Mary Arflin, age 85, of 4360 Highway 230 East, Unadilla, died Tuesday, February 21, 2023, at her residence.
Born in Unadilla, she was the daughter of the late Willie Van "Pop" Ransom and Thelma Brannen Ransom. Mary was a true Christian woman with a servant's heart. During the many years she was a member of First Baptist Church of Unadilla, she served as church pianist for over 60 years and also worked in the nursery for many years. She was also a dedicated wife, mother and homemaker. She will especially be remembered by her family for her cooking. Every Sunday, she prepared a large meal for anywhere from 25 to 30 family members and there was always plenty for everyone.
Husband: G. L. Arflin of Unadilla
Alan Arflin (Pam) of Unadilla
Steve Arflin (Carol) of Unadilla
Daughter: Amy Parham (Vaden) of Locust Grove
Great Grandchildren: 10
Funeral services will be held at 11 AM Friday, February 24 in First Baptist Church of Unadilla. Rev. Jerry Pickard and Rev. Charlie Miller will officiate and interment will follow in Walnut Cemetery.
The family will greet friends 5 - 7 PM Thursday, February 23 at the funeral home.
Memorial gifts may be made to First Baptist Church, 911 Cherry Street, Unadilla, GA 31091 or Agape Hospice, 645 Tallulah Trail, Suite 202, Warner Robins, Georgia 31088.
Brannen-NeSmith Funeral Home of Unadilla has charge of arrangements.
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