Joan Ginn

Joan Ginn

Joan Rogers Ginn, 86, of Carnesville, GA, passed away Thursday evening, November 12, 2015, at the Athens Regional Medical Center.
Born December 26, 1928, in Huntsville, Alabama, she was the daughter of the late Virgil Llewellyn and Martha Steakly Rogers. She was the widow of the late Robert S. Ginn, Sr. The last member of her immediate family, she was the sister of the late Mary Jo Holt, Robert Wayne Rogers, Edna Dawkins, Virgil Llewallyn “Welly” Rogers, and Sarah Park. She grew up in Royston, GA and attended Royston High School and graduated from Huntsville High School. She worked with her husband at Ginn Funeral Home and was a teacher’s aide at Carnesville Elementary for many years. She was a member of the Carnesville Woman’s Club and the Franklin County Retired Teacher’s Association.
She is survived by two sons and daughter-in-laws, Sid and Lynn Ginn, Carnesville, and David and Becky Ginn, Canon, GA; two daughters and son-in-law, Mary Beth Westbrook, Carnesville, and Susan G. and Dale Hodges, Boston, GA; six grandchildren, Erin Register, Katrina Calderwood, Britt Ginn, John Lee Ginn, Taylor Brown, and Natalie Hodges; and nine great-grandchildren, Kaliegh Ginn, Ivey Ginn, Claire Conner, J D Ginn, Georgia Ginn, Sarah Calderwood, Philip Calderwood, Gavin Calderwood, and Roper Brown; many loving nieces and nephews: her sister-in-law, Mary Ann Taylor, Toccoa, GA; two special friends, Camilla Jordan and Jimmie Van Winkle; and her beloved miniature poodle, Charlie.
Services will be 2 pm Sunday afternoon, November 15, 2015, at the B. D. Ginn Memorial Chapel of Ginn Funeral Home with Rev. Grady Jordan and Rev. Britt Ginn. Interment will be in the Cross Roads Baptist Church Cemetery.
The body is at the Ginn Funeral Home. The family will receive friends from 5 until 8pm Saturday evening. Those wishing to make memorials please do so to the Cross Roads Baptist Church Cemetery Fund, P.O. Box 805, Carnesville, Georgia 30521, or to the Franklin County Retired Teacher’s Association.

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  1. jason Thornhill/Pierce Chemicals
    November 16, 2015 - 8:05 pm

    Sid,
    So sorry to hear about your loss!! Please know that my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family as you go through this difficult time!

    Jason Thornhill
    Pierce Chemicals

  2. Susan and Larry Gorman
    November 16, 2015 - 12:29 pm

    Ginn Family, we are so sorry for your loss..

  3. Sid I am so sorry for your loss. You and your family are in our prayers.

  4. Sidney, I am so sorry to hear about your mother. I remember her and Mrs. McCall being my P.E. teacher in elementary school.

  5. Ginn Family, so sorry for your loss, please except my sincere condolences.

  6. Robert & Mary Davison Duvall
    November 16, 2015 - 2:29 am

    So sorry to for your loss of your mother. We didn’t hear about it until I read about it tonight. You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers. may God give you comfort during this time of grieving. We loved your family and you and everything you have done for us especially Robert’s mother. We will never forget how kind you were to her. We will be praying for the family.

  7. Sid,
    My deepest sympathy to the family,
    I will keep you in my thoughts and prayers.
    Love,
    Jamie

  8. Robert L. Turner
    November 15, 2015 - 9:03 pm

    I WAS SORRY I WAS UNABLE TO ATTEND THE SERVICE, BUT I KNOW YOU HAVE MANY MEMORIES TO HELP SUSTAIN YOU THROUGH THE YEARS. JOAN WAS A LONGTIME FRIEND, AND I HAVE GOOD MEMORIES THAT I ALSO CHERISH.

  9. Sid and family so sorry for your loss. You are in my thoughts and prayers.

  10. Bob and Betty Deal
    November 15, 2015 - 5:58 pm

    Joan was a special lady. I enjoyed working with her at Carnesville Elementary for many years. We shared a love of reading and good books. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you at this time of loss.
    Bob and Betty Deal

  11. Jack and Mary Andrews
    November 15, 2015 - 2:07 pm

    Dear Sid and family,we were deeply sadden to hear of the passing of your dear mother,Joan.
    She was a gracious lady and will be missed by all that knew her.
    We will always remember and appreciate the compassion,kindness,and support that she gave
    our family in our time of sorrow and need. Please accept our most sincere condolence and be
    assured that you are in our thoughts and prayers.
    Love,Jack and Mary

  12. Mike and Deborah Vestal
    November 15, 2015 - 9:38 am

    Sid and Family, know that we are praying for you during this time of loss.

    Mike and Deborah Vestal
    Townsend Brothers Funeral Home

  13. Joan had a patient and kind spirit, and she was one smart lady! She was our internet at Carnesville Elementary before the World Wide Web. My prayers are with her sweet family. Much love, Janet

  14. Rosena Garrison & Carol Hodgkins
    November 15, 2015 - 4:32 am

    So thankful to have stopped by yesterday to get the news. We are sad she is gone but glad she is where she should be. Love to all. Rosena and Carol.

  15. Sid,
    So sorry to hear about your mom. You all will be in my prayers. God bless.
    Steve

  16. Larry & Evie Whitfield
    November 14, 2015 - 11:30 am

    So sorry to hear about Joan’s death. She was a special lady!! We have so many fond memories of her & Robert. Those years were a special time for us!!

    Larry & Evie

  17. Bill & Jean Owens
    November 14, 2015 - 10:14 am

    Sid and family we are very sorry to hear of your mother’s passing. She was lots of fun and a wonderful person to be with. May God bless and comfort each of you.
    Bill & Jean Owens

  18. Sid,
    So sorry to hear about your mother. You and your family will be in my prayers. If there is anything I can do, please let me know.
    Ted

  19. Sherry Jan Norton
    November 14, 2015 - 5:29 am

    Sid and family, I am sorry for your loss. You have my sympathy and prayers.

    Sherry Jan Norton

  20. Sid I am so sorry to hear of your mother’s passing.

  21. Linda & Blanton Payne
    November 13, 2015 - 9:14 pm

    Sid and Family,
    So sorry to hear about Joan. She was such a smart lady! You have our deepest sympathy.

  22. Sid, I am so sorry for the loss of your mom. My heart and prayers go out to you and your family. If there is anything I can do please let me know. May God Bless you and hold you in the palm of His hand at this most sad time. Love Martin and Cheryl Hicks

  23. James & Linda Mason
    November 13, 2015 - 6:51 pm

    To All of Joan’s Family: I was deeply sadden to learn of Joan’s passing . I worked with Joan at Carnesville Elementary for a long time. She was a special person and friend to me. I will always remember our talks and laughs. All of you are in my thoughts and prayers. With Love. Linda Mason

  24. (lucy)janeayersfisher
    November 13, 2015 - 5:10 pm

    I have so many fond memories of Joan. She was a wonderful lady. She is now in heaven with so many loved ones.

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