Winifred Beckett of Stockbridge, Georgia, a former longtime resident of Montclair, died on Sunday, March 13, 2022. She was 82.

Born in 1939 in Montclair, Mrs. Beckett was a graduate of Montclair High School and worked for many years at Nishuane School. 

She was a member of St. Paul Baptist Church, Montclair, and its choir.

Mrs. Beckett is survived by her children, Karen Beckett, Hope Gulledge, Sandra Jenkins, Winifred Broadnax and Henry Beckett; 18 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; a sister, June Goodson, and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Visitation and a memorial service will be held Thursday, March 24, at 11 a.m. at St. Paul Baptist Church, 119 Elm St.

Arrangements were by the Watkins Funeral Home, Jonesboro, Georgia.