August 25, 2003

Margaret Dickens

Margaret Dickens, 74, of Jonesboro, died Aug. 23, 2003. Dickens was a member of Mt. Zion Baptist Church. Survivors include a son, Richard and Diane Dickens of Jonesboro, two brothers, George Simpkins of Breman, Ga., and Carl Simpkins of Commerce, Ga.; grandchildren, Mark and Christie; three great-grandchildren, Nathanael, Alex and Collin; nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be Monday, Aug. 25 at 1 p.m. at Tara Garden Chapel with the Rev. Chris Reynolds officiating. Interment will be in Oak Hill Cemetery in Newnan at 3 p.m.

Thomas L. Scroggs of Tara Garden Chapel in Jonesboro, (770) 471-7171, is handling arrangements.

Evelyn Elsie Hooks

Evelyn Elsie Hooks died Aug. 23, 2003. Hooks was a member of Living Word Evangelical Lutheran Church.

Survivors include two sons, Timothy Hooks of Florida and Daniel Hooks of Fredericksburg, Va.; two brothers, Arthur Eichholz and Manuel Eichholz; two grandchildren, Erin and Lindsey Hooks; sister-in-law, Betty Jo Hooks of Stockbridge; nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be Wednesday, Aug. 27, at Living Word Evangelical Lutheran Church at 10 a.m. Interment will follow in the Jonesboro City Cemetery. The family will receive friends Tuesday from 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.

Thomas L. Scroggs of Tara Garden Chapel in Jonesboro, (770) 471-7171, is handling arrangements.