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Jeffery Riddle

Obituary Date: Sunday, June 7, 2009
Jeffery Riddle, age 50 of Cornelia, passed away Saturday, June 06, 2009, at Habersham Medical Center following a sudden illness.

Born in Carter County, TN on December 18, 1958, he was the son of Martha Arnett Cress of Elizabethton, TN and the late James Cress. Mr. Riddle was an employee of Habersham Hardware having worked in the lumberyard for six years. He was a member and deacon of Northside Community Church and he enjoyed cooking, playing the guitar and taking walks on the beach.

Surviving are wife, Helen Riddle of Cornelia; daughters and son-in-laws, Beverly & Dave Gale of Cleveland and Brenda & Robert Myrick of Raleigh NC; mother, Martha Arnett Cress of Elizabethton TN; brother , Melvin Riddle & fiancée Susan Blevins of Johnson City TN; sister, Zedia Hall of Elizabethton TN; sister & brother-in-law, Michelle & Douglas Law of Johnson City TN; grandchildren, Brandy Powell, John Gale, Amon Jones; great-grandson, Jack Powell, also surviving are several nieces and nephews.

Graveside services are 2:00 pm Tuesday, June 09, 2009, at Happy Valley Memorial Park, 2708 Elizabethton Hwy, Johnson City, TN 37601, with Rev. Grant Whitton-Barger officiating. All family and friends are requested to meet the family at the graveside at 1:30 pm. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 6-9 pm on Monday. The family is at the residence of his daughter Beverly Gale, 140 Mossy Creek PT, Cleveland, GA 30528.

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McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home of Cornelia (706.778.8668) is in charge of arrangements.
Funeral Date
06/09/2009 at 12:00AM
Funeral Home
McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home