Originally created 01/16/04

Miss Brittany Cartledge (THOMSON, Ga.)



THOMSON, Ga.- Little Miss Brittany Janae Cartledge, age 9, of 320 Pecan Avenue, Thomson, entered into rest Sunday, January 11, 2004 at her residence. Brittany, a Richmond County native, was a member of First Mt. Carmel Baptist Church in Winfield, Ga., where she was a member of Mt. Carmel Children's Ministry, Children's Bible Study, Youth Choir, and the F.M.C. Summer Prep Program. She was a 3rd grade student at J.A. Maxwell Elementary School, Thomson, Ga., where she participated in many school activities. She was an Honor Student, member of the Student Council, and has been selected as Student of the Month. She was a MAX Reader for the year 2003 and for obtaining that goal, she was awarded a visit to the office of Mayor Knox and received the City of Thomson Pen. She became a Citizen Reader for 2002-2003. During 2003-2004 she became a Council Reader and a Citizen Reader. She was a member of the Boys and Girls Club of Thomson where she sang in the choir. She enjoyed sports and participated with the McDuffie County Recreation Department as a cheerleader and softball player. Survivors include her mother, Mildred Sherry Cartledge, of Thomson; father and step-mother, Stanley (Fiona) Johnson, Sr., of Thomson; four sisters, Aciandra Ivey of Atlanta, Ga., Macy Johnson of Martinez, Ga., Kaleyah Cowins of Thomson, and Betenna Johnson of Warrenton, Ga.; six brothers, Octavious Johnson and Stanley Johnson, Jr., both of Warrenton, Sherrod Castleberry, Qudrea Castleberry, both of Martinez, Jalen Johnson and Jarius Johnson both of Thomson; grandmothers, Barbara J. Cartledge of Thomson and Bertha Morfort of Warrenton; grandfather, Melvin Bolton, of Warrenton; great-grandmother, Mrs. Queen E. Lewis, Thomson; two uncles, three aunts, and other relatives and friends. Funeral services will be held Saturday, January 17, 2004 at 2 p.m. with the pastor Rev. Roscoe Perry officiating at First Mt. Carmel Baptist Church. Burial will be in the church cemetery. The funeral procession will line up at the residence, 320 Pecan Avenue, at 1 p.m. The body will lie in state at the church one hour prior to the service and will not be viewed after the eulogy. Friends and relatives may call at the residence or at the funeral home beginning at 12 noon on Friday, January 16, 2004. Crawford-Pinkston-Roberts Funeral Home, 810 Martin Luther King, Jr. Street, Thomson, Ga. is in charge of arrangements. Sign the guestbook at AugustaChronicle.com

The Augusta Chronicle January 16, 2004