Gwynell (McElhannon) Noggle

Born: Tue., Mar. 21, 1939
Died: Thu., Feb. 18, 2016


1:00 PM to 2:00 PM, Sun., Feb. 21, 2016
Location: McCommons Funeral Home

Memorial Service

2:00 PM Sun., Feb. 21, 2016
Location: McCommons Chapel

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Gwynell Rigby Noggle

Gwynell Rigby Noggle, of Greensboro, GA, died on Thursday, February 18, 2016, at Athens Regional Medical Center, at the age of 76. Born in Greensboro on March 21, 1939, she was the daughter of Sarah Young McElhannon of Greensboro, GA and the late Emory Thomas McElhannon.  She attended school in Greensboro and worked for Hometown Manufacturing as a seamstress.  She loved the beach, shopping, word search puzzles, picking buttercup flowers, and sitting on her porch.  She was a wonderful mother, grandmother and great grandmother who dearly loved her family.  Gwynell was a member of Lakeside Church in Greensboro and more recently Bethel Baptist.

In addition to her mother, Sarah Young Watkins of Greensboro, GA, survivors include her daughters, Sheila Jordan of Greensboro, GA and Cindy Deadwyler (Scott) of Rutledge, GA; a son, Kenneth Rigby (Ruth) of Jacksonville, FL; grandchildren, Whitney Deadwyler, Tiffany Farmer, Felicia West, Andrea Manley Finch (Matt), Monica Gwinn (B. J.), Ashley Heuman (Nick), Alan Freeman (Ashley), and Mandy Sutton (Joseph); great grandchildren, Nathan, Wyatt, Luke, Levi, Emma Jewell, Jackson, Caroline, Harrison and Skylar; sister, Gladys Noggle of Greensboro; and two brothers, Nathan McElhannon of Eatonton, GA and Bo McElhannon of Eatonton, GA; a number of other relatives and friends.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Calvin Noggle and brother, Richard McElhannon.

Memorial Services will be held Sunday, February 21, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. at McCommons Chapel, 109 W. Broad Street, Greensboro, GA 30642 with Rev. Dennis Garner officiating. The family will receive friends Sunday from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. before the service at McCommons Funeral Home.  McCommons Funeral Home, 109 W. Broad St., Greensboro, GA, (706) 453-2626, is in charge of arrangements. Visit us at to sign the online guest register.


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Loretta Blaxk Thoman
   Posted Fri February 19, 2016
Praying for you all,Ms.Nell a mighty fine lady always so good to me,love you all dearly.

Marie Hargrove
   Posted Fri February 19, 2016

Our Prayers and thoughts are with you during this time. Extending heartfelt sympathy to you and your loved ones during this difficult time.

Rick & Marie

Julie Brook Hatcher
   Posted Fri February 19, 2016
Sheila, your Mama was a beautiful person & she is now walking streets of gold! Praying for your peace & understanding! Love Julie

   Posted Fri February 19, 2016
Kenny,Cindy and Sheila,
I am so sorry for your loss. Your mama was one of the sweetest ladies I have ever known. Please know that I am praying for all of yall and love each and everyone of you. May our Heavenly Father send you all the strength and comfort that you will need to get through these sad days.
In deepest sympathy,
Carlene and family.

Marlene Buck
   Posted Fri February 19, 2016
Sheila, Cindy & Kenny...your mom was a fine lady. She was so good to me after mama passed. She loved us too. My heart hurts for all of you for i know the emptiness that comes with losing your mama. It will never get easy..but one day you will be able to remember her with happy tears and celebrate the sweet soul she was instead of sad tears you will shed the next few days and months. Just know she is with our Lord and she is new again and what a wonderful thing she is getting to see. We will see her again. We must live our lives as she would wish for you so we all can see her and my moms smiling face in Heaven. I love you , Marlene

Jessica Boivin
   Posted Sat February 20, 2016
So sorry to here of your loss, keeping you all in my prayers.

Tammy Hubbard English
   Posted Sat February 20, 2016
I am so sorry to hear of your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you. Love you all!

Luann McElhannon Clark
   Posted Sat February 20, 2016
R I P Aunt Nell this is your Lucy Bell I'm so so sorry I can't be there to give you one last Kiss and I will Miss You very much but we will meet again R I P your Lucy Bell!!!! Big Mamma I Love You and Miss You I'm so so Sorry!!!! I've got A Lot of my Look's from my Big Mamma & my Aunt Nell!!

Brenda Edwards
   Posted Sat February 20, 2016
I am so sorry for your loss. Ms. Nell was a sweet person, I became friends with her many years ago, as we worked together. She will be deeply missed, prayers for all .

Nettie Waldroup Wolfe
   Posted Sat February 20, 2016
Gwynell was loved by so many, she will be missed. Please know you all are in my prayers. Love you all and praying for peace and comfort.

Betty Clements Northington, Farren & Brittany Moore
   Posted Sat February 20, 2016
So sorry for your lost, Mrs. Gwynell was such a sweet person. You all are in our thoughts and prayers.

Elaine & Terry Cantrell
   Posted Sat February 20, 2016
So sorry for your loss. Your family will be in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.

Terry & Elaine Cantrell

Rosalyn Thomas Dixon
   Posted Sat February 20, 2016
To Gwynell's Family:

So sorry for your loss. Gwynell was one of my Classmates in School. Prayers sent for the Family. So sorry to hear about her passing.


Rosalyn Thomas Dixon
PO box 273
Greensboro, Ga. 30642-0273

Betty O. Jordan
   Posted Sat February 20, 2016
With deepest sympathy to all the family. Gwynell was truly a sweet, good person and will be missed by all family and friends.

Miriam Lewis
   Posted Sat February 20, 2016
So sorry for your loss.

Lynn Bryan Kitchens
   Posted Sun February 21, 2016
So sorry to hear about your mom's passing. She was a sweet lady and loved by many. May God comfort you during this difficult time.

Michael Brook
   Posted Sun February 21, 2016
My prayers & thoughts with all of you! Ms. Gwynell was a wonderful kind lady who will be missed by so many people whose lives she touched in a very special way!

Melinda Walker
   Posted Sun February 21, 2016
So sorry for your loss... Sympathy to the entire family.

Teresa Dunagan
   Posted Mon February 22, 2016
Dear Cindy and Sheila

I am so very sorry to hear about Mrs Gwynell. She was such a sweet and kind lady. Such wonderful memories of her as we were growing up. Everytime I would see her, i got that beautiful smile and loving hug. I am praying for you all and thinking of you.