March 8, 1951 — June 6, 2021

Hampton resident

Apostle Evelyn Louise Ponder, 70, of Hampton, passed away on Sunday, June 6, 2021, at her residence.

Apostle Ponder was born on March 8, 1951, to the late Kell Ponder and the late Lou Ellis Ponder in Spalding County. She will be greatly missed byher sons, Paul Ponder, Pastor Oliver (Deidre) Leaks and Ken Leaks; 15 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. She also leaves a host of other relatives and friends.

Visitation for Apostle Evelyn will be held from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Friday, June 11, 2021, at Burden’s Funeral Home. A homegoing celebration will be held at11 a.m. Saturday, June 12, 2021, at Fresh Manna Ministries at 619 Old Milner Road in Barnesville. The body will lie in state one hour prior to the service hour. Interment will follow in Griffin Memorial Gardens. Pastor Oliver Leaks is the eulogist.

Burden’s Funeral Home, 1512 Williamson Road, is in charge of arrangements; 678-603-1666, Please wear a mask and keep six feet between you and others.

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