallas, TX; two sisters-in-law, Christell Whittington of Altha, FL, and Audrey Whittington of Tacoma, WA; several nieces, nephews and other relatives.
The family will receive friends at Roundtree Funeral Home on Monday from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
A funeral service will be held Monday evening, October 9, 2023 at 7 p.m. at Roundtree Funeral Home Chapel.
A graveside service will be held on Tuesday afternoon, October 10, 2023, at 2:00 p.m. (1:00 p.m. Central Time) at Edenfield Cemetery in Altha, Florida.
Condolences may be expressed online at www.roundtreefuneralhome.net.
Roundtree Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Obituary posted on Legacy.com by Roundtree Funeral Home – Homerville on October 8, 2023.