Judy Burden (Hensley) Gheesling

Born: Sat., Aug. 28, 1943
Died: Sat., Aug. 29, 2015


7:00 PM to 9:00 PM, Mon., Aug. 31, 2015
Location: McCommons Funeral Home

Funeral Service

2:00 PM Tue., Sep. 01, 2015
Location: Bethesda Baptist Church

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Judy Carol Hensley Burden Gheesling

Judy Carol Hensley Burden Gheesling of Greensboro, Georgia passed away Saturday, August 29, 2015 at St. Mary’s Hospital in Athens after a short battle with cancer at the age of 72.  She was born on August 28, 1943 in Washington,Georgia and was the daughter of the late Talmadge C. Hensley and Jennie Brock Hensley.  She attended Woodville school until the 7th grade and later graduated from Union Point High School in 1961.  She attended Sylvia’s Beauty School in Athens, Georgia in 1961.  In 1962 she moved to Elberton where she started her career as a beautician working for Janet Carrington.  She married Bobby Lee Burden on December 1, 1962.  In 1971 they moved to Union Point, Georgia.  She continued her career at Artistic Beauty Shop in Union Point.  In 1982 she became the owner  and retired in 2006 after 45 years as a beautician.  On October 28, 2004 she married Charles Stanley Gheesling, Sr.  Judy was a lifelong member of Bethesda Baptist Church in Union Point, Georgia.  

In addition to her husband Charles Stanley Gheesling, Sr. of Greensboro, Georgia, she is survived by three sons, Barry Scott Burden (Laura) of Greensboro, Timothy Walton Burden (Marie) of Union Point and Daniel Brock Burden of Union Point, brother, Talmadge Burton “Burt” Hensley (Charlene) of Greensboro, stepdaughter, Kathy Elizabeth Gheesling Smith (Tyson) of Townsend, Tennessee; stepson, Charles Stanley Gheesling, Jr. (Penny) of Colbert, GA; grandchildren, Kathryn Lynn Burden, Adam Wayne Burden, Brandon Bobby Burden, Cassandra Leigh Burden Usry (Blake), Kellie Ann Burden, Brianna Nicole Burden, Jason Clifford Conner, Lance Stephen Conner, Rachel Elizabeth Conner, Tyson Scott Smith, Matthew Mercer Smith, Jacob Andrew Smith, Charles Bradley Gheesling (Kimberly), and Heather Elizabeth Gheesling; great grandson, Ryker; a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.  In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her first husband, Bobby Lee Burden.

Funeral Services will be held on Tuesday, September 1, 2015 at 2:00 p.m. at Bethesda Baptist Church, 1560 Bethesda Church Road, Union Point, Georgia 30669 with Rev. Bruce Lovin and Rev. Jim Olds officiating.  Interment will follow in the church cemetery.  Serving as pallbearers are Richard Cronic, Bill Moore, Wade Hensley, Sam Hensley, Dwayne Hensley and Charles Stanley Gheesling, Jr.  Honorary pallbearers are Don Ellis and L. A. Hensley.  The family will receive friends from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Monday night at McCommons Funeral Home in Greensboro. The family requests that any memorials be made to Bethesda Baptist Church, P O Box 302, Union Point, GA 30669. McCommons Funeral Home, 109 W. Broad St., Greensboro, GA, (706) 453-2626, is in charge of arrangements. Visit us at www.mccommonsfuneralhome.com to sign the online guest register.

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Jeni & Mike Norris
   Posted Sun August 30, 2015
Laura & Scott and family, I was so sorry to hear of Ms. Judy's passing. You all are in our prayers.
With deepest sympathy,
Jeni & Mike

Carroll & Peg Cronic
   Posted Sun August 30, 2015
So sorry to hear of Judy's passing. She was a wonderful classmate and good friend to all of us. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

Barry and Teresa Churchwell
   Posted Sun August 30, 2015
Our deepest sympathy to you in the passing of '' Miss '' Judy. May the warm and loving memories help to comfort you.

