THOMSON, Ga.- Little Miss Brittany Janae Cartledge, age 9, of 320 Pecan Avenue, Thomson, entered into rest Sunday, Jan. 11, 2004 at her residence.
Brittany, a Richmond County native, was a member of First Mt. Carmel Baptist Church in Winfield, Ga., where she was a member of Mt. Carmel Children's Ministry, Children's Bible Study, Youth Choir, and the F.M.C. Summer Prep Program. She was a 3rd grade student at J.A. Maxwell Elementary School, Thomson, Ga., where she participated in many school activities. She was an Honor Student, member of the Student Council, and has been selected as Student of the Month. She was a MAX Reader for the year 2003 and for obtaining that goal, she was awarded a visit to the office of Thomson Mayor Bob Knox and received the City of Thomson pin. She became a Citizen Reader for 2002-2003. During 2003-2004 she became a Council Reader and a Citizen Reader. She was a member of the Boys and Girls Club of Thomson where she sang in the choir. She enjoyed sports and participated with the McDuffie County Recreation Department as a cheerleader and softball player.
Survivors include her mother, Mildred Sherry Cartledge, of Thomson; father and step-mother, Stanley (Fiona) Johnson, Sr., of Thomson; four sisters, Aciandra Ivey of Atlanta, Macy Johnson of Martinez, Kaleyah Cowins of Thomson, and Betenna Johnson of Warrenton; six brothers, Octavious Johnson and Stanley Johnson, Jr., both of Warrenton, Sherrod Castleberry, Qudrea Castleberry, both of Martinez, Jalen Johnson and Jarius Johnson both of Thomson; grandmothers, Barbara J. Cartledge of Thomson and Bertha Morfort of Warrenton; grandfather, Melvin Bolton, of Warrenton; great-grandmother, Mrs. Queen E. Lewis, Thomson; two uncles, three aunts, and other relatives and friends.
Funeral services were held Saturday, Jan. 17, 2004 at 2 p.m. with the pastor Rev. Roscoe Perry officiating at First Mt. Carmel Baptist Church. Burial was in the church cemetery.
Crawford-Pinkston-Roberts Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.