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Doris Louetta Phillips Coody

Doris Louetta Phillips Coody, 92, of Pinetta, passed away on Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2016, in Valdosta, Ga.

She was born January 22, 1924, in Echols County, Ga. A daughter of the late Clarence and Donna Peterson Phillips, as a teenager Coody moved to Lowndes County, and on Nov. 15, 1946, she was united in marriage with Arther Lott Coody. She was a factory worker for 22 years at Metal Products, in Madison, and a cafeteria worker at Pinetta Jr. High School for over 10 years.

She was a member of Pinetta First Baptist Church and was a very loving and giving person. Mrs. Coody loved her grandchildren and enjoyed socializing with anyone that had time for a conversation, as well as attending church and cooking. She was very excited about her first great-great grandson, Drake James Coody, who is expected in late August to J.D. and Jayme Coody.

She is survived by two grandsons, Darron Coody and Allen Coody, both of Pinetta; two great-grandsons, J.D. Coody (and wife Jayme) and Shane Coody, both of Pinetta; and one great granddaughter, Gabriel Lane. In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her husband, Arthur Coody; a son, Ted Coody; her step-mother, Louis Southall Phillips; two sisters, Majorie Easler and Edris Becton; and two brothers, Clarence Phillips, Jr. and Preston Phillips.

Her family received friends and family from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 4 at Beggs Funeral Home, in Madison. A service will be held on Friday, Aug. 5 at Beggs Chapel. She will be put to rest at Redland Cemetery, in Lowndes County, Ga., with no graveside services.

“Until we meet again, I will miss you dearly, but I will be filled with happiness just like you were. I will carry your spirit on and never let you down. I love you.”

- J.D. Coody

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