|Birth: ||Feb. 22, 1928|
|Death: ||Jan. 2, 2000|
The North Georgia News; Blairsville, GA 30512
January 9, 2002; Page 4B
Mrs. Bobbie Hernden, age 73, of Blairsville, Georgia, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, January 2, 2002.
Mrs. Hernden was born on Wednesday, February 22, 1928, in Dade County, Florida, a daughter of the late Robert Yancey and Florence Hill Yancey. She and her husband moved to Blairsville in 1981 from Miami, Florida. Mrs. Hernden was a member of The Union County Historical Society and Union County Chamber of Commerce. She was a member of First United Methodist Church of Union County, where she was involved in church activities, including teaching Sunday School. Bobbie was a co-owner of 7 Creeks Housekeeping Cabins. She was a member and faithful supporter of numerous charitable organizations, local and worldwide, for many years.
Surviving are her loving husband, Marvin, of Blairsville; son and daughter-in-law, Robert and Mary Ellen Hernden, of Blairsville and Ralph and Michelle Hernden, also of Blairsville; three grandchildren, Angie Hernden Pollard, Jessica Hernden, Ashley Harris; great granddaughter, Isabella Pollard; many friends and other relatives also survive.
Funeral services were held Saturday, January 5, 2002 at 2 pm from First United Methodist Church of Union County with Rev. Eddie Herring and Rev. Asbury Craft officiating. The eulogy was presented by her daughter-in-law, Michelle. Special music for the service was presented by Martha Cone, Keith DeFoor and Jeff Baumann. The following gentlemen served as pallbearers: Les Myers, Bill Curlee, Glen Kite, Fred Williams, Paul Colditz, Don Kemp, Cal Pollard, Ralph Hernden, and Robert Hernden. Serving as honorary escort to the family was Tommy Rogers, Bud Akins and Carlton Shaw. Interment was in Choestoe Cemetery in Blairsville. In lieu of flowers, the family has suggested memorial contributions be made to First United Methodist Church Building Fund, 859 Hwy 515, Blairsville, GA 30512.
Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville in charge of arrangements.
Robert C. Yancey (1894 - 1971)
Marvin Henry Hernden (1926 - 2009)*
Created by: Chuck Garland
Record added: May 31, 2005
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