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Grace Sherrod Traynham

August 11, 1926 — January 25, 2006

Grace Sherrod Traynham, 79, of Valdosta, died Wednesday, January 25, 2006 at South GA Medical Center. She was born in Lowndes County on August 11, 1926 and was raised in Echols County. Mrs. Traynham was a homemaker and a member of the Bridge Club.

She is survived by one daughter and son in law, Phyllis and Glenn Hatcher of Nicosia, Cyprus, two sons and daughters in law, Jeff and Louise Traynham of Haines City, FL and Jay and Chappell Traynham of Macon, GA, six grandchildren, Zachary Hatcher, Jane Hatcher, Eleanor Traynham, Thomas C. Traynham, Thomas A. Traynham and Mark Traynham, one sister in law, Patricia LeBus-Mansfield of Wichita Falls, TX, two nephews and their wives, Joe and Jan Rodgers and Sherrod and Debra Rodgers. Mrs. Traynham was preceded in death by her parents, Tom and Jane Sherrod, her husband, Jerry C. Traynham, Jr., and one sister, Marjorie Rodgers.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, January 28, 2006 at eleven a. m. in the chapel of the Carson McLane Funeral Home with Reverend Glenn Hatcher and Elder Bob Dickerson officiating. Burial will follow in Macedonia Cemetery in Echols County. The family will receive friends from six until eight p. m. Friday at the funeral home. Flowers will be accepted or donations may be made to Hospice or to a favorite charity. Condolences to the family may be expressed online at

Carson McLane Funeral Home.

Funeral Home:
Carson McLane Funeral Home
2215 North Patterson Street
Valdosta, GA
US 31602

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