Ida Willingham

In loving memory of our dear mama. We love you and will miss you dearly.

Ida Willingham, age 80, of Clayton County died May 8, 2009.

Funeral services will be held Monday, May 11, in Horis A. Ward Tara Chapel, at 11 a.m., with the Rev. Linda Roberson officiating. Interment will follow in Kingston City Cemetery in Bartow County. The family will receive friends Saturday, May 9, and Sunday, May 10, from 2 to 9 p.m., at the funeral home.

A long-time resident of Clayton County, Ida Willingham worked as a manufacturer.

She is survived by her husband, Gary Willingham of Riverdale; five daughters, Hope Bohannon of Taylorsville, Marie Petro (Joseph) of Destin, Fla., Gayle Beck of Palatka, Fla., Wendy Cannon (Mitchell) of Palatka, Fla., Teresa Lusk of Palatka, Fla.; 14 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.

She is preceded in death by her three daughters, Alice Willingham, Nancy Walker Brady and Ellen Joyce Gilliland (Willie) and one son, Michael Wayne Gilliland.

Horis A. Ward Funeral Directors are in charge of the arrangements. (770) 471-7171.