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Geraldine Athon Watts

February 14, 1922 January 13, 2016
Geraldine Athon Watts
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Obituary for Geraldine Athon Watts

Mrs. Geraldine Athon Watts, age 93, died Tuesday afternoon, January13. 2016 at Perfect Care. Mrs. Watts was born February 14, 1922, a daughter of the late Thomas Jefferson Athon and Lillie Gladys Justice Athon. She was a seamstress at Manhattan Shirt Factory and The Tog Shop and was also a past greeter for WalMart.
Funeral Services will be held Friday, January 15, 2016 at 2 PM in the chapel of Greg Hancock Funeral Chapel with Rev. Brooks Partain officiating. Burial will follow at Sunset Memorial Gardens. Serving as pallbearers will be Wilkie Smith, Danny Minick, Freddy Athon, Larry Dillard, Sammy Lee and Elton Sharpe. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service from 1-2 PM. At other times friends may call at the residence of Louise Warren, 337 Daniel Street, Americus. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that memorial contributions be made to Perfect Care,114 Sullivan Drive, Americus, GA 31709, Lee Street Methodist Church, 1102 S. Lee Street, Americus, GA 31709 or Phoebe Sumter Hospice, P.O. Box 1434, Americus, GA 31709.
Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, Butch and Elaine Watts of Leesburg; a brother and sister-in-law, Terrell and Edith Athon of Americus; four grandchildren, Bobby Hale and Chris Hale of Americus, Kelli Hooper (Carter) of Ashville, N.C. and Kristi Gage (Aaron) of Decatur; five great-grandchildren, Austin Hale, Hayden Hooper, Warren Gage, Anna Gage and Hadleigh Hooper. She was preceded in death by her husband, Jesse Evans Watts; a son, Thomas Evans Watts; a daughter, Gail Watts Hale; a grandson, David Stanley Watts; two sisters. Martha Kate Dillard and Earline Kizer and two brothers, Bill Athon and Howard Athon.
You may sign the online guest book and share your own special thoughts and memories by visiting www.greghancockfuneral chapel.com.
Greg Hancock Funeral Chapel is in charge of these arrangements.

Previous Events

Visitation

Friday

15

Jan

1:00 PM 1/15/2016 1:00:00 PM - 2:00 PM 1/15/2016 2:00:00 PM
Greg Hancock Funeral Chapel

142 Southland Road
Americus, GA 31709

Greg Hancock Funeral Chapel
142 Southland Road Americus 31709 GA
United States

Service

Friday

15

Jan

2:00 PM 1/15/2016 2:00:00 PM - 3:00 AM 1/15/2016 3:00:00 AM
Greg Hancock Funeral Chapel

142 Southland Road
Americus, GA 31709

Greg Hancock Funeral Chapel
142 Southland Road Americus 31709 GA
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Sunset Memorial Gardens Final Resting Place

120 Upper River Rd
Americus, GA 31709

120 Upper River Rd Americus 31709 GA
United States

Memorial Contribution

Lee Street United Methodist Church

1102 S. Lee Street, Americus, GA

Perfect Care Memorial Fund

114 Sullivan Dr.
Americus, GA 31709

Phoebe Sumter Hospice

P.O. Box 1434
Americus, GA 31709
P.O. Box 1434, Americus, GA
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