Dorothy Dixon Kicklighter “Dottie” Wildes of Blackshear, passed peacefully Wednesday evening, April 26, 2023. She was 88.
Wildes was a military wife and was a tireless advocate for the American Legion Post 181 in Blackshear. Wildes and her late husband, Jim, served as Auxiliary President and Commander for several terms.
Wildes was also known locally as legal secretary for long-time attorney and State Court Judge Francis Houston.
A native of Pierce County, she was a 1952 graduate of Blackshear High School. She enjoyed the Georgia Bulldogs, gardening, bird watching, dancing and traveling.
Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, May 2, from the Pearson-Dial Chapel.
For a complete obituary, please see page 3.