Donna "Mimi" Branton

Donna "Mimi" Branton passed away March 24, 2003, after a short battle with cancer.

Mrs. Branton had lived in Forest Park for 22 years after retiring from the University of Arkansas Medical Center in Little Rock, Ark.

She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Susan and Charles Wilson; grandson, Mitch Knight and wife, Jessica, and great-granddaughter, Lauren Knight. Mrs. Branton had a large extended family, her stepson, Lane Branton and wife, Wilma; step-granddaughters, Claudia Smith and husband Stuart, Susie Kilgore and husband, Ken, Sheila Matthews and husband Greg, and step-grandson David Branton and wife Renee. There are 15 step-great-grandchildren: Lindsey, Spencer, Adam, Erika, Olivia, Alexander, Abe, Aaron, Carolyn, Kyle, Jennifer, John, Sarah, Lane, and Claire. All residing in Arkansas. Mrs. Louise Branton, step daughter-in-law and step granddaughter Sherry of Houston, Texas.

Services for Mrs. Branton will be at 2:00 p.m. at Forest Hills Memorial Gardens, Forest Park, Ga. on Thursday, March 27. Johnny Duval officiating.

The family will receive friends at Parkway Garden Chapel from 5-8 p.m. on Wednesday, March 26.

Thomas L. Scroggs, Parkway Garden Chapel in charge of arrangements. (404) 366-3522.

Darvin P. "Ted" Jenkins


Mr. Darvin P. "Ted" Jenkins of Rex died Monday, March 24, 2003.

He was a retired warehouse manager and served in the U.S. Army in World War II.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. today, Wednesday, March 26 in the chapel of the funeral home, with Pastor Ken Davidson officiating. Interment will follow in Sandy Creek Baptist Church Cemetery in Flovilla.

Survivors include his wife, Martha; son and daughter-in-law, Richard and Leshea Jenkins of Stockbridge; grandchildren, Ashley, Abbey and Ansley Jenkins.

Southside Chapel Funeral Home, Morrow is in charge of arrangements. (770) 961-2828.