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Fred has been with MGS since 1996. He has been married to Helen NeSmith Reid for 55 years and they have two sons, Brent and Brad and five grandchildren. Fred is a member of Cornelia United Methodist Church, Cornelia Masonic Lodge, Mountaineer Shrine Club, Yaarab Shrine Temple and is on the Advisory Board of the Johnson & Johnson Retiree Association. He is also a US Army veteran with 8 years of service. In their spare time Fred and Helen enjoy traveling.
Ray has been with MGS since 1999. He has been married to Willene Jenkins Stewart for 50 years and has two children, Teresa Huff and Tim Stewart. Ray also has six grandchildren that he loves to spend time with. He also enjoys golfing and traveling. Ray is a member of Hillside Baptist Church in Cornelia and is retired from Clarkesville Mill with 42 years of service.
Eugene has been employed with MGS since 1999. He is married to Joyce Wade Franklin of 55 years. They have two children, Ronnie Franklin and Latise Marcus, two grandchildren and one great grandson. He previously worked for Carwood Manufacturing for 23 years and also at Lee Arrendale State Prison for 25 years. He is a member and deacon at Mud Creek Baptist Church and enjoys the outdoors, hunting and gardening.
Melvin has been with MGS since March of 2009. He has been married to Sue Maney King for 42 years and he has one daughter, Angie Hamill. Melvin is a member of The Torch and is retired from US Food Service with 26 years of service. He also worked with Big Star for 21 years. Melvin is a member of the Clarkesville American Legion post #84 and The Northeast Georgia Mustang Club. He is also a US Navy veteran with 8 years of service. He enjoys antique cars and riding motorcycles in his spare time.
David joined McGahee-Griffin & Stewart in April of 2014. He has been in the funeral industry since 2001. David is a member of Carnes Creek Baptist Church in Toccoa where he serves as a Deacon and member of the Finance Committee. He is also a Master Mason of Mount Airy Lodge #141 and a member of Mountaineer Shrine Club. David is married to Trudy Garrett Ayers and they have two children and two granddaughters. In his spare time he enjoys gardening, golf, and woodworking, as well as, spending time with his family.
|Billy Joe Jenkins|
Tristin has been with McGahee-Griffin & Stewart since 2014. He is a Habersham County native, graduate of Habersham Central High School, and is currently a student at North Georgia Technical College in Clarkesville. He is the son of Anthony and Karen Alexander of Demorest. He has one brother, Gus Alexander. In his spare time, Tristin enjoys hunting and spending time with friends.
|Bishop Kevin Magness|