February 10, 2004

Reubin C. Hudgins Sr., MSGT (E8) Retired

Reubin C. Hudgins Sr., MSGT (E8) Retired, U.S. Army Special Forces, 75, of Riverdale, passed away Sunday, Feb. 8, 2004.

While in the Army Mr. Hudgins served 13 years in the Army's elite Green Berets. Mr. Hudgins was preceded in death by his parents, Curtis McCarley and Stella Lee Hudgins, and brother, Donald B. Hudgins.

Funeral services will take place at 2 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 12 at Tara Garden Chapel, with Mr. Kelly Norton, Mr. Billy Luetkemeyer and Mr. Clyde Cooper officiating. Interment will follow at Sherwood Memorial Park. Members of the Clayton County Bass Club will serve as pallbearers.

Survivors include his wife, Minnie Sue Hudgins; daughters and their spouses, Susan and Danny Williams of McDonough, Tresa and Kevin Brown of Fayetteville and Denise and Kim Garrett of Petersburg, Ky.; sons and spouses, Reuben and Dale Hudgins of Locust Grove, Gene and Karen Hudgins of Stockbridge and Rexx and Sherry Hudgins of Hampton; sisters, Nina and Pete O'Steen and her twin sister, Ruby Cook, both of Pacolet, S.C.; 12 grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren; many nieces and nephews, great nieces and nephews and loyal friends.

The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 11 at the funeral home.

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

R. Lucille Scott

R. Lucille Scott, age 79, passed away Monday, Feb. 9, 2004.

Funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 12 at Parkway Garden Chapel, with Dr. Curtis Turner officiating. Interment will follow at College Park Cemetery. Kenneth Jones, Jonathan Slack, Scott Slack, Joshua Slack, Andrew Jones and Jerrell Slack Jr. will serve as active pallbearers.

Survivors include her daughter, Deborah Lynn Slack of Morrow; sons, Michael L. Sexton of Forsyth, Ira Leon Jones of Jonesboro, Edward Allen Jones of Stockbridge and Kenneth Brian Jones of Riverdale; sister, Helen Bartlett of Florida; brother, Johnny Turner of California; five grandsons.

The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. today and Wednesday, Feb. 11.

Parkway Garden Chapel, Morrow is in charge of arrangements. (404) 366-3522.