Erma Sue Leggett, 78, died Sunday, August 19, 2012. Erma was born Dec. 29, 1933 in Coffee County to the late Jessie Carver Ricketson and the late Pauline Smith Ricketson. She was a member of Red Oak Baptist Church. Ms. Leggett was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Leggett.
Survivors include two daughters and sons-in-law, Polly and Tim Flood of Baxley and Patsy and Jimmy Sweat of Richmond Hill; two sons and daughter-in-law, Lamar and Delena Leggett and Gary Leggett, all of Baxley; two sisters, Verma L. Bowen of Baxley and Evelyn Smith of Savannah; one brother, Carver Ricketson of Maryland; nine grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren and seven nieces and nephews also survive.
Funeral services for Erma Sue Leggett were held at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, August 22 at Red Oak Baptist Church with the Revs. Jeptha Newberry, Robbie Gill and Tommy Davis officiating. Burial followed in church cemetery.
Active pallbearers were Robbie Leggett, Gary V. Leggett, Jr., Josh Leggett, Cole Rentz, Doyle Leggett, Jeptha Newberry, Jr. and Micah Rentz.
Honorary pallbearers were Red Oak Baptist Church Adult Sunday school class and all friends in attendance.
Musical selections were rendered by Elaine Edwards.
Arrangements were under the direction of Swain Funeral Home.