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Joan McEntire
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Funeral services for Joan McEntire, 82, of Demorest, are scheduled for 11 a.m. today, July 2, at Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, Baldwin, with the Rev. Paul Flynn officiating. Burial will follow in the Union Grove Holiness Church Cemetery.

Mrs. McEntire died Monday, June 30, 2014.

Born Jan. 2, 1932, in Cleveland, she was a daughter of the late George Pledger and Vernie Armor Boggs. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Reece Lee McEntire; son, Greg McEntire; daughter, Becky Gibby; sister, Eula Mae Dorsey; and brother, Paul Boggs.

Mrs. McEntire was employed with approximately 30 years of service with Ethicon, a division of Johnson and Johnson. She was of the Holiness faith.

Survivors include her daughter, Cathy Long of Cornelia; son and daughter-in-law, Terry and Sandra McEntire of Alto; brothers, Jimmy Boggs of Cleveland, Ivan Boggs of Demorest; grandchildren, Josh McEntire, Jeremy McEntire, Celeste Wood, Trey Gibby, Billy Long, Mary Conwright; and 12 great-grandchildren.

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Arrangements are in the care of Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, Baldwin.

The Northeast Georgian

Wednesday, July 2, 2014