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George "Larry" Tidwell
February 12, 2024


George “Larry” Tidwell, 72, of Tifton passed away Monday, February 12, 2024, at Tift Regional Medical Center. His funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m. Thursday, February 15, 2024, at Liberty Baptist Church in Tifton with the Rev. Gary Cadwell officiating. Mr. Tidwell’s grandson, Eddie Bennett, will give a eulogy. Mr. Tidwell will be laid to rest at Liberty Baptist Church Cemetery in Tifton with the Rev. Steve Tucker officiating. The family will receive friends on Thursday, February 15, 2024, at
Liberty Baptist Church in Tifton from 1:00 p.m. until the hour of the service.

Lawrence Cooper, Ricky Fletcher, Mark Dean, Ricky Dean, Garrett Chambless, Dugan Davis and Mark Rigdon will serve as pallbearers.

Born October 20, 1951, in Tifton, Mr. Tidwell was the son of the late George "Pete" LeBorn Tidwell and Ilene Laverne Bishop Tidwell. He was also preceded in death by his first wife, Marie Dixon Bennett Tidwell. He was the former owner of Tidwell Well and Pump; and he was a salesman for Cycle Stop Valves Company since 2001. Larry was saved in February of 1983; and he was a member of Liberty Baptist Church in Tifton, where he taught Sunday School for 10+ years and served as the Brotherhood Director. He was also a member of the Tifton Roping Club and Rodeo for 10 years.

Mr. Tidwell is survived by his wife, Carolyn Stinson Tidwell of Tifton; two sons and daughters-in-law, Bobby Edward “Roho” and Melissa Bennett of Tifton and Johnny “Bucky” and Lynne Ford of Cordele; one sister and brother-in-law, Lutrelle and Raymond Greene of Tifton; four grandchildren and their spouses, Bobby Edward “Eddie” Jr. and Jaclyn Bennett, Julie and Lawrence Cooper, Crystal and Cory Kennedy and Brandi and Thomas Nash; and nine great-grandchildren, Lily Grace Bennett, Bobby Edward “Bo” Bennett III, Ramey Jean Bennett, Thomas Cooper, Dante Kennedy, Jaden Kennedy, Strycker Kennedy, Sasha Nash and Conner Nash.

Flowers will be accepted; or memorial gifts may be made to Liberty Baptist Church Awana Program, 1290 Jacob Hall Road, Tifton, GA 31794.

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