Debra Gerrin

Debra Maezola Bradshaw Gerrin

Thursday, August 29th, 1940 - Tuesday, December 31st, 2019
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Debra Maezola Bradshaw Gerrin, age 79, of Demorest, passed away on Tuesday, December 31, 2019.

Born on August 29, 1940, in Hiawassee, she was a daughter of the late Marchard Kimsey and Altha Jane Owenby Bradshaw. Mrs. Gerrin was a nurse for Habersham Medical Center where she retired after 34 years of service. She was a member of Mud Creek Baptist Church for 50 years. She enjoyed reading, sewing, sitting on the porch swing, and spending time with family especially her grandchildren.

In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by her husband, Henry Carlton “Doude” Gerrin and many brothers and sisters.

Survivors include her son and his fiancée, Jeffrey Scott Gerrin and Cheryl Wilbanks of Demorest; daughter and son-in-law, Sheila Althea and Bryan Nathan Bennett, Sr. of Mt. Airy; grandchildren: Kyle Lovell, Whitley Reichenberg, Megan Gerrin, Casey Bryant, Leasha Bennett, Carly Shirley, Brandon Stroud, and Kaydon Bass; great-grandchildren: Caroline Lovell, Gavin Baker, Aaliyah Torres, Daxxon Shirley, and Payton Shirley; brother, Ward Kimsey Bradshaw of Carnesville; and numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Funeral services are scheduled for 11 am on Saturday, January 4, 2020, at Mud Creek Baptist Church with Pastor Ray Turpin and Pastor James Lyons officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 4-8 pm on Friday, January 3, 2020, at the funeral home.

An online guest register is available and may be viewed at

McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home of Cornelia (706/778-8668) is in charge of arrangements.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Friday, January 3rd, 2020 | 4:00pm - 8:00pm
    Friday, January 3rd, 2020 4:00pm - 8:00pm
    McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home
    175 Vfw Post Road
    CORNELIA, GA 30531
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  • Service

    Saturday, January 4th, 2020 | 11:00am
    Saturday, January 4th, 2020 11:00am
    Mud Creek Baptist Church
    Mud Creek Rd
    Corneliag, GA 30531
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    Rev. Ray Turpin
    Pastor James Lyons
  • Interment

    Mud Creek Baptist Church Cemetery
    Mud Creek Road
    30531, GA 30510
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Private Condolence

Carolyne Caudell

Posted at 11:34am
Sincere Sympathy to the family. Debra was a sweet lady & a delight to talk with -- always smiling. May your Precious Memories comfort you at this difficult. Prayers for all.

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