Ethel (Bray) Lundy

Born: Thu., Oct. 24, 1918
Died: Tue., Jun. 3, 2014


7:00 PM to 9:00 PM, Fri., Jun. 06, 2014
Location: McCommons Funeral Home

Funeral Service

3:00 PM Sat., Jun. 07, 2014
Location: Wesley Chapel Wesleyan Church

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Ethel Bray Lundy

Ethel Bray Lundy, a former teacher, DFACS caseworker and lifelong church worker, died June 3, 2014, at Boswell Parker Health and Rehabilitation in Greensboro.  She was 95.

She was born October 24, 1918, to the late William Thomas Bray and Vera Studdard Bray near Greensboro, Ga.  All of her life was spent in Greene County with the exception of five years at Berry College in Rome, where she received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Home Economics, two years in Appling, Ga., working for the FSA and one year teaching home economics at Coosa High School in Rome.

After working as a homemaker for many years, Mrs. Lundy joined the Greene County Department of Family and Childrens’ Services, from which she retired in 1981.  She was active in Wesley Chapel Wesleyan Church all of her married life of 51 years to Edwin L. Lundy.  She was a Sunday school teacher for many years, the clerk for 40 years, treasurer for eight years and communion steward for 33 years. She was active in the Women’s Missionary Society and served as treasurer of North Georgia’s WHFM for several years.

Mrs. Lundy moved to Willow Run assisted living facility in Greensboro in 2004, eight years after the death of her husband. Thanks to faithful friends, Stephen and Loretta Need, she was able to attend her beloved church until last year when her health declined. She set a Wesley Chapel record of active membership, starting in 1929 and continuing until her death.

Mrs. Lundy always was involved in civic and community affairs.  She was a Pink Lady for Boswell Hospital for 20 years, and a member of the local AARP chapter and the Greene County Historical Society.   She assisted her husband, Edwin Lundy, at sing-a-longs at Boswell Parker and Greene Point Nursing Homes.  She was known as the “Ole Fashion Tea Cake Maker.”  She made and served them at both nursing homes.

She loved people and enjoyed living at Willow Run, where she had many friends.  Carolyn Gentry and Mrs. Lundy were responsible for starting the Willow Run Bible Study that Rev. Ira McKeever so faithfully taught starting in August 2004 at the invitation of the late Margaret Charles.  She also enjoyed the Willow Run sing-a-longs, when Carol Walker came every Thursday to play the piano.

She is survived by her sons, David Edwin Lundy (Jayne) of Stockbridge, Ga., and Gerald “Gerry” William Lundy (Mary) of Fort Smith, Ark.; two grandchildren, Jessica Lauren Lundy and Natalie Paige Peterson (Colin); great-granddaughter Evie Peterson; and a number of other relatives and many friends.  In addition to her husband, Edwin Lundy, she was preceded in death by her sisters, Anne Lamb, Mary Alligood and Elizabeth Duckworth.

Funeral Services will be held, Saturday, June 7, 2014 at 3 p.m. at Wesley Chapel Wesleyan Church, 2830 Highway 15 South, Greensboro, with Rev. Tim Tabler officiating.  Interment will follow in the church cemetery.  The family will receive friends Friday night from 7-9 p.m. at McCommons Funeral Home.  Serving as pallbearers are Dale Lamb, Gary Lamb, Gene Lundy, Larry Lundy, Lee Moore, Bill Moore, Tommy Cummings and Colin Peterson.  In lieu of flowers, the family requests that any memorials be made to Wesley Chapel Wesleyan Church, 2830 Highway 15 South, Greensboro, GA 30642.  McCommons Funeral Home, 109 W. Broad St.  Greensboro, GA, 30642 (706)453-2626, is in charge of arrangements.  Visit us at to sign the online guest register.   


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Jane Cobb
   Posted Wed June 04, 2014
My love and sympathy to the family. I have happy memories of Mrs. Lundy at Willow Run. Love, Jane Cobb

Jan Hallman
   Posted Thu June 05, 2014
To the Lundy Family,

Miss Ethel was such a sweet lady. She will be greatly missed in the Greene County Community. Prayers to all the family.

Jan & David Hallman, Josh and Robert

Annette & Robert Dowdy
   Posted Thu June 05, 2014
We send our deepest sympathy to the family.

Betty Jo Evans
   Posted Thu June 05, 2014
Dear Family,
Ethel was a dear Christian Lady. You have many good memories. ,
Betty Jo

Dennis & Julie Godbee
   Posted Thu June 05, 2014
Dear David & Family:
Although your heart is heavy with the sorrow that you bear, may you be comforted to know how deeply others care. Your Mom was a wonderful person!
Dennis & Julie Godbee

Dianne F. Mckinley
   Posted Fri June 06, 2014
sorry for the loss of a dear lady

Nat Harwell
   Posted Fri June 06, 2014
David - I am sorry to hear of your loss. Certainly your mom had a great run, as did my mother who passed recently at 98. It's still tough to lose a parent, no matter what age. Please know that you and yours are in my thoughts and prayers. Peace, Nat

Jo Clyde Brown
   Posted Sat June 07, 2014
She has always carried God's message & showed Christian Love to everyone.She will be missed by everyone whose life she has touched. May it comfort her family to know she is now with her God,she loved so dearly.

Cheryl White
   Posted Sat June 07, 2014
My deepest sympathies to the family. Mrs Lundy was a special lady, and so gracious. Treasure the memories of her long life.

Kevin and Wilma Nichols
   Posted Fri June 13, 2014
Lundy Family,

Just heard about the passing of "Miss Ethel". She was a very sweet, friendly lady. We extend our sympathy to each of you.
Kevin and Wilma Nichols

Kay E. McClendon
   Posted Sat June 14, 2014
Mrs. Ethel was one of the sweetest ladies in the world. I am just hearing of her passing and I wanted to say how sorry I am for your loss. She had a gentle smile and warm manner. She and Mr. Edwin were a special couple.