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Leonard Autry Ginn

Obituary Date: Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Leonard Autry Ginn, age 78 of Maysville, Georgia who entered into rest Tuesday, December 13, 2016. Mr. Ginn was born in Jefferson, Georgia, a son to the late Alfred and Narcy Turk Ginn. Mr. Ginn worked for the Jackson County Board of Education beginning in 1968 and retired as the Transportation Supervisor in 2000. Prior to that, Mr. Ginn worked for the Georgia Forestry Commission for seven years. Mr. Ginn was an avid Sportsman who enjoyed hunting and fishing and was a member of the Lebanon Methodist Church. Mr. Ginn was a veteran of the U.S. Army, serving in the Vietnam War. In addition to his parents, Mr. Ginn was preceded in death by his brother, James L. Ginn.

Survivors include his wife, Jane Jones Whitmire of Maysville, daughters, Krista G. Adkins of Jefferson, Kathy Whitmire of Maysville, Tammy McKinney of Maysville; Eight Grandchildren, Ella Adkins, Trey Adkins, Ashley Hopper, Blake Brookshire, Ty Finch, Kolton Jones, Gracyn McKinney, Knox McKinney, 2 great grandchildren, Finley Hopper and Riot Brookshire, brother, Joe Ginn of Jefferson and a nephew, Chip Sims, also survives.

The Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, December 17, 2016 at 1:00pm in the Chapel of Evans Funeral Home with Pastor Carey Strickland officiating. The burial will follow in the Evans Memory Gardens with Andy Evans, Kolton Jones, Ty Finch, Trey Adkins, Blake Brookshire, Shane Hopper, Chip Sims, Knox McKinney and McCade Sims honored as pallbearers. The visitation will be held on Friday evening from 5 – 8 PM at Evans Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers, those who wish may make memorials to the Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, Kansas 66675.

Evans Funeral Home, 1350 Winder Highway, Jefferson, Georgia. 706-367-5467.

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Funeral Date
12/17/2016 at 1:00PM
Funeral Home
Evans Funeral Home
(706) 367-5467
1350 Winder Hwy, Jefferson 30549