Evans Funeral Home of Jefferson announces the death of Mr. Johnny Funderburk (loving husband of Judy), age, 71 of Pendergrass, Georgia who entered rest Sunday, March 13, 2022, after an extended illness. Mr. Funderburk was born in Jackson County, Georgia a son of the late Albert and Rosa Pressley Funderburk. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brothers, RL, LC, TW, JW (Jake) and Gene and his sisters, Sadie Strange and Hazel Nix.
Mr. Funderburk was owner/operator of Dixie Upholstery in Gainesville and Pendergrass for 40 years. He was an honest, hardworking, family man, who put his family’s needs above his own. He always said family comes first. His grandchildren knew him as Papa, a man that could fix anything. Mr. Funderburk was a member of Pond Fork Baptist Church, Pendergrass, Georgia.
Survivors include his wife of fifty-three years, Judy White Funderburk of Pendergrass. Son, Dwayne (Angela) Funderburk of Pendergrass. Daughters, Kimberly (Scott) Willingham of Pendergrass and, Amy (Zac) Borron of Jefferson. Grandchildren, Kyle (Courtney) Funderburk, Jenna (A.J.) Wilkins, Carston Funderburk, Eddie (Cassey) Denton, Amberly and Abby Willingham, Greyson, Johnny, and Elby Borron. Great grandchild, Annabeth Denton. Step-grandchildren, Hannah (Zachary) Johns, Anderson (Lakaley) Key, Jackson Key. Step great grandchildren, Addison and Knox Dorsey and Braley Wilkins, and Baby Key. Brother, Larry Funderburk of Toccoa and sisters, Ruby (Willard) Franklin and Fannie (John) Lance both from Pendergrass.
Funeral services will be held 2:00 P.M. Wednesday, March 16, 2022, from the Pond Fork Baptist Church with Reverend Johnny Knight and Reverend Chris Hulsey officiating with burial to follow in the Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends 6:00 – 9:00 P.M. Tuesday, March 15, 2022. Gentlemen honored as pallbearers are Christopher Watson, Roger White, Jr., Jerry, Dennis, Michael and Brett Funderburk.
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