Menlo, Ga., Woman, 65, Dies In Wreck At Summerville

Saturday, August 2, 2014

A 65-year-old Menlo, Ga., woman has died in an auto accident at Summerville, Ga.

The Georgia State Patrol said Shirley Faye Ledger's vehicle overturned and she was ejected in the Friday afternoon wreck.

It happened on Highway 48 between Fish Hatchery Road and Filter Plant Road. Her vehicle left the road and struck a culvert.

A native of Georgetown, Ind., she was a seamstress who had retired from Echota Fabric.

Ms. Ledger attended the Spring Creek Baptist Church.

Survivors include her children, Donna Smith and Darrin and April Smith all of Summerville; sisters, Julie Taylor of Florida and Brenda Wansley of Atlanta; brothers, Earl Eskridge of Shannon, Jeff Eskridge and Greg Eskridge both of Lanesville, Ind.; and granddaughters, Chrystin Stotts of Indiana, Sidney Smith of Summerville and Kasen Gilliam of Summerville.

A memorial service will be held Sunday at 5 p.m. from the J.D. Hill Memorial Chapel of Earle Rainwater Funeral Home with Rev. Ray Teems officiating. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Sunday from 3 p.m. until the hour of service.

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