Doris Ella Olmstead, of Newnan, passed away on December 26, 2018. She was born in Sargent, Georgia on March 10, 1931 to the late Barney Johns and Cora Nancy Johns. Mrs. Olmstead had a career as an operator with Southern Bell. She was a Baptist and was a member at Macedonia Baptist Church.
In addition to her parents, Mrs. Doris Ella Olmstead is preceded in death by her husband, Olin Clifford Olmstead; her brother, Clifford Buddy Johns; her sisters, Mary Clyde Madaris, Lillie Mae Cargal, and Frances Harris.
Mrs. Olmstead is survived by her son, Anthony Olmstead (Debra); her nieces and nephews, Nancy Ann Hutten, Gordon S. Cargal, Carla Cargal, Regina Arroyo, and Pete Harris; her grandchildren, Steven and Bryan; her great grandchild, Olivia Bleu. Online condolences may be sent to the funeral home by visiting www.higginsfuneralhomes.com
A funeral service will be held at Higgins Hillcrest Chapel on Saturday, December 29, 2018 at 11 a.m. Minister Tim Cook will officiate the service. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 10 a.m. until service time on Saturday. A committal service will directly follow the funeral and will be held at Oak Hill Cemetery in Newnan. Higgins Hillcrest Chapel, 770-253-4723