Originally created 07/20/00

Mrs. Laura Ariail



STATESBORO, Ga. - Mrs. Laura Rigdon Boddiford Ariail, 53, died Wednesday, July 19, 2000, at East Georgia Regional Medical Center.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Trinity Episcopal Church with the Rev. Ronald Carter officiating.

Mrs. Ariail, a native of Screven County, had retired as a media specialist from Mattie Lively Elementary School and was a member of Trinity Episcopal Church.

Survivors include her husband, Julius Fellows Ariail; a son, Jonathan Boddiford Ariail, Statesboro; a daughter, Elizabeth Pfieffer Ariail, Washington D.C.; her mother, Grace Pfieffer Boddiford, Sylvania; two brothers, Joseph Boddiford Jr. and David Pfieffer Boddiford, both of Sylvania; and a sister, Ann Boddiford Edwards, Swainsboro.

Memorials may be made to Trinity Episcopal Church, P.O. Box 2005, Statesboro, GA 30458; or to Buck Creek United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 533, Sylvania, GA 30467.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. today at Thompson-Strickland-Waters Funeral Home, Sylvania.