Cochran Funeral Home and Crematory of Blairsville announces funeral services for Mrs. Oleta Hall Handy, age 91, of Young Harris, Georgia, who passed away on Wednesday, April 11, 2018 in Loganville, Georgia.
Mrs. Handy was born in Young Harris, Georgia, a daughter of the late Feman and Estie Ingram Hall. Mrs. Handy will be remembered for how she loved her husband and her family. She was the strength behind her husband, and her support was vital to his success. Mrs. Handy was an excellent seamstress, cook, and decorator, and was a former member of the Gainesville Homemakers Club. She was a member of Bethesda United Methodist Church. Her beloved husband Hubert William Handy; brother A.J. Hall; and sisters, Annette Puett and Monita Thomas, preceded her in death.
Surviving family members that are left to treasure the memory of Mrs. Handy include: daughter and son-in-law, Susan and Dr. Russell Cain; daughter and son-in-law, Sarah and Michael Henderson, all of Young Harris; daughter and son-in-law, Sheila and Stan Mays, of Lawrenceville, Georgia; brother and sister-in-law, Joe and Marilyn Hall, of Hayesville, North Carolina; brother-in-law, J O Puett; and sister-in-law, Dorothy Handy, of Young Harris; two grandchildren: Joey (Pearl) Mays of Atlanta, and Andy Mays, also of Atlanta; a great granddaughter, Melody Chang Mays; numerous nieces and nephews also survive.
Funeral services have been scheduled for Saturday, April 14, 2018, at 2:00 p.m., to be held in the Chapel of Cochran Funeral Home with Pastor Mark Handy officiating. The following gentlemen have been asked to serve as pallbearers: Joey Mays, Andy Mays, Mylon Hall, David Hall, Dennis Handy, and Donn Handy. Burial will be in Cornerstone Baptist Church Cemetery.
Visitation at the funeral home will be held on Saturday, the same day as the funeral, starting at 1:00 p.m.
Cochran Funeral Home and Crematory are honored to be serving the Handy family. Please share your condolences and sign the online guest registry at www.cochranfuneralhomes.com.