Maggie Lean Walters Fudge, age 92, passed away on November 13, 2016 at the Montezuma Health & Rehabilitation Center in Montezuma, Georgia.
The funeral service will be held at 11:00 A.M., Saturday, November 19, 2016 at Jehovah Missionary Baptist Church, 201 Chatham Street, Oglethorpe, Georgia where the Reverend Glenn Bryant is Pastor. The Reverend Alvin Turner, Pastor of Mr. Olive Baptist Church will officiate. Committal Service will be held at Pleasant Hill Baptist Church Cemetery, Byromville, Georgia. Repast will follow committal service at the fellowship Hall of Jehovah Baptist Church Fellowship Hall.
The Life & Legacy of
Mrs. Maggie Lean Fudge
Sunrise: February 17, 1924 - Sunset: November 13, 2016
Maggie was preceded in death by two loving and devoted sons, Theotis Fudge, Sr. and Eddie Fudge, Jr. She was also preceded in death by her loving, devoted and beautiful granddaughters, Delores Ann Brown and Felecia June Thomas, and her loving and devoted grandsons, Gregory Thomas, Roderick Fudge and Anthony West, Sr. She was also preceded in death by a host of devoted and loving brothers and sisters, Lloyd Walters, Green Walters, Jr., Alvenia McKenzie, Willie Maude Lester, Willie Mae Simpson, Minnie Lee Oglesby and Bertha Lee Walters Hamilton.
Maggie retired from Southern Frozen Foods, Inc. in Montezuma, Georgia after 22 years of dedicated service as a Team Lead/Grader. Maggie loved to cook for her family and never missed an opportunity to share the love of God with her family and friends. Maggie was instrumental in managing and cooking at the Custard Cottage Café downtown Montezuma in the 1970’s. It was there that she shared her many recipes for her famous homemade pastries and desserts. Her favorite saying was “I have plenty, help yourself.” She never missed an opportunity to prepare a home-cooked meal for her family when they came to visit, from far and near.
Maggie L. Fudge, heard the call of her Lord and Savior on Sunday, November 13, 2016 from labor to rest. Maggie leaves to cherish a legacy of love to her loving and devoted children, Lillie Thomas (Rev. David), Arlena Fudge, Willie Frank Fudge, Sr. (Marilyn), and Peggy L. Fudge, all of Montezuma, Georgia, Annie L. Brown Warner Robins, Georgia, Vanessa Fudge and Leon Fudge (Carmen) all of Atlanta, Georgia; a loving and devoted granddaughter whom she reared as her own daughter, Tarshea Fudge-Riley (Christopher) of Montezuma, Georgia; several loving and devoted grandchildren whom she reared for a period of time and loved very dearly. Christina R. Brown and Jerel L. Brown of Warner Robins, Georgia, Stanley Brown, Jr. and Sheanglela B. Norwood, both of Stone Mountain, Georgia, Darren Hall of Montezuma, Georgia and Carmela Fudge Harris Atlanta, Georgia; a loving and devoted brother Danny Walters, Sr. (Gwendolyn), Akron Ohio; loving and devoted sisters, Lelia Lester, Tampa, Florida and Lena Reddick, Akron, Ohio; a loving and devoted brother-in-law, James Lewis Fudge of Montezuma, Georgia. Maggie leaves to cherish a beautiful generation of grands, great grands and great great grands. Maggie will truly be missed by a host of loving family members, loving nieces and nephews throughout California, Georgia, Florida, Atlanta and Ohio. Her legacy and quiet, gentle spirit will forever be treasured in the Spaulding community in which she invited many to share her famous Sunday dinners. Many adopted Mrs. Maggie as their Godmother and Grandmother, for she never turned them away. She loved and treated them as her own children and family.