Infant Layla Ann Peeples Rudolph, three months old, of Waycross, passed away Tuesday afternoon, July 14, 2020, at Wolfson Children’s Hospital in Jacksonville, FL.

Born March 30, 2020, in Waycross, she was a happy baby who was always smiling.  She will be loved and dearly missed by all of her family. 

She was preceded in death by family friend, Carroll Kicklighter.

Srvivors include her parents, Lucas T. “Luke” Rudolph and Kennedy Peeples, both of Waycross; two sisters, Presley Peeples, Macon and Marissa Rudolph, Waycross; four brothers, Mathew Rudolph, Mason Rudolph, Landon Rudolph and Kohen Rudolph, all of Waycross; maternal grandparents, Crystal Peeples and Kenny Peeples, both of Blackshear; paternal grandparents, Mary and Fred Porter of Florida; maternal great-grandmother, Mary Ann Hinson, Blackshear; aunts, Beth Peeples, Blackshear, Noe Fennell, Alma and Stephanie Porter and Desiree Porter, both of Florida; uncles, Kaden Rice, Waycross, Jacob Fennell, Alma, and Daniel Goins, Waycross; family friend, Sue Kicklighter, Blackshear; great-uncle, Justin Peeples, Blackshear and several other great-aunts, great-uncles, cousins and other relatives.

Graveside funeral services will be held at 5 p.m. Monday, July 20, from the Oakland Cemetery in Waycross.

Sympathy may be expressed by signing the online register at

Pearson-Dial Funeral Home of Blackshear is in charge of arrangements.

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