David Jarrett Church

July 17, 1934 - July 03, 2012 

David Jarrett Church

July 17, 1934 - July 03, 2012 

Obituary for David Jarrett Church

David Jarrett “Jake” Church, Sr., age 77 of Demorest, passed away Tuesday, July 03, 2012.
Born in Habersham County, GA on July 17, 1934, he was a son of the late James Arnold and Martha Sosebee Church. Mr. Church was a self-employed mechanic and was of the Baptist faith. He was also a U.S. Army veteran. In his spare time, Mr. Church enjoyed boating, automobiles, gardening and watching sports.
In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by his wife, Lucille Hallford Church; brothers, Jim Church and William Church; sisters, Ruth Charles, Mary Lou Minyard and Edith Dover.
Surviving are sons and daughters-in-law, David J. and Freda Church of Mt. Airy and Ricky J. and Nancy Church of Mt. Airy; daughter and son-in-law, Jean C. and Loyd Smith of Clarkesville; sister, Ione Church of Demorest; caregiver, Christine Church of Demorest; grandchildren, Mandy Church, David Church, Delana Church, Shay Smith and Tina Smith; great grandchildren, Katelyn Church, Spencer Ansley, Cooper Ansley and Lily Church; several nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews.
Funeral services are 11:00 am Friday, July 06, 2012, at the Chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home with Rev. Tony Goss officiating. Interment will follow in Clarkesville City Cemetery with full military honors provided by the Grant Reeves V.F.W. Post #7720, the Habersham County American Legion Post #84, and the Rabun County D.A.V. Chapter #15.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 2-4 & 7-9 pm on Thursday.
An online guest register is available and may be viewed at www.mcgaheegriffinandstewart.com.
McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home of Cornelia (706/778-8668) is in charge of arrangements.




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