William Gurney Lemming


Mr. William Gurney “Billy” Lemming, age 75, of Kingston, GA, passed away Tuesday afternoon, July 10, 2018, at his residence.

Mr. Lemming was born in Floyd County, GA on February 9, 1943, son of the late I. P. Lemming and the late Ruby Dean Lemming. He was also preceded in death by a daughter, Brenda Brown, by a sister, Dorothy Duke, and by a brother, Carl “Bud” Lemming. Prior to his retirement, he was employed with Shaw Industries in Cartersville for a number of years. He was of the Holiness faith.

Survivors include his wife, the former Doris Dean Porter, to whom he was married on November 14, 1963; a son, Michael Lemming (Tammy), Resaca, GA; a sister, Joann Thomason (Gary), Stone Mountain, GA; a brother, Don Lemming (Teresa), Dalton, GA; 4 grandchildren, 8 great grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held on Friday, July 13, 2018, at 2pm in the Chapel at Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, South Chapel, with the Rev. Steve Porter officiating. Interment will follow in Floyd Memory Gardens.

The family will receive friends at Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, South Chapel, on Thursday from 5 until 7pm. At other hours, they may be contacted at the residence.

Pallbearers are requested to assemble at Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, South Chapel, on Friday at 1:30pm and include:  Jimmy Whitlock, Jonathan Sanford, James Trammell, Jonathan Griffin, Gary Wayne Thomason, and Danny Thomason.

Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, South Chapel, has charge of the funeral arrangements.