January 18, 2005

Irene (Walker) Martin

Irene (Walker) Martin, 87, a life-long resident of Clayton County, Ga. died Sunday, Jan. 16, 2005.

Survivors include her husband, Roy C. Martin; children, Mrs. Jane (Wayne) Lowry of Riverdale, Mrs. Joan (James) Brown of Stockbridge, and Mrs. Joyce (Gene) McMichen of Sharpsburg; son, Mr. Robert (Linda) Turner of Stockbridge; brother, Mr. Jack Walker of Metairie, La.; nine grandsons; one granddaughter; nine great-grandchildren.

Graveside services will begin at 2 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 19 at College Park Cemetery with the Rev. Randy Cheek officiating.

The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 and 6 to 9 p.m. today at Parkway Garden Funeral Home, Forest Park, Ga.

Ward's Parkway Chapel (404) 366-3622

Burneise Phillips

Burneise Phillips, a retired employee of Delta Air Lines and a member of the Delta Pioneers died Sunday, Jan. 16, 2005, at her home in Riverdale.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Phillips, parents, Russell and Exa Wilkes of Coffee Springs, Ala.; brothers, Shannon and Otis Wilkes; sister, Nettie Glaze.

Survivors include her sister, Mary Miller of Tifton, Ga.; sisters-in-law, Ollie B. Wilkes of Panama City, Fla. and Opal Wilkes of Enterprise, Ala.; nieces, Lynda Scarbrough of Tifton, Ga., Rita Thacker of Tuscaloosa, Ala., Nancy Daugherty of Hampton, Va. and Vivian Havrilla of Alexandria, Va.; nephews, James Wilkes of Brooksville, Fla., Gary Wilkes of Panama City, Fla., Weylan Wilkes of Prattville, Ala., Wayne Wilkes of Douglasville, Ga., Mallory Wilkes of Enterprise, Ala., Guy Estes of Espanola, N.M. and Dean Estes of Glouster Point, Va.; great nieces and nephews, nieces and nephews, and several cousins.

Funeral services will begin at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 19 at the Chapel of Carl J. Mowell & Son, Fayetteville, Ga., with the Rev. James Sanders officiating. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until noon Wednesday.

Chapel of Carl J. Mowell & Son, Fayetteville. (770) 461-7641.

Hannah Lee Watkins

Hannah Lee Watkins, infant daughter of Sharion Crowe and Ricky Watkins Jr. died Wednesday, Jan. 12, 2005.

In addition to her parents, she is survived by a brother, Christopher Wayne Watkins; grandparents, Randy Crowe and Terri Crowe and Ricky and Angela Watkins; great-grandmother, Charlene Neil; several aunts and uncles.

Funeral services were conducted Saturday, Jan. 15 in the Jonesboro Chapel of the Pope Dickson & Son Funeral Home with Pastor Terry Butler officiating. Burial followed in the Sherwood Memorial Park.

Pope Dickson & Son Funeral Home, Jonesboro in charge. (770) 478-7211.