February 16, 2005

J.C. Pressley Sr.

Mr. J.C. Pressley Sr., 74, of Riverdale passed away Monday, Feb. 14, 2005, at his residence.

He was a retired machinist for Merico Bakery.

Surviving are his wife, Margaret Pressley; sons, J.C. Pressley Jr. of Hampton and Tim Pressley of Auburn; daughters, Linda McRae of Jackson, Gail Chatham of Riverdale, Wanda Mayo of Locust Grove, and Lisa Cox of Fayetteville; brothers, Raymond Pressley and Harold Pressley; sisters, Ethel Stevens and Bessie Harris; 19 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will begin at 2 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 17 at The Church of Christ, 7191 Fielder Road, Rex, Ga. with Minister George Battey officiating. Remains will be placed in state at 1 p.m. Interment will follow at Westwood Memorial Gardens in Griffin.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Ford-Stewart Funeral Home, Jonesboro (770) 210-2700.