Mr. Loye C. Head, age 82, of Plainville, GA and formerly of Dahlonega died October 28, 2009.
Mr. Head was born in Lumpkin County, GA and had lived in Lumpkin County most of his life. He had lived in Gordon County for the past 11 years. He was a member of Concord Baptist Church in Lumpkin County and was a retired telephone lineman with Standard Telephone Company.
He was the son of the late Joe and Ellen Butler Head and was also preceded in death by a grandson, Jeffrey Ballard.
Loye is survived by his wife, Elizabeth Head, Plainville, GA; daughter and son-in-law, Mildred and Wayne Ballard, Calhoun, GA; sons and daughters-in-law, Michael and Kay Head, Gray, TN, Richard and Joyce Head, Murrayville, GA, Mark and Carole Head, Plainville, GA; brother, Broton Head, Dahlonega, GA; sisters, Mary Lou Trammell, Dahlonega, GA, Blonnie Wimpy, Dahlonega, GA, and Margie Jobson, Acworth, GA. 7 grandchildren, 5 great-grandchildren, and a number of other relatives also survive.
Funeral services are scheduled for 3 PM Saturday October 31, 2009 at Concord Baptist Church in Lumpkin County. Rev. Lyman Caldwell and Rev. Dean Bryant will officiate.
Interment will follow in the church cemetery.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Friday from 3 PM until 9 PM.
Banister Funeral Home of Dahlonega is in charge of the arrangements.