Bearden, Bunnie Sue (Dalton)

Wednesday, December 26, 2012

Bunnie Sue Bearden, 63, of Dalton, GA, died on December 23, 2012 at Hamilton Medical Center in Dalton, surrounded by her loving family. 

Bunnie Sue was born June 22, 1949 in Dalton, a daughter of the late Reverend George and Bunnie Belle Greeson Henderson; and was also preceded in death by her husband, Reverend William Luther Bearden; sisters, Georgia Henderson, Mary McHan and Helen Smith; brothers, Reverend Sam Henderson, Reverend Dwight Henderson, Joe Henderson and Perry Henderson. 

She was retired from Bearden Carpet and Rug, Inc. She was a faithful member of Eleventh Avenue Baptist Church. 

She is survived by her daughter, Amanda Sue Bearden; son, William Bearden; sisters, Janey Rhear and Brenda Griggs; sisters-in-law, Shelby Jean Henderson and Bobbie Henderson; and several nieces and nephews. 

Services to celebrate the life of Mrs. Bunnie Sue Bearden will be held Friday, December 28, at 11 a.m. at Ponders Melrose Chapel with Reverend Ronald Guffey and Reverend Robert Beavers officiating. She will be laid to rest beside her beloved husband at the West Hill Cemetery. 

The family will receive friends from 5-9 p.m. Thursday, December 27 at the Ponders Melrose Chapel who has charge of the arrangements. 


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