Gearldine Epps, 81, of Atlanta died Saturday, Nov. 14, 2015, in Texarkana, Texas.
Ms. Epps was born Aug. 4, 1934, in Shiloh, Texas. She was a homemaker and a member of Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church.
Survivors include five sons, James R. Smith, Arthur Chandler and Andrew Epps Jr., of Atlanta, Jimmy Stiger of Oklahoma City and Jerry Chandler of Coppell, Texas; three daughters, Alice Smith of Houston, Carolyn Cook of Atlanta and Yvette Berrian of Louisiana; 36 grandchildren; 35 great-grandchildren; and a number of other relatives.
Services will be noon Saturday at First Baptist Church, Atlanta, with Elder B.C. James officiating. Burial will be in Shiloh Cemetery under direction of Coleman-Atlanta Funeral Home.
The body may be viewed noon to 5 p.m. today with visitation 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.