August 21, 2003

Myrtice Sprayberry Haney

Myrtice Sprayberry Haney, 81, of Jonesboro, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2003.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 23 at Tara Garden Chapel. Interment will follow at Forest Hills Memorial Gardens.

Survivors include her husband, Hershel Haney; daughters, Nancy and Jimmy Dean of Zebulon, and Mary and Jimmy Carver of McDonough; sons, Richard and Sherry Sprayberry of Jonesboro, Ron and Cheryl Sprayberry of McDonough, and Mark Sprayberry of Locust Grove; sisters, Janell and Jerome Day of McDonough, and Jo Ann and Wallace Walden of College Park; 14 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 22 at the funeral home.

Tara Garden Chapel, Jonesboro is in charge of arrangements. (770) 471-7171.

Edrie Connell Henry

Mrs. Edrie Connell Henry, age 94, of Fort Myers, Fla. passed away Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2003.

Mrs. Henry was a member of Ellenwood United Methodist Church, Business & Professional Women's Club and Clayton County Community Services.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 23 from the Horis A. Ward Fairview Chapel with interment to follow at Fairview Memorial Gardens. Dr. Charles Grant and the Rev. Ken Murdock will officiate.

Survivors include her sons, Robert L. Henry Jr. of McDonough, James Z. Henry III of Jonesboro, and John E. Henry of Fort Myers, Fla.; brother, James Connell of West Palm Beach, Fla.; 14 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; two great great-grandchildren; many nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 22 at the funeral home.

Horis A. Ward's Fairview Chapel, Stockbridge is in charge of arrangements. (770) 474-1231.

Don Watkins Sr.

Retired

Mr. Don Watkins Sr., 67, passed away Saturday, Aug. 16, 2003.

Mr. Watkins was a devoted family man and retired from Clayton State College with 15 years of service.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 23 at Pope Dickson & Son Morrow Chapel, with the Rev. Lindberg Rogers officiating. Interment will follow at Sherwood Memorial Park.

Mr. Watkins is survived by his loving wife, Eva B. Watkins of Morrow; daughters, Luann Holbrook of Ecorse, Mich. and Wanda W. Hawkins of Morrow; daughter-in-law, Cindy Daniel of McDonough; sons, Don Watkins Jr. of McDonough and William Watkins of Morrow; grandchildren, James Watkins, Benjamin Watkins, Woody Holbrook, Lisa Holbrook, Katrina Daniel, Jaclyn Daniel, and Tiffany Daniel; great-grandchild, Makayla Daniel.

The family will receive friends from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 22.

Pope Dickson & Son, Morrow Chapel is in charge of arrangements. (770) 961-2700.