Mr. Ebbin Earl Dula

Mr. Ebbin Earl Dula, age 33, of Newnan, GA, passed away April 28, 2013. He was born July 2, 1979, in Kinston, NC. He was a disabled veteran of the U.S. Army during the Gulf War Era, and had re-enrolled in St. Leo University, pursuing a Criminal Justice degree, and was Baptist by faith.

He was preceded in death by his grandfather, Royce Franklin Whaley, and grandmother, Mary Potter.

Survivors are his wife, Raymeesha “Ray” Freeman Dula of Newnan; mother, Annette Dula Taylor; step-father, Nick Brown of Kinston, NC; children, Blake Kyndall Turner, Madison Sierra Warren, Royce Ebbin Dula, Eyan Aleq Dula, Emmarie Michelle Dula and Erianna Raye Dula; brothers, Elmer Earl Daughety III, of Kinston, NC, Eric Wayne Taylor; grandmother, Sally Whaley of LaGrange, NC; in-laws, Sobeye A. Freeman Sr., Michelle H. Freeman, both of Suffolk, VA; brothers-in-law, S. Aleq Freeman Jr. of Cape May, NJ, Daraun L. Freeman of Atlanta; in-law grandmother, Lauretta Freeman of Chestertown, MD; in-law great-grandmother, Lula O. Washington; aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews and friends.

Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, May 4 at 1 p.m. from the Heatherwood Baptist Church, 721 Shenandoah Boulevard, Newnan, GA 30265, with Dr. Joel S. Dover officiating.

The family will receive friends at the church from 11 a.m. until the service hour on Saturday.

Private interment services will be held at a later date in the Georgia National Cemetery in Canton, GA.

In lieu of flowers, the family respectfully requests donations to a Memorial Fund c/o The Dula Family Fund at any Regions Bank.

You may share your thoughts and memories in the online guestbook at www.hightowersmemorial.com .

Arrangements are entrusted to Hightower’s Memorial Chapel and Cremation Service, Douglasville; 770-489-2818.


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