Mrs. Mary Lou Joyner Dollar

Mrs. Mary Lou Joyner Dollar, 76, of Brooks, Ga., died Thursday morning, Feb. 28, 2013, at Southwest Christian Care Hospice following her battle with stomach cancer. Mary was born in Henry County on Feb. 18, 1937.

She is preceded in death by her parents Thomas Edward Joyner and Leila Mae Moore Joyner and three loving siblings — her sister, JoAnn Morton, and her brothers, Gerald Joyner and Donald Joyner.

Survivors are her husband of 57 years, Donnie Dollar, daughters Sonya Hodgson and her husband Jeff of Brooks and Laurie Penland of Brooks; grandchildren, Tyler Hodgson, Katie Hodgson, Chase Penland and Austin Penland; sister, Jeanette Goodman and brothers, John Joyner, Jimmy Joyner, Carlton Joyner and David Joyner and many nieces and nephews.

Mary was a loving wife, mother and grandmamma. She was always thinking about others. Many, many family members and friends have enjoyed her love, hospitality and delicious cooking for years. She was an active member of the Brooks Woman’s Club and a member of Brooks Baptist Church.

Visitation for Mary Dollar is scheduled for Saturday, March 2, at Carl J. Mowell and Son Funeral Home in Fayetteville from 6–8 p.m. Funeral services will be Sunday, March 3, at 2 p.m. at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Brooks Woman’s Club c/o Dawn Matthews, 403 Huckaby Road, Brooks, Ga. 30205, dee119@comcast.net and/or Southwest Christian Care Hospice (www.swchristiancare.org) 7225 Lester Road, Union City, Ga. 30291.

Carl J. Mowell & Son, Fayetteville, www.mowellfuneralhome.com.