WOODLAND - Joe "Buddy" Wortham of Woodland died May 9,2019, at his residents after a brief battle with cancer. He was 82.

Joe was born March 25,1937, in Coweta County, Ga., to Joe and Allie Mae Wortham. He was a welder by trade and a member of Olive Branch Baptist Church of Franklin, Ga.

Joe is survived by his wife, Pat Wortham; sisters, Joyce McCoy (Monroe) and Lynda Briggs (Bobby); eight children, six grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

At his request he was cremated and there will be a private graveside service for family at a later date.

Cremation Services of East Alabama.