Mrs. Hellen Ruth Garland

Mrs. Hellen Ruth Garland, 86, of Ellijay, died Monday, Aug. 8, 2016.

She was born Dec. 16, 1929, in Birmingham, Ala., to the late Jay and Agnes Nabors Duckett. She was a former employee of Gilmer Nursing Home and member of Pisgah Church of Christ. 

She is preceded in death by husband, Joe Garland.

She is survived by two sons, Jay Garland and Floyd Garland, both of Ellijay; two daughters; Brenda Joe Garland, of Rome and Karen Granados, of Acworth; nine grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were held Saturday, Aug. 13, 2016, at 1 p.m. from the chapel of Bernhardt Funeral Home with Minister Butch Jones officiating. 

Music was by Katie Lawson and Austin O’Neal. 

Pallbearers were Tim Garland, Ernest Garland, Jason Garland, Jonathan Smith, Joseph Smith, Steve Goble and Tony Granados.  

Interment was in the Pisgah Church of Christ Cemetery.

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