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Linda Kay Herrin

Obituary Date: Saturday, February 25, 2023
Linda Kay Herrin, age 69 of Clarkesville, passed away on Saturday, February 25, 2023 at her home, surrounded by family. 
 
Born on January 24, 1954, she was a daughter of Stella Smith Cleveland and the late Talmadge Watson Herrin. Ms. Herrin worked in accounting and bookkeeping for 25 years. At the age of 63, she received her Bachelors degree in accounting from Piedmont College and continued work towards her Masters degree. Ms. Herrin was proud of growing up on Mud Creek, and was a member of Mud Creek Baptist Church, where her grandfather, the late John Herrin, pastored in her childhood. Ms. Herrin was a friend to all who met her and known for her wit and laughter. She enjoyed sharing family genealogy and childhood stories with her children and grandchildren. Favorite pastimes included singing, quilting, reading, puzzles, auctions, coin collecting, and she loved the smell of jasmine in the summer. Her greatest joy came from spending time with her loved ones.
 
In addition to her father, Ms. Herrin is preceded in death by her brother, Clinton Herrin; sister, Shelby Jean Breeding Herrin; step-father, Grover Cleveland; niece, Amy Baugh Stagner; paternal grandparents, John and Effie Herrin; and maternal grandparents, Luther and Martha Smith.
 
In addition to her mother, survivors include sons, Adam Arrowood and Kevin Dodson; daughters, Jill Arrowood and Shayna Arrowood; grandsons, Austin and Peyton Kinnarath; granddaughters, Nevaja and Isabella Brown; brothers James and Watson Herrin; sister, Martha Ann Galloway; and many nieces, nephews, and cousins.
 
Graveside services are scheduled for 2:00 pm, Tuesday, February 28, 2023 at New Hope Baptist Church Cemetery with Rev. John Umberhant officiating.
 
The family will receive friends from 12:00 until 1:30 pm at the funeral home on Tuesday, February 28, 2023. 
 
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. 
Funeral Date
02/28/2023 at 2:00PM
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McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home
Phone
706-778-8668
Address
175 VFW Post Rd, PO Box 725, Cornelia 30531
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