Mrs. Deborah Carol Farist

Mrs. Deborah Carol Farist, 64, of Ellijay, died Wednesday, June 14, 2017.

She was born Oct. 14, 1952, in Fulton County to the late Belvie Clark and Mary Elizabeth Cook Pace. She was a Headland High School graduate and a member of Dogwood Hills Baptist Church.

She is survived by husband, Bruce Farist; son, Jason Groover, of Atlanta; brother, Ronald Pace, of Fayetteville; two grandchildren, Lauren Groover and Riley Clark Groover; mother-in-law, Carrie Farist, of Ellijay; sisters-in-law and caregivers, Valerie, Dawn and Joy Farist.

Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Saturday, June 17, 2017, from the Chapel of Bernhardt Funeral Home with the Rev. Billy Dotson officiating.

Music was by Regina Morgan.

Pallbearers were Ray Reece, Dennis Waddell, Wendell Teague, Lendon Dotson, Donald Davis and Terry Griffin.

Interment was in the Mt. Vernon Baptist Church Cemetery.

Donations can be made to Heartlite Hospice, 772 Maddox Drive, Suite 112,  Ellijay, GA 30540 in memory of Mrs. Farist.

Condolences can be made at

Bernhardt Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

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Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 1076
Ellijay, GA. 30540

Phone: 706-635-4313
Fax: 706-635-7006