Emelyn Anna “Lynn” Harrelson, 86 of Douglasville passed away on
Saturday, Oct. 12. She was born in Franklin County, GA., on
Oct. 16, 1926 to the late Doyle J. Tatum and the late Anna Belle
Peace Tatum. She was a member of Sunset Hills Baptist Church and she was
She was preceded in death by her husband, William Leon Harrelson; son,
Gary Harrelson; sisters, Flossie Crankshaw, Naomi Goodwin, Lucy
Scarbrough, Elsie Campbell, Gladys Moody; brothers, Harlan Tatum, Ernest
Tatum, Floyd Tatum, Bill Tatum, Lambert Tatum.
She is survived by her daughter-in-law, Sue Harrelson of Winston;
sister, Bertha Hudgens of Fayetteville; brother, Donald Tatum of College
Park; grandchildren, Katie and Nick Long of Douglasville, Jodi and
Chris Goodwin of Douglasville; great-grandson, Jacob Goodwin and several
nieces and nephews.
Funeral Services will be held Wednesday, Oct. 16, at 11 a.m.
from Hightower’s Memorial Chapel with Reverend Ikey Watson officiating.
A graveside service will be held at Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens, 5775
Mallory Road, College Park, Georgia 30349, at 2:00 pm Wednesday afternoon.
The family will receive friends on Tuesday, Oct. 15, from 4 until 8 p.m. at the funeral home.
Flowers will be accepted or contributions may be made to Sunset Hills
Baptist Church Special Offering, 2079 Midway Road, Douglasville, Georgia