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Regina Barnett Nunn

Obituary Date: Sunday, May 3, 2020

Regina Barnett Nunn, age 70 of Clarkesville passed away Sunday, May 3, 2020 following an extended illness.

Born in Portales, New Mexico on October 1, 1949, Mrs. Nunn was the daughter of the late George W. and Margie Emma Hulsey Barnett.  Mrs. Nunn accepted Jesus Christ as her personal savior in May of 1958.  She had a heavy burden for foreign missions.  She graduated from Stephens County High School in 1967 and studied art with Albert Dorne for 2 years.  She attended the Writers Institute at Mercer University and she wrote children’s books, short stories and was writing a devotional book.  Mrs. Nunn was employed as a nurse’s aide with Stephens County Hospital and later as an operator for General Telephone.  She also sat with elderly, ran a cleaning business and was the Accelerated Christian Education Supervisor at Central Heights Christian School. Mrs. Nunn was very active in home missions in Stephens, Banks, Hall and Habersham Counties.  She taught GA’s, Acteens, Mission Friends, Sunday School and Disciple Training, as well as having served as WMU Director, VBS Director, Missions Director in Alto for three years, Child Evangelism Fellowship Prayer Chairman for Georgia for three years.  She and her husband Jerry also held Backyard Bible Clubs, Good News Clubs, Five Day Clubs, and had a “Tele-A-Story” Telephone Ministry out of their home for over five years.  Mrs. Nunn was a member of Bethlehem Baptist Church and also enjoyed art, writing, sewing, gardening and decorating.  In addition to her parents, Mrs. Nunn is preceded in death by daughter Noell Nunn and brother Melvin Barnett.

Survivors include her loving husband of 52 years Jerry Nunn of Clarkesville, sons Paul Nunn of Cleveland and Ashley Nunn of Springfield, MO, son and daughter in law Adam and Kristen Nunn of Montana, brother Leroy Barnett of Atlanta, sisters Margaret Zadell and Lydia Gastley both of North Carolina, as well as nine grandchildren and five great grandchildren.

In consideration of public health and safety, private graveside services will be held at Hillside Gardens Cemetery on Thursday, May 7, 2020.

An online guestbook is available at HillsideMemorialChapel.com 

Arrangements by Hillside Memorial Chapel and Gardens, Clarkesville. 706-754-6256.

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Hillside Memorial Chapel
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