Martha Rae Kimsey

Martha Rae Kimsey of Helen passed away Monday, Oct. 15, 2018. She was 102.

Mrs. Kimsey was born July 9, 1916, in Gwinnett County, to the late William Oscar Reese and Mattie Jane Kanady Reese. She was a homemaker, and a member of Center Baptist Church.

Martha Rae was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph C. (Bill) Kimsey; brothers, Pierce Reese, Joe Reese, George Reese, and Frank L. Reese; and great-grandson, Greg Hammond.

Survivors include her daughter, Martha Bolinger of Brunswick; daughter and son-in-law, Janice and Curtis Ledford of Cleveland; sons and daughters-in-law, William (Bill) and Marti Kimsey of Helen, and Joe and Mertice Kimsey of Helen; grandchildren, James Bolinger of Brunswick, Joe Bolinger of Brunswick, Billy Kimsey of Oakwood, Barton Kimsey of Gainesville, Carrie Vandegriff of Sautee Nacoochee, Jana Bartlett of Cleveland, Joy Hammond of Helen, and Beth Hildebran of Cleveland; and 20 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018, at Center Baptist Church. The Rev. Michael Wilkes will officiate. Interment will follow in the church cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Barrett Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Center Baptist Church Building Fund, 109 Elrod Rd., Helen, GA 30545.

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Barrett Funeral Home of Cleveland was in charge of arrangements.

White County News - Cleveland, Georgia
October 25, 2018

White County News

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