In Memoriam
Phil Carney
Class of 1966
Mr. William “Phil” Carney age 66 of Ellijay, GA passed
Wednesday June 17, 2015.

Mr. Carney was born August 29, 1948 in Rome, GA,
son of the late Willie J. and Elizabeth Gross Carney. He
was worked for the US Department of Agriculture as a
USDA Inspector, also had his Bachelor’s Degree
attending Shorter College, Berry State College and
Dalton State College. Mr. Carney was a member of the
Pleasant Grove Baptist Church and a US Army
Veteran. He is preceded in death by his parents; his
brother, Steve Carney; sister, Elaine Carney.

Survivors Include: wife, Opal Sanford Carney, of the
home; son, Shannon Teague, of Ellijay, GA; daughters
and sons in-law, Shea and Todd Byers, of Jasper, GA,
Leslie and Joey Henson, of Rome, GA, Regina and
Johnny Goble, of Ellijay, GA, Treina and Dubley
Bevins, of Ellijay, GA; brother and sister in-law, Dennis
and Nancy Carney, of Rome, GA; grandchildren,
Dudgrick Bevins, Chasiti Goble, Collin Teague, Ivie
Teague, Ashley Henson, Kaylea Henson, Jaclyn
Henson, Nicolas Fowler; several nieces and nephews
also survive.

Funeral Service will be held Friday June 19th at 2pm
from the Pleasant Grove Baptist Church with Rev. Dan
Rossier officiating. Interment will follow in the Pleasant
Grove Baptist Church. The family will receive friends
Thursday June 18th from 4pm until 9pm at the funeral

Bernhardt Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Obituary courtesy of Bernhardt Funeral Home