Terry & Elaine Cantrell
   Posted Sun August 30, 2015
To the Burden & Gheesling families,

Our hearts go out to each of you during your time of grief.
Judy was such a sweet, Christian Lady with a smile for everyone.
She will be missed by many, but what a sight she is beholding now!
Our thoughts and prayers are with each of you.
Elaine & Terry Cantrell

Wanda MccCannon
   Posted Sun August 30, 2015
Mr. Charles and all of the Burden Families,

Judy was so loved by so many people and she will never be forgotten. She was a good Christian woman who loved her family and friends. Judy always had a smile on her face for everyone. Heaven has gained a beautiful angel and we will see her again because God has promised. May God be with you all in the days to come and give you peace, comfort and hope. You all are in my prayers.

Everette Duvall
   Posted Mon August 31, 2015
sorry to hear about Judy.. Our prayers are with the family

Ann Wilson
   Posted Mon August 31, 2015
I am so sorry for your loss. Praying that our Heavenly Father will give each of you comfort and peace.

Linda Stephens
   Posted Mon August 31, 2015
My Sympathy to Judy's Family:

I was saddened to hear of her passing. Judy was a good friend to us when
my husband Ken and I moved to Union Point and during the time we lived there.
My thoughts and prayers are with the family as you go thru this time of sorrow. May God give you the peace and comfort that you need.

In Christian Love,
Linda Stephens
1 Royal Oak Drive
Athens, GA. 30607

Beth Callaway Hunt
   Posted Mon August 31, 2015
My thoughts and prayers go out to Judy's family.

Josh Lindsey
   Posted Mon August 31, 2015
Praying for you all during these times.

Patricia, Jason, William and Kenny
   Posted Mon August 31, 2015
We are so sorry for your loss. You are a part of our family and if there is anything we can do to help please just let us know.
Love you all.

Robert and Annette Dowdy
   Posted Mon August 31, 2015
Charles and family we were so sorry to hear of Judy's death, she was such a sweet person and always had a smile. Our thoughts and prayers will be with you all .

david meadows
   Posted Mon August 31, 2015
Bert Hensley and family, my thoughts an prayers are with you and your family

linda barrington
   Posted Mon August 31, 2015
My heart goes out to each of you & may God wrap His arms around you & comfort you.

Kirsten & Paul Price
   Posted Mon August 31, 2015
Sorry to hear about Judy, we are truly going to miss her, she always had such a wonderful smile when she saw us, it was so nice to see.

Terry and Tracey Laux
   Posted Mon August 31, 2015
Thinking of you all right now Scott, Tim and Dan.

Debbie Walker
   Posted Mon August 31, 2015
Laura & Scott & family.....I am so sorry to hear about your loss. I know what it is to lose someone to cancer & it's a terrible thing. Just know she is at peace now & no more suffering. You will be in my thoughts & prayers. Take care

wilson smith
   Posted Mon August 31, 2015
Judy had a smile and personality that would brighten anybodys day. She will be missed.

Amy Duvall Davis
   Posted Mon August 31, 2015
I am so sorry for your loss and I am praying for you during this time.

Benita Claiborne
   Posted Tue September 01, 2015
Sorry for your loss - Friend of Kathy in Tennessee.

Teresa Walker Dunagan
   Posted Tue September 01, 2015
I am thinking of you all during this time. Ms Judy was a wonderful sweet and kind lady. She always had a kind word and warm smile.

Cookie Robinson
   Posted Tue September 01, 2015
At this most difficult time, may you find comfort in knowing that others who knew and loved Judy share in your sorrow. Got to know her and her deep faith in her Lord during Bible Study at Siloam United Methodist Church.

   Posted Tue September 01, 2015
Burt Hensley & family, Tim Burden and family, Scott Burden and family, and Dan Burden,

Please know that we are praying for your families during this sad time.
May God send each of you the comfort that only HE can give at a time like this.

In deepest sympathy,

Carlene Noggle and family.

Family of Charles Bryan
   Posted Tue September 01, 2015
Your family is in my thoughts and prayers.