Miss Haddock was born Nov. 8, 1917, to the late Alonza Lee Haddock and Julia Lane Haddock. She was a lifelong resident of Haddock and graduated from Gray High School. Miss Haddock received her bachelor’s degree from Georgia State College for Women and later, in 1988, she established a scholarship fund at the college.
During and following World War II she worked with the American Red Cross in military and veterans hospitals in Tennessee, Georgia, and South Carolina. Miss Haddock worked at Central State Hospital in Milledgeville for over 30 years, including eight years in the Social Services Department. In 1962, the Volunteer Services Department was established at the hospital and she became the coordinator, a position she held until her retirement in 1982.
In 1950, Miss Haddock began purchasing land and established a beef cattle herd, which she managed for over 50 years. She was a charter member of the Baldwin, Jones and Putnam counties Cattlemen’s Association and was made a life member in 2002.
Miss Haddock was a member of Haddock United Methodist Church, serving as its treasurer for 50 years. She was preceded in death by her brothers, Alonza Haddock and John Haddock.
Miss Haddock will be greatly missed by her guardians, Ginger Bailey and Marcia Whidby; her caregivers, Ann King, Jennifer Boggs, Debbie Phillips, Joanne Walker and Susan Dokey; and by her neighbors, Andy and Kaye Miller and David Pitts.
Bridges Funeral Home and Crematory in Gray had charge of arrangements. Please visit the online memorial at www.bridgesfh.com.