Mrs. Maureen Peterson Solomon, age 87, of Tifton, GA, formerly of Broxton, passed away early Saturday morning, September 2, 2017 at her residence following an extended illness. She was born June 1, 1930 in Telfair County to Lola Mae Briley. After the death of her mother, she was adopted by Alfred and Lillie Peterson who raised her. Other than her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Wilbert Solomon, Sr.; granddaughter, Cindy Bounds and brothers: R. T. Peterson, Albert Peterson and Durwood Peterson.
Mrs. Solomon was retired from Douglas Foods where she worked on the assembly line in the meat processing department. She was a member of Broxton Church of God.
Survivors include: daughters: Dayle Hollis and her husband, Wendell of Brandon, FL., Betty Smith and her husband, Gary of Tifton, GA; sons: Wilbert Solomon, Jr. and his wife Vivian, Mike Solomon and his wife Betty both of Douglas, GA, Darryl Solomon of Broxton, GA. Ronnie Solomon and his wife Janet and Randy Solomon both of Ambrose, GA; 11 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; several nieces, nephews, cousins and a host of friends.
The funeral service was Sunday afternoon, September 3, 2017 at 3 P.M. at Broxton Church of God, where Rev. Milton Pate and Rev. Joey Copeland officiatied. The interment followed in the Providence Cemetery near Broxton.
Ricketson Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.