Friday, June 12, 2009

MR. JAMES L. (PAT) PLEDGER, age 70, of Ridgecrest Drive-Summerville, Georgia passed away Thursday (June 11, 2009) evening in a Rome hospital following an extended illness.

Born in Boaz, Alabama on August 14, 1938, a son of the late John Thomas and Bessie Turner Pledger. He was retired from auto body repair shop and bus driver. Mr. Pledger was member of West Summerville Baptist Church and Alpine Lodge #211 F & AM. He was preceded in death by a son, the late Christopher Kyle Pledger on May 21, 2007.

Surviving are wife-Shirley Mosier Pledger; daughter & son-in-law-Patricia & Lee Colgrove; son & daughter-in-law-Jimmy & Julie Pledger all of Summerville;  8 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren;  sisters & brothers-in-law-Betty and Jerry Johnson of Summerville, Gay and Gary Shaw of Lyerly; brothers & sisters-in-law-T. C. & Beatrice Pledger of Summerville Artis & Patricia Pledger of Lyerly, Bob & Elaine Pledger, and Bill & Jenny Pledger all of Summerville; several Nieces, and Nephews also survive.

Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Earle Rainwater Funeral Home.