GRIFFIN – Helen S. Kinney, 91, formerly of Jefferson, died Friday, December 3, 2010.
Born on March 23, 1919, in Clarke County, she was the daughter of the late William Henry and Ida Rose Baxter Spratlin. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Jefferson, and was an avid member of the Esther Circle and ladies quilting group there for many years. She was a graduate of the Martin Institute in Jefferson, class of 1936. Mrs. Kinney was preceded in death by her husband, Hubert D. Kinney; and nine brothers and sisters.
Survivors include a son and spouse, Hugh D. and Brenda Kinney, Gainesville; daughters and spouse, Marie K. and Larry Stover and Carol K. Cannon, all of Griffin; grandchildren and spouses, Hugh Jr. and Jeni Kinney, Ross and Jenn Cannon, Stacey K. and Greg Beasley, John and Bess Stover; great-grandchildren, Matt Kinney, Lauren Kinney, Julie Beasley, Karen Beasley, Hattie Stover and Henry Stover.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, December 11, at 12 p.m. from the chapel of Evans Funeral Home with the Rev. Mike Schmid officiating. Burial will be at Woodbine Cemetery in Jefferson. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Saturday, December 11, from 10 a.m. to service time.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the First United Methodist Church, 188 Martin St., Jefferson, GA 30549.
The family would like to thank the staffs at Brightmoor Nursing Center and Brightmoor Hospice, Griffin, for the loving care she received.
Evans Funeral Home, Jefferson, is in charge of arrangements.