Mr. Hembree died Tuesday, April 22, 2014, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.
Born Oct. 23, 1937, in Banks County, he was a son of the late Walter Hembree and Lommie Cain Hembree. In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by sister, Mary Elizabeth Hulsey.
Mr. Hembree was a member of New Bridge Baptist Church and was a retired parts manager with James Short Ford. He had previously owned and operated Hembree Trucking. He was a master mechanic who enjoyed spending time with his family.
Survivors include his wife of 47 years, Winnie Grace Stephens Hembree of Cornelia; son and daughter-in-law, Greg and Tina Hembree of Hiawassee; grandson, Dylan Hembree of Hiawassee; brother and sister-in-law, Bob and Dot Hembree of Greenwood, S.C.; brother-in-law, Jason Hulsey of Cleveland; and numerous nieces and nephews.
An online guest register is available and may be viewed at mcgaheegriffinandstewart.com.
McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home, Cornelia, is in charge of arrangements.
The Northeast Georgian
Friday, April 25, 2014