Mrs. Grace L. Foldes
THOMSON, Ga. - Mrs. Grace L. Foldes, 86, widow of
Mr. Jordan P. Foldes, of Thomson, died Saturday, June 26,
2010, in the Warrenton Health & Rehab Center. Graveside
services were held at 10:30 am Tuesday, June 29, in
Westview Cemetery with Dr. James Ramsey officiating.
Mrs. Foldes was born on Feb. 8, 1924, in Wakulla
County, Florida, where she was educated in private Florida
schooling. She would later meet and marry Mr. Jordan P.
Foldes. Together they moved to Statesboro, Georgia, where
in the early 1950's, she began work at Johnston & Brannen
Attorneys, a career she managed while being a devoted
homemaker. She was a former member of Statesboro First
Baptist Church, where she served as director for the Sunday
School's Junior Department for many years and was active
in civic and club organizations throughout Statesboro.
Upon moving to Thomson in 2002, she and her husband
became members of Thomson First Baptist Church, where
she was a member of the Grace Sunday school Class. She was
a true Southern Lady who possessed all the world's gentility,
elegance, and unwavering love for her family.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Jordan Pickens
Foldes, her parents, John Howard Langston and Willie
Esther Langston, her brother, Reddick Albert Langston,
and her sister, Clarice Langston Ashmore.
Survivors include her son, Lance Jordan Foldes (Kay),
Rome Ga.; her daughter, Connie Foldes Dozier (Bill),
Thomson; her grandchildren, Rich Langston Foldes
(Stephanie), Sylvania, Jordan Alexander Dozier (Amanda),
Thomson, and William David Dozier, Charleston, S.C.; her
great-granddaughter, Elizabeth Sumner Foldes, Sylvania;
and many nieces and nephews.
In lieu of Flowers, the family request that donationes be
made to Thomson First Baptist Church or United Hospice
Curtis Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Web posted on Thursday, July 01, 2010