Mrs. Alta Lee Hendon, 86, passed away, Sept. 16, 2012. She was a resident of Clayton County since 1965.

She was a member of First Baptist Church of Jonesboro. She retired from Sears Roebuck Company and Georgia Department of Labor.

She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Faye H. and Robert H. Doyle, of Waleska; sister, Christine Sorrells, of Dallas; grandchild, Duane Estes, of Hampton. A memorial service will be held, Saturday, Sept. 22 at noon at the chapel of First Baptist Church of Jonesboro. Rev. Irvin Pearre will officiate.

In lieu of flowers make contributions to: First Baptist Church of Jonesboro, Senior Adult Ministry, P.O. Box 773, Jonesboro, Ga. 30237 or Billy Graham Evangelistic Association, P.O. Box 19223, Asheville, N.C. 26815.

Ford-Stewart Funeral Home, Inc., Jonesboro/Stockbridge 770-210-2700. www.fordstewartfuneralhome.com