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Effie Estell C. Ricks Stanford Died July 22, 2004

Published in The Dallas New Era, Thursday, July 29, 2004
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Mrs. Effie Estell Camp Ricks Stanford, 90 of Temple, Georgia, passed away in her sleep after a long struggle with Alzheimer’s on Thursday, July 22, 2004 at WellStar Paulding Hospital. She was born November 7, 1913 in Douglas County, Georgia, the daughter of the late William T. Camp and the late Mrs. Ella Veal Camp. She was a member of White Oak Springs Baptist Church in Dallas and was a retired seamstress with Hubbard Manufacturing Company. She leaves behind many caring and loving friends at WellStar Paulding Nursing Home and will be missed by many others whose hearts and lives she touched.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husbands, Wesley “Wes” Ricks and Reverend Roy Stanford; infant daughter, Mary Ricks; a son, Thurman Ricks; two brothers, H.C. Camp and Claude Camp; a sister, Ruth Strickland and a great-granddaughter, Jessica Fray.

She is survived by one daughter, Frances Ricks Fray of Villa Rica; one son, Larry Ricks of Ellijay; one stepdaughter, Lillie Golden of Draketown; 7 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren, several step-grandchildren and step-great-grandchildren and a number of nieces and nephews also survive.

Funeral services were conducted on Monday, July 26, 2004 at 2 p.m. from the Chapel of Jones-Wynn Funeral Home with Reverends Thomas Cole and Johnny Simpson officiating.

Interment followed in Melrose Hills Memorial Park. Messages of condolence may be sent to the family at www.jones.wynn.com

Jones-Wynn Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.


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