Friday, November 18, 2011
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Evelyn Hawkins Myers of Forest Park, GA died Wednesday November 16, 2011 at her residence. She was born on November 27, 1926 in Cordele, GA to John and Mary Roberts Hawkins. She attended the University of Georgia School of Journalism and loved the Bulldogs. She loved Gospel and Country music, the Atlanta Braves and enjoyed yard sales and flea markets. In her youth she was the spitting image of Vivian Leigh. She dearly loved her children, grandchildren and will be greatly missed by her family. Mrs. Myers is survived by son and daughter-in-law Jimmy and Cristy Myers, Jr. of Lawrenceville, GA; daughter Rosalyn Myers of Stone Mountain, Ga and friend Kathy Smith of Stone Mountain, Ga; daughter and son-in-law Janice and Lanny Herdt of Conyers, Ga, daughter and son-in-law Pam and Bobby Sigman of Covington, Ga, daughter and son-in-law Frances and Terry Kight of Senoia, Ga; grandchildren Billy (Pam) James, Jennifer (Rob) Thomas, Carrie (Robbie) Adams, Charlie (Emperor) Herdt, Lindsay Sitz and Adam (Meghan) Sitz; 9 great grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews. She is preceded in death by her parents John and Mary Roberts Hawkins and her six siblings. Services will be held at 2:00PM on Thursday November 17, 2011 in the Chapel of Wheeler Funeral Home. Interment will be at 2:00PM on Friday November 18, 2011 at Rest Haven Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Thursday, November 17, 2011 from 1:00 - 2:00PM prior to the service. Guest may sign the online register book at www.wheelerfuneralhome.com.