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So sorry for your loss rest in peace
David and Teresa Carter
So Sorry for your loss. Keeping your family in our thoughts and prayers.
Sweet Etheleen...life will not be the same for the old neighborhood on Holly Drive...Our street had neighborhood crime watch long before it was ever put on a sign😅...What great memories from 60 plus years of The Gilder's and The Carter's being neighbors...so much fun as kids growing up on Holly Drive...you will be missed...the "old neighborhood" isn't the same without you...I love💕 you and all the talks we always had...God Bless you...
Brother Kenneth, Julie, Mike, Jerry, and family, I am saddened to hear of Mrs. Etheleen's passing. Our families go back a long way. Know that my prayers are with the family during this difficult time. May God's grace sustain you and His peace surround you today and in the days ahead.
Wanda Loucks & Fredia Crews
Our deepest condolences for your loss! Our love & prayers are with all of you! Wanda & Fredia
I'm sorry Jerry... I hope you n your family can find strength in knowing she is a beautiful Angel of God's right now..... Healthier than she ever was... Love u guys
Etheleen H. Gilder
Etheleen Herrin Gilder passed peacefully under the care of Community Hospice surrounded by her family May 18, 2023.
She was born December 22, 1933 in Odum, Georgia to Noah (Bud) and Ethel Herrin. She was the fifth of fifteen children. She was preceded in death by her parents, five brothers, Fleming, Vernon, Jimmy, Lamar and Billy, a grandson, Jarrod Tyre, two nieces, Miranda Anderson and Karol Herrin; three nephews, Ronnie Tyre, Marty and Tracy Herrin.
She leaves behind her husband of 69 years, Kenneth Gilder, one daughter, Julie Boatright (Ronnie), two sons, Mike (Yvonne) and Jerry (Sherri) Gilder all of Fernandina Beach, four grandchildren, Jody, Will, Shandy and Noah, four great grandchildren, Tyler, Tanner Jones, Haylee and Kaylin Swinnell, three sisters, Josephine Tyre, Faye Griffis, and Dale Anderson (Roger) all of Jesup, Georgia, 6 brothers, Ernie Herrin of Augusta, Georgia, Herbert Herrin (Joyce) of Valdosta, Georgia, Bobby and Ray (Sharon) Herrin of Jesup, Georgia, Charles (Hodie) Herrin (Sharon) Herrin of Odum, Georgia, Benny Herrin (Erika) of Blairsville, Georgia and thirty-six nieces and nephews and numerous great nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends Sunday, May 21, 2023 at Oxley-Heard Funeral Directors from 3:00 until 5:00 PM.
Funeral services will be held Monday, May 22, 2023 at Blackrock Baptist Church beginning at 11:00 AM with Pastor John Kasper officiating.
She will be laid to rest at Bosque Bello Cemetery.