Connie L. Britt, 72, of Jonesboro passed away Friday, Oct. 15, 2004.

Funeral services will begin at 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 17 at the First Baptist Church of Jonesboro with Dr. Dean Haun officiating. Interment will follow in Camp Memorial Park.

Survivors include her daughters and sons-in-law, Karen and Austin Pittman of Woodstock and Pamela and Lynn Pruitt of South Carolina; sons and daughters-in-law, Wayne and Cindy Britt of Stockbridge and Barry and Kathy Britt of Hampton; mother, Lois Dyche of McDonough; brother, Robert Dyche of McDonough; sisters, Agnes Pickering of Florida and Peggy Buckner of McDonough; eight grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends today from noon until 2 p.m. and 6 until 8 p.m. at the funeral home.

Ford-Stewart Funeral Home, Jonesboro is in charge of arrangements. (770) 210-2700.

Louise Garner Hopper

Mrs. Louise Garner Hopper, 80, of McDonough and formerly of Forest Park died Thursday, Oct. 14, 2004.

She was the widow of the late James Perry Hopper.

Funeral services will begin at 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 17 in the Jonesboro Chapel of the Pope Dickson & Son Funeral Home, with the Rev. Orr Harrington officiating. Burial will follow in the College Park Cemetery.

Survivors include her sons, Jeff Barber of McDonough, James Junior Hoppper and James Edward Hopper, both of Hampton, and Eddie Lee Hopper of McDonough; daughter, Betty Marie Garner of Jonesboro; sisters, Allie Akins and Elizabeth Adams, both of Rockmart, and Mattie Carroll of Brooks; brothers, Richard A. Garner of Jonesboro and Willie Franklin Garner of Warm Springs; 11 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; one great great-grandchild; a number of nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Pope Dickson & Son Funeral Home and Cremation Services is in charge of arrangements. (770) 478-7211.

Anna Jean Waits

Mrs. Anna Jean Waits of Gay, Ga. died Thursday, Oct. 14, 2004.

She is survived by her husband, James A. Waits; sons, James David Waits, Alton "Darrell" Waits, Danny Ross Waits, and Donald Keith Waits; brothers, Ross Groover, Charles Groover, and Gerald Groover; sisters, Sherrell Bartlet, Judy Strickland, and Sherry Gardner; 10 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren.

Funeral service will be at 3 p.m. Monday, Oct. 18 at Tara Garden Chapel, with Pastor Jerry Jones officiating. Interment will follow at Forest Hills Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 6 till 8 p.m. today and Sunday, Oct. 17 at the funeral home.

Tara Garden Chapel, 681 North Ave., Jonesboro is in charge of arrangements. (770) 471-7171.