Carolyn Elaine Akridge – 66

Carolyn Elaine Akridge, age 66, died Sunday, November 24, 2019, in the Appling Healthcare System.

Ms. Akridge was born June 13, 1953, in Cairo, Georgia to the late Charles Greenberry Akridge and the late Patricia Bush Akridge Sheffield.  She was a CNA at Twin Oaks Convalescent Center and was preceded in death by a sister, Deborah Sheffield, and brother, Ronald Sheffield.

Survivors include her sisters, Cynthia Holcombe of Orange Park, FL and Sandra Rowell of Killeen, TX; her life partner, Terry Arnett of Baxley; three nieces, Carrie Passailaigue, Cassandra Hower both of Baxley & Sue McCrary of Muskegon, MI; three nephews, James Hedberg of New Lennox, IL, Devin Rowell of Killeen, TX, Wayne Butler of Baxley and several great-nieces and nephews and beloved pets.

A Memorial Service will be held Wednesday, November 27, 2019, at 2:00 p.m. at the Chapel of Swain Funeral Home with Bishop Randy Sellers & Pastor Agnes Sellers officiating.

Arrangements are under the direction of Swain Funeral Home.

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