The Akins Funeral Home of Blue Ridge announces the death of Mr. Dallis Woodrow McGill, age 92, of Blue Ridge, GA, who died Friday, December 17, 2010, at his residence.He was born on June 13, 1918 in Pickens County, GA to the late Thomas William and Laura Ann Allen McGill. Mr. McGill was a retired foreman with Cities Service Company and was a member of Rexall Coffee Club. He attended the Temple Baptist Church. Mr. McGill served in the Army Air Corps as a gunner on board airplanes during World War II. We was preceded in death by his wife, Virgie Weed McGill.
He is survived by two daughters and their husbands, Martha and Bob Newman of McCaysville, GA and Marie and Harold Herndon of Blue Ridge, GA; one son and his wife Mitchell and Cyndi McGill of Dunwoody, GA; two brothers, Rev. Bill McGill and Hoyt McGill both of Blue Ridge, GA; one granddaughter and her husband Kimberley and Craig Widener of Carrolton, GA; three great-grandchildren, Carter, Christian and Khloe Widener of Carrolton, GA.
Funeral service will be at Akins Chapel at 11:00 a.m., Monday, December 20, with Dr. Roger Beck officiating. Music will be by Kimberley and Craig Widener. Interment will be at Copper Ridge Memory Gardens with full military honors by the North Georgia Honor Guard. Pallbearers will be Randall, Matthew, Danny, and James Edward McGill, Lamar Lance, Craig, Carter and Christian Widener. The family will receive friends at the funeral home after 12:00 noon but especially from 4:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Sunday, December 19. Flowers will be accepted or donations may be made to the DAV Chapter #28, PO Box 473, Blue Ridge, GA 30513. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.akinsfuneralhome.com. Akins Funeral Home of Blue Ridge is in charge of the arrangements.