Mrs. Eugenia “Gene”(Batson) Whitworth, 87, of Royston formerly of Lavonia died Wednesday September 4, 2013 at Brown Memorial Convalescent Center. Funeral Services will be held at 2 pm Friday September 6, 2013 at the Lavonia First Baptist Church. Burial will follow in Lavonia City Cemetery. The family will receive friends at Strickland Funeral Home Thursday evening from 6 pm to 8pm. At other times the families will be at their respective homes. Flowers are optional or memorials may be made to Lavonia First Baptist Church Building Fund. Strickland Funeral Home Lavonia Chapel is in charge of the arrangements. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.stricklandfh.com.