Mrs. Edna Mooney Vickers

Mrs. Edna Mooney Vickers, 78, of Ellijay, died Saturday, Jan. 28, 2017.

She was born Oct. 20, 1938, in Gilmer County to the late Elder T.C. Mooney and Ollie Weaver Mooney.

She was a 1957 graduate of Gilmer High School, Piedmont College and Clemson University. 

She retired from teaching English at Oakway and West-Oak High schools in Oconee County, S.C., where she was loved by all who knew her. 

She was a member of the Tickanetley Primitive Baptist Church.

She is preceded in death by husband, Henry Vickers; son, Andrew Vickers and siblings; Leonard Mooney, Elder Lawrence Mooney, Rebie Bullock, Senie Weaver, Lillie Ellis, Opal Easley and Luther Mooney.

She is survived by son, Elder Ed Vickers, of Lawrenceville; daughters, Cheryl Murphy, of Walhalla, S.C., Angie Lawless, of Bradenton, Fla., and Mary Vickers, of Atlanta; sisters, Clara Wheeler, of Ellijay, and Hazel Smith, of Chatsworth; grandchildren, Dawn Holland, Erin Lawless, Nick Lawless, Ben Murphy and Zeke Vickers; and great-grandchildren, Ethan Holland and Bella Holland.

Funeral services were held at 3 p.m. Monday, Jan. 30, 2017, from the Tickanetley Primitive Baptist Church with Elder Paul Mooney and Elder Ed Vickers officiating. 

Interment was in the Tickanetley Cemetery. 

Singing was by the church choir. 

Pallbearers were Nick Lawless, Greg Lawless, Jim Murphy, Ben Murphy, Rodney Newberry and Sam Lowman.

Condolences can be made at

Bernhardt Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Times Courier

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

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