Mrs. Dianne McClain Herndon, age 72, of Blue Ridge, GA, passed away on January 27, 2020 in the Pruitt Health Care in Blue Ridge, GA. She was born in Miami, FL, to the late Allen French MClain III and Anita Nash McClain. She had worked many years at the Fannin Inn and Restaurant and was also a longtime member of Blue Ridge First Baptist Church. Dianne was also receded in death by a brother, Alan McClain IV.
Survivors include her children, Carl Foresman (Debbie) of Atlanta, GA, Shelly Herndon Mathis (Charlie, Jr.) of Epworth, GA, Bryan Herndon (Breona) of Morganton, GA and Rob Carver (Trisha) of Knoxville, TN; brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Harold and Marie Herndon of Blue Ridge, GA; grandchildren, Aidan Sutch, Jacob Foresman, Jonah Foresman, Ella Foresman, William Herndon, Isiah Herndon, Kwade Carver and Charlsie Carver.
Memorial services will be conducted on Saturday, February 1, 2020 at 1:00 p.m. from the Akins Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. David Whitener officiating. Music will be provided by Lisa Stanley and Brian Huffman. Interment will follow in the Chastain Memorial Park Cemetery. The family will receive friends prior to the service on Saturday from 10:00 a.m. until the service hour of 1:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital online at www.stjude.org. Condolences may be sent to the family online at www.akinsfuneralhome.com. Akins Funeral Home of Blue Ridge, GA is charge of arrangements.