Victims in Deadly Wrong-Way Crash Laid to Rest
COLQUITT, GA - The victims in this weekend's deadly wrong-way head-on accident in Early County, Georgia, were laid to rest Wednesday.
75-year-old Glynn Austin Henley and his wife, 70-year-old Gloria Henley, were driving with their daughter Lori Renee Haire and son Kim Henley when a drunk driver who was going the wrong way on Highway 84 in Jakin hit them head-on. All but Kim were killed.
On Wednesday, Glynn, Gloria and Lori were laid to rest.
Hundreds of people turned out to pay their respects to a family that has touched many lives.
Glynn Henley was a farmer and deacon of Macedonia Freewill Baptist Church. His wife, Gloria, was a Sunday school teacher there.
Their daughter, Lori, was the church's music director. She also managed Wilkin's IGA. On Wednesday, the store was closed and a black ribbon tied to the door in honor of the Henley family.
Glynn and Gloria are survived by two children and four grandchildren. Lori leaves behind two sons, Austin and Henley haire.
The Henley's son, Kim, survived the accident and is expected to make a full recovery.
Charges are pending against the driver who hit the Henleys, 53-year-old Eric Strouth. Georgia State Patrol are still investigating.
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