Obituary for Mrs. Billie Jo Harkins

 Mrs. Billie Jo Harkins, age 75, of Curran Street, Summerville, GA, passed away Thursday, April 16, 2009, at her residence.  Mrs. Harkins was born December 29, 1933, in Dekalb County AL.  She was retired from the Roper Corporation and was a member of the Spring Creek Baptist Church.

 Mrs. Harkins was preceded in death by her father and mother, Willie and Dovie Hulgan Brewster; sister, Patty Sigler; brothers, James Brewster and Tom Henry Brewster.

 Mrs. Brewster is survived by sons and daughters-in-law, Ricky and Patsy Peek of Trion, GA; Michael and Cathy Stancil of Summerville, GA; daughters and sons-in-law, Jan and Randy Prince of Subligna; Lynn and Steve Evans of Summerville; Gayle and Mark Waycaster of Calhoun, GA; sisters, Gladys Hartline of Summerville, Bernice Morris of LaFayette, GA, Ollie Henderson of Rome, GA, Ruby Norris of Summerville, Louise Brewster of Summerville Bernice Morris of LaFayette, GA and Bobbie Boling of Rome, GA; brothers, Tommy Brewster of Summerville, Johnny Brewster of Summerville and Ronnie Brewster of Summerville; grandchildren, David Peek, Darlia Minard, Selena Crider, Michael Lee Stancil, Jana Evans, Eric Evans, William Stancil, Olivia Stancil and Cameron Waycaster;  9 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews also survived.

 Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, April 18, 2009, at 11:00am from the chapel of the Erwin-Pettit Funeral Home with Rev. Jimmy Wilborn officiating.  Interment will follow in Perennial Springs Cemetery. 

Mrs. Harkins will lie-in-state, Friday, April 17, 2009, at the Erwin-Petitt Funeral Home where the family will receive friends from 7 to 9 pm.

 Pall-bearers will be David Peek, Michael Lee Stancil, William Stancil,  Eric Evans, Thomas Minard, Richard Bonanno, Cameron Waycaster and Brett Peek.  Honorary pallbearers will be the Chattooga County Cancer Support Group and the United Hospice of Rome. They are asked to assemble at the funeral home by 10:30am on Saturday.

 Erwin-Petitt Funeral Home is in charge of funeral arrangements for Mrs. Billie Jo Harkins who passed away on Thursday.