The life and legacy of Loy S. Echols 95, of Stone Mountain, Ga. will be celebrated on June 2, 2012 at 3p.m. at First Baptist Church of Stone Mountain. She was born June 15, 1916 and went to her heavenly home on May 31, 2012. She was born in Monticello, Ga. and resided in Stone Mountain, for 65 years. She was the senior member of First Baptist Church of Stone Mountain. She retired as a seamstress from Rich's and J.C. Penney and continued to be a seamstress for family and friends until her passing. She is survived by daughter Joan Ayers and husband Ellis, son David Echols and wife Kay, daughter Shirley Payne, son Harold Echols and wife Diane, son Doug Echols and wife Janis and son Allen Echols, twelve grandchildren and 20 great grandchildren. In lieu of flowers the family requests memorials in her honor to your favorite charity or to Abbey Hospice, 215 Azalea Court, Social Circle, Ga. 30025. The family will receive friends Friday from 5:00 until 8:00 p.m. and Saturday from 1:00 until 2:00 p.m. at Wages & Sons Stone Mountain Chapel 770 469-9811.

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  1. Dear Janis and Doug,
    I am so sorry to hear about Mrs. Echols’ death. It is so hard to lose your mother. She was a blessing to everyone in your family, I know. I send my love and prayers to you and your family.
    Love, Lynn

  2. Dear Phil, Joy and girls,

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you all as well as all the Echols family. Rejoice in the Lord for this day the Lord as made for each of us. I know your grandmother is rejoice now with the Lord.

    God bless

  3. TO the Family, your mother was a very special lady, I enjoyed the times when I took her to see the christmas lights in Stone Mountain and sitting at the table with her on Wednesday night suppers at church. She loved her family and her church family. We will miss her deeply. Love and prayers,Barbara and Richard Joiner

  4. Today we too celebrate the life of a precious lady. She has meant so much not only to us personally but also to Stone Mountain First Baptist Church. Our prayers are with all the family during this time.

  5. My heart goes out to the Family of The Amazing Grandmother, Mother, and Mrs. Echols. A woman Who I have always Enjoyed, Admired, and Loved. She will always be in my heart, and loved very dearly, as well as Her Children and Grandchildred. I was very Lucky To Be Able to Call her My Mother In Law. My Friend.

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