Kenneth “Kenny” Autry

Kenneth “Kenny” Autry, 56, of Cleveland, passed away Monday, July 9, 2018.

Mr. Autry was born Aug. 12, 1961, in Demorest, to Kenneth C. Autry and the late Laura Jewel Welborn Autry. Kenny was an independent assurance engineer for the Georgia Department of Transportation, and was a member of Fairfield Baptist Church.

In addition to his mother, he was preceded in death by his grandparents, JB and Vassie Welborn, and Toy and Clara Autry.

Survivors include his wife, Shelia Autry of Cleveland; father, Kenneth Autry of Cleveland; brother, Gary Welborn of Cleveland; uncles and aunts, Richard and Pat Welborn, Donald and Jean Welborn, Polly Davis, Lola and Herman Shelnut, and Brenda and Gwendol Bulgin; mother-in-law, Bertha Ingram; brother-in-law, Ricky Allen; stepbrothers and sisters-in-law, Steve and Kathleen Baugh and Roger and Wanda Baugh; as well as a number of nieces, nephews and cousins.

Funeral services are scheduled for 11 a.m. Thursday, July 12, 2018, at Fairfield Baptist Church. The Rev. Ben Tanner, the Rev. Keith Allison and the Rev. Milton Harris will officiate. Interment will follow at Fairfield Baptist Church Cemetery, with the Rev. Phillip Robinson officiating.

The family will receive friends from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Barrett Funeral Home.

Flowers will be accepted. Or, donations may be made to Fairfield Baptist Church, 2236 Hwy. 105, Demorest, GA 30535.

To share a memory of Kenny or to leave a condolence, please visit

Barrett Funeral Home, Cleveland.

White County News

Mailing Address:
13 E. Jarrard St.
Cleveland, Ga 30528

Phone: 706-865-4718
Fax: 706-865-3048