Emmett Kenneth Ghann

Born: Thu., Apr. 24, 1930
Died: Mon., Oct. 14, 2013

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Emmett Kenneth Ghann, age 83, of Union Point, GA, died Monday, October 14, 2013 at Greene Point Health and Rehabilitation in Union Point. Born in Washington, GA on April 24, 1930, he was the son of the late Willie Kenneth Ghann and Nannie B. Mathis Ghann. He graduated from Court Ground School in Washington, GA. On June 21, 1952, he married the former Joyce Tankersley of Union Point. During the Korean War, he served two years in Germany. Emmett was the owner and operator of Emmett Ghann Contracting. He was a member of Beaverdam Baptist Church and later Bethesda Baptist Church. He was an avid hunter and especially enjoyed hunting deer and rabbits. For many years they enjoyed camping and were members of Classic City Bulldog Camping Club.

Emmett is survived by his wife of sixty-one years, Joyce Ghann of Union Point, GA; a daughter, Charlotte Ghann Yearwood and husband Ronnie of Union Point, GA; granddaughter, Amy Coleman and husband James of White Plains, GA; grandson, Ryan Yearwood of Union Point, GA; a sister, Fannie Fowler of Dallas, GA; a brother, Rev. Thomas Ghann and his wife Shirley of Madison, GA; two great grandchildren, Sumner Coleman and Emma Lynn Coleman; and a number of other relatives and friends. In addition to his parents, Emmett was preceded in death by a sister, Susan Ella Combs.

Funeral Services will be held, Wednesday, October 16, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. at Bethesda Baptist Church, 1560 Bethesda Church Road, Union Point, GA 30669 with Dr. Terry Duvall, Rev. Bruce Lovin and Rev Wayne Ghann officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. Serving as pallbearers are Ryan Yearwood, James Coleman, Emma Lynn Coleman, Sumner Coleman, Amy Coleman, Gerald Tankersley, Russell Tankersley and Wayne Ghann. The family will receive friends from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Tuesday night at Callaway Funeral Home. Flowers are fine or any memorials may be made to Bethesda Baptist Church Sunday School Class Building Fund, 1560 Bethesda Church Road, Union Point, GA 30669. Callaway Funeral Home, 208 N. Rhodes Street, Union Point, GA, (706) 486-4138, is in charge of arrangements. Visit us at www.mccommonsfuneralhome.com to sign the online guest register.

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Gail & Gene Lindsey
   Posted Mon October 14, 2013
Dear Joyce, Charlotte and family, Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this time. May God hold you close and comfort you.

Terry & Elaine Cantrell
   Posted Mon October 14, 2013
Mrs. Joyce, Charlotte, Amy , Ryan, and family, We were so sorry to hear of the passing of Mr. Emmett. May God give you the strength, comfort and peace during the coming days.

Laura Jeanne Stewart
   Posted Tue October 15, 2013
May God give you comfort in your time of grief.

Paula Rhodes Swint
   Posted Tue October 15, 2013
I wanted you to know I am thinking about your family during this time of loss and sorrow. Please take comfort in Jesus's words, "I will never leave you nor forsake you". Love to each of you, Paula

Ralph & Vonnie Atkinson
   Posted Tue October 15, 2013
May the Lord bless this family. Please know that our love and prayers are with you. Mr. Emmett will be so very missed.

   Posted Tue October 15, 2013
Joyce , so sorry to learn of Emmit's passing. He did so much work for me and all was well done! I know he hadn't been himself for a while, yet it is hard to lose a loved one. You have my deepest sympathy. Best to you and yours always ? Sibley

Brenda Lindsey
   Posted Tue October 15, 2013
You are in our thoughts and prayers Brenda Lindsey and family Bobby Bell

Brenda Lindsey
   Posted Tue October 15, 2013
Miss Joyce, we send our deepest sympathy to you and your family and you are all in our thoughts and prayers. Janet Bell Ozburn Bobby Bell

   Posted Wed October 16, 2013
Mrs. Joyce and Family, I am so sorry to hear about Mr. Emmett. I remember our talks at the beauty shop and I know ya'll did the very best in taking care of him these last months. You are in my prayers.

Shirley and Emmett Caldwell
   Posted Thu October 17, 2013

Kent and Melinda Walker
   Posted Fri October 18, 2013
Sending our deepest sympathy to the entire family.