(FIVE POINTS) Jack Lee Preston, 85, of Five Points passed away Nov. 8, 2021, at his residence.

The funeral was at 2 p.m. EST on Friday, Nov. 12, at Johnson Brown Service Funeral Home with Chaplain Tim Callaway officiating. Burial with military honors followed in Johnson Memorial Gardens.

Mr. Preston was born in Cedartown, Ga., on Feb. 17, 1936, and retired from the U. S. Army as a master sergeant. After his retirement from the army, he worked as a ranger for Pine Mountain Boy Scout Camp for 12 years.

He is survived by his brother, James "Jim" Preston; four sons, Henry Wayne Atkins, Richard Mike Atkins (Teresa), Walter Eugene "Bubba" Preston and Jackie Lamar Preston (Machelle); 13 grandchildren, 22 great-grandchildren, two great-great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces and nephews. Mr. Preston was preceded in death by his loving wife, Orrie Mae Preston, and seven of his eight siblings.

Johnson Brown-Service Funeral Home, Valley.

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