Helen Cleo Washington, 87, of Atlanta died Friday, May 18, 2012, in a local nursing home.
Mrs. Washington was born June 12, 1924, in Linden, Texas. She was a retired educator and member of Enon First Baptist Church, Atlanta.
Survivors include one son, Edward Lee Washington of Atlanta; one daughter, Helen Marie Peters of Atlanta; three brothers, E.M. Mack of Greenville, Texas, the Rev. Willie Mack of Mount Pleasant, Texas, and Lamar Edwards of Dallas; two sisters, Ruby Davis of Los Angeles and Betty Mack Bolding of Lancaster, Texas; two granddaughters, Jennifer Jones and Sonya Washington of Atlanta; one great-grandson, Curtis Smith of Atlanta; and a number of other relatives.
Services will be 11 a.m. Friday at First Baptist Church, Atlanta with the Rev. Ortis Winkley Jr. officiating. Burial will be in Pine Crest Cemetery under direction of Coleman-Atlanta Funeral Home.
The body may be viewed from noon to 5 p.m. today at the funeral home.