Mildred L. McLendon, 81, of St. Marys passed away on Thursday, April 28, 2016 at Specialty Hospital in Jacksonville, Florida.
Born September 22, 1934 in Eastman, GA, 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 has touched and came in contact with during the years. She was a member of St. Marys Church.
Funeral services will be held Monday, May 2, 2016 at 11:00 am at St. Marys Church with Pastor Randall Dockery officiating. Burial will follow at Oak Grove Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Sunday, May 1st, from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm at the funeral home.
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; four gramdchildren, Gerry Herndon, Jodie Goodyear, Matt Bocchicchio, and Chris Bocchicchio.
Allison Memorial Chapel and Funeral Home of St. Marys is in charge of arrangements.