Lou Edna Ginn


Lou Edna Slater Ginn, 80, of Elberton, GA, passed away Monday afternoon, July 13, 2015, at The Oaks of Athens.

Born April 21, 1935, in Toccoa, GA, she was the daughter of the late J. C. “Pete” and Vera Mae Andrews Slater. She was the widow of the late James Guy “Gabby” Ginn and sister of the late Revonda (Decker) Harbert. She was the mother-in-law of the late Don Williams. She was a 1954 graduate of Lavonia High School and was a member of the Beta Club. She was a resident of Fulton and DeKalb counties for almost 55 years and was retired from J C Penny of Northlake Mall in 1996. She was a member of Middle River Baptist Church.

Survivors include her son, James (Mike) Ginn, of Elberton, Ga; two daughters: Janice and husband Johnny Bolton, of Dacula, Ga; and Jamie Williams of Tignall, GA; Two grandsons, Christopher Ginn and Blake Ginn; two brothers, Herman Slater and wife Jodi, Woodstock, Ga, and Frank Slater and wife Judy, Hartwell; two sisters, Daimy Keese and husband Jon, Seneca, SC, and Claudia Hamby, and husband Cecil, Evans GA.

Services will be 2pm, Thursday afternoon at the B D Ginn Memorial Chapel with Rev. Britt Ginn. Burial will be in Middle River Baptist Church Cemetery.

The body is at the Ginn Funeral Home, Carnesville. The families are at their respective homes. They will receive friends from 4 until 8pm Wednesday evening at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the Middle River Baptist Church, 544 Highway 326, Carnesville, Ga 30521 for the memory of Lou Edna (Slater) Ginn. Condolences may be sent to the family at ginnfuneralhome.com.


  1. So sorry for your loss. I know it was hard to let her go you all were really close.
    You are in my prayers . I wish I could have been there to show my respect but I
    just found out about her passing away two weeks late. Love you Jamie & Mike
    please call me if you need anything at all! Love, Angelia Lester

  2. Dear Family,

    May Jehovah God comfort you during this time of loss. Though there may be little that can be said or done to ease your pain, may you find comfort in knowing that many care and sympathize with your sadness. Always know that Jehovah God is with you to strengthen and guide you. May your trust in his promise of a resurrection bring you peace. – Acts 24:15

    Warm Regards,
    K. L. Banks

  3. Victor & LeAnne Lay
    July 23, 2015 - 12:06 pm

    Janice & Johnny

    May God see you through this difficult time. God has his loving arms wrapped around you and your family.

    God Bless!

  4. Richard & Toni Grimes
    July 15, 2015 - 8:48 am

    We are so sorry about the passing of Mrs. Ginn. She was a very sweet lady. We will miss her as our neighbor.

  5. sandra langford
    July 14, 2015 - 10:04 pm

    Sorry to hear about your Mom. Sandra

  6. Sandra Blalock Langford
    July 14, 2015 - 9:21 pm

    Sorry to hear about your MOM
    I know she will be missed by you and your family,
    my Mom is still living but she has no idea what
    is going on she is blind and bed ridden 98 years
    God bless you and your family

  7. May God bless and comfort the family during this difficult time. We will all miss Lou Edna may she rest in peace with the Lord.

  8. Linda & Johnny Burns
    July 14, 2015 - 6:23 pm

    Thinking of you all. God Bless and keep you all in his loving hands.

  9. Linda & Johnny Burns
    July 14, 2015 - 6:17 pm

    We are so very sorry about your mother death. Her pain was so much worse than the pain you are felling in her lose. You three were her life and she will live in your hearts for ever. God bless each of you and give you peace. Love to each of you, Johnny & Linda Burns

  10. Mike & Teresa Buckner
    July 14, 2015 - 5:42 pm

    My heart breaks for you Jamie. No words can ever express the sorrow of losing a parent. You and the family are in my thoughts and prayers. I am just a phone call away. God’s promise to us is we will see them again. May she rest in the arms of the lord for eternity.

  11. She was always good to my daddy and she was like a 2nd mother to him. Always cooked good southern meals. She will be missed. She is resting in heaven with my daddy.

  12. Dennis Henderson
    July 14, 2015 - 1:38 pm

    May God bless and comfort this family during the coming days. My prayers are extended to you.

  13. Helen Whitehead
    July 14, 2015 - 8:26 am

    Life has to end, Love & Thoughts do not. Will miss you dear friend!!

  14. Keeping the family in my thoughts and prayers. I will always remember Aunt LouEdna. She is as peace with God now. Love and strength to Jamie, Mike and Janice.

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