June 13, 2005

Gertie Spruill

Gertie Lucille Spruill, of Locust Grove, died June 10, 2005, at Henry Medical Center.

She is survived by her sisters, Jeanette Bullington, of Union City, and Ivanell Barbour, of Stockbridge; brother, W.E. Wilson, of Stockbridge; two grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews; and great-nieces and nephews.

Funeral services for Mrs. Spruill will be held today at 11 a.m. at Thomas L. Scroggs Southside Chapel in Morrow. Interment will follow at Forest Hills Cemetery. Visitation was held Sunday. Thomas L. Scroggs Southside Chapel, (770) 961-2828.

Emma Wilkerson

Mrs. Emma Ruth Wilkerson, age 87, of McDonough, died June 12, 2005, at Laurel Park. She was born Nov. 10, 1917, in Henry County, the daughter of the late Ackie Piper and John Raymond Wilkerson. Mrs. Wilkerson was preceded in death by her husband of 47 years, John Arnold Wilkerson, in 1982 and siblings, Fred Wilkerson, Leverett Wilkerson, Ellison Wilkerson, Asa Wilkerson, Arthur Wilkerson, Addie Lou Wilder, LaRue Lunsford and Laura Lunsford.

She was a lifelong member of Sardis Baptist Church, and she had retired from Oxford Manufacturing Company. She was a devoted loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.

Survivors are her children, Brenda and Jim Morgan, of Milledgeville, Barbara W. Tinley, of Stockbridge, and Mary and Wayne Cook, of McDonough; grandchildren, Scott and Kristi Tolleson, Monte and Gail Tolleson, Rick Tinley, Alan and Christa Cook, Jaime Morgan, and Amber and Dave Womack; four great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews and special friends at Laurel Park.

Funeral services for Mrs. Wilkerson will be Tuesday at 1 p.m. at Sardis Baptist Church, with interment to follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home today from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Those who wish in lieu of flowers may make donations to Laurel Park Activity Department or to Sardis Baptist Church Cemetery Fund. Haisten Funeral Home - McDonough (770) 914-8833.

Lucille McCullough

Lucille Barbara McCullough, age 83, of Stockbridge, passed away on June 12, 2005. Mrs. McCullough is a charter member of Spring Hill Baptist Church.

Mrs. McCullough is survived by her children, Robert D. and Marion McCullough, Rev. Gene and Laurel McCullough, Leonard N. and Mary Ann McCullough, Martha and David Padgett, Raymond B. and Connie McCullough, Paul and Kay McCullough, Wendell Lane McCullough, and David and Michelle McCullough; 34 grandchildren; 57 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services for Mrs. McCullough will be held Tuesday at 2 p.m. at Ward's Fairview Chapel, with Rev. Gene McCullough officiating. Interment will follow at Fairview Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends today from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the funeral home. Horis A. Ward Fairview Chapel (770) 474-1231.