Carolyn Nancy Franklin Perry, age 78, of Mt. Airy, passed away on Thursday, January 13, 2022.
Born on July 14, 1943, in Mt. Airy, she was a daughter of the late Lawrence and Flora Mae Murray Franklin. Mrs. Perry was a seamstress at Carwood Manufacturing for many years. She loved her family, enjoyed gardening, and was a member of Glade Creek Baptist Church.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brothers, Arnold Franklin and J.L. Franklin and sister, Christine Broome.
Survivors include her husband of 61 years, Eugene “Doc” Perry of Mt. Airy; son and daughter-in-law, Rodney Eugene Perry and Crystal of Mt. Airy; grandchildren, Clay Perry and Carson Perry; sisters, Lillian Perry of Mt. Airy and Helen Clark of Toccoa; sisters-in-law, Ovaline Abernathy of Calhoun and Gen Ward of Mt. Airy; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services are scheduled for 2:00 pm on Tuesday, January 18, 2022, in the Chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart with Rev. Larry Perry officiating. Interment will follow in Glade Creek Baptist Church Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 12:00 noon until the service hour on Tuesday at the funeral home.
Flowers are accepted or donations may be made to Glade Creek Baptist Church, 884 Toccoa Highway, Mt. Airy, Georgia 30563.
Those in attendance are asked to please adhere to public health and social distancing guidelines regarding COVID-19.
An online guest register is available and may be viewed at www.mcgaheegriffinandstewart.com.
McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home of Cornelia, Georgia (706/778-8668) is in charge of arrangements.