JoNell Dykes, age 81, went to be with the Lord on February 17, 2013 at home. She was born on June 27, 1930 to Phillip and Myra (Howard) Smith in Newborn, GA. She married Terry Dykes. Jonell worked as an Account Bookkeeper at Ernst & Young Accounting, and was a member of Knights Baptist Church where she sang in the choir. She is survived by her husband of 48 years, Terry Dykes, one son, Terry M. Dykes, three daughters: Billie Strickland, Peggy Reed, and Betty Kofmehl; one sister, Doris Hawthorn; 9 grandchildren, and 33 great grandchildren.
Visitation for Mrs. Dykes will be on Thursday evening from 6 -8 pm at Wells Memorial & Event Center. Funeral will be at 11 am on Friday February 22, 2013 at Wells Memorial. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery.