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Henry C Lord

March 11, 1931 ~ April 26, 2021 (age 90)


Henry Clarence Lord, 90, died April 26, 2021.

 Born in Oconee County, GA, he was a son of the late Lawton Thomas and Pearl Wall Lord and was preceded in death by siblings, Bernice Lord, Bob Lord, Vivian Marshall and Bill Lord and his son-in-law, Haynes Townsend. 

Henry was retired from the United States Air Force following 22 years of service.  Following his retirement, he worked as a civil service employee for Robins Air Force Base for 10 years and the U.S. Naval Supply Corps School for 10 years.  He was a member of Bethabara Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife of 66 years, Rebecca Evans Lord; daughter, Donna Townsend of Dalton; son, David Lord of Savannah; granddaughters, Morgan Townsend and her fiancé Travis Vitali and Madison Rutledge and her husband Ken Rutledge, Jr. and great grandson, Kenny Rutledge.

The family will receive friends at Lord and Stephens, WEST, Watkinsville, Friday, April 30, 2021 from 10:30 until 11:30 AM.  Graveside services will follow at 12:00 Noon at Evergreen Memorial Park with Rev. Bill Hayes officiating. 

Memorials may be made to the Parkinson’s Foundation


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April 30, 2021

10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Lord and Stephens - West
1211 Jimmy Daniel Rd.
Watkinsville, GA 30677

Graveside Service
April 30, 2021

12:00 PM
Evergreen Memorial Park
3655 Atlanta Hwy
Athens, GA 30606

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