Mrs. Effie Ray Pressley

Mrs. Effie Ray Pressley, 93, of Ellijay, died Saturday, June 11, 2016.

She was born Dec. 19, 1922, in Frisco City, Ala. She was a homemaker and of the Baptist faith.

She is preceded in death by husband, Virgil Pressley; and several siblings.

She is survived by children, Carol P. Gibson, of Lilburn, Chris Pressley, of Ellijay, Linda D. Pressley, of Harrisburg, Pa.; grandchildren, Scott Pressley, Heather L. Pressley, Jack E. Gibson Jr., James Evan Gibson, Aaron Pressley; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, June 16, 2016, from the chapel of Bernhardt Funeral Home with Pastor Darien Cochran officiating.  

Music will be by Pat Blackmond, Donna Cochran and Teresa Chastain.

Interment will be in the Flat Creek Baptist Church Cemetery. 

The family will meet with friends Thursday from 11 a.m. until the service hour at the funeral home.

Condolences can be made at

Bernhardt Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Times Courier

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

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