2012-11-07 / Obituaries


Mrs. Helen Middleton of Colquitt died Sunday, November 4, 2012, at her residence.

Funeral services will be Tuesday, November 6, at 11 a.m. at Colquitt First Baptist Church Worship Center with Dr. Carl Marshall and Rev. Charles Barineau officiating. A private family committal will be held at Gordon Cemetery.

Mrs. Helen was owner of Helen’s Pirates Cove in Colquitt and was a member of Colquitt First Baptist Church.

She is survived by two sons, Carroll (Jan) Middleton of Colquitt and Willie Griffin of Damascus; three daughters, Dianne (Stan) Haire, Penny Atkinson and Donna Singleton, all of Colquitt; one sister, Opal Phillips of Albany; 13 grandchildren, Brock Middleton, Keith (Misti) Middleton, Coty Middleton, Dakota Middleton, Leah (Brad) Wells, Edwin Atkinson, Stephen (Farron) Atkinson, Slade Atkinson, Clay Haire, Haley Haire and Colby Griffin, Mollie (Rick) Zeigler, Lauren (Scott) Brinson; 11 great-grandchildren, Merritt Middleton, Bowen Middleton, Caroline Middleton, Rose Middleton, Hayden Brinson, Harper Brinson, Braylee Wells, Reyse Atkinson, Holden Richardson, Tanner Blaire, Tristan Blaire.

She was preceded in death by one daughter, Tracey Maude Middleton, and one son-in-law. Edwin Atkinson Jr.

In leiu of flowers, please make a donation to your favorite charity.

Colquitt Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

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