Lauretta Corine Bacon age 88 of Jonesboro passed away Sunday September 26th . Mrs. Bacon was a retiree of J.C. Penny and one who never met a stranger. Mrs. Bacon was famous for her award winning chocolate chip cookies (per children and grandchildren), She loved to cross stitch and made table cloths for all her grandchildren. Mrs. Bacon is survived by her son: Lonnie (Miriam) Bacon of Marietta. Three daughters: Elva (Eddie) Norton of McDonough, Mary (Bill) Abrams of Hampton and Hazel (Mark)Gurdus of Armonk,N.Y., thirteen Grandchildren and ten Great Grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her parents Ammos and Anne Buckwalter Landis, son: Troy Bacon, Jr. and daughter: Nancy Banks, brothers and sisters. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday,September 29th at 2:00 p.m. in the First Baptist Church of Jonesboro with Rev. W. Irvin Pearre officiating. Mrs. Bacon will lie-in-state at the church one hour prior to service time. Interment will follow in Sherwood Memorial Park. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Tuesday September 28th from 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. Tara Garden Chapel, 681 North Ave., Jonesboro, Ga. 30236 (770)471-7171 is in charge of arrangements.