Bertie Lou Gann, age 89, passed peacefully in the comfort of her home in the early morning of November 17th, 2020 surrounded by her loved ones.
In 1949, she married A.E. Gann, her best friend & lifelong love to whom she was married for 65 years until his death in 2014. She is preceded in death by him, her Son Stephen Gann and daughter-in-law Lynn Gann. Mother, Grandmother and Great-grandmother, Bertie Lou Hallman Gann or “Gran Gran,” was the matriarch of her family. She loved flowers, gardening, fishing, good bluegrass music, traveling and birdwatching on her back porch with her grand kids. She was fond of sharing her personal values of kindness, trustworthiness and integrity with her children and grandchildren.
She is survived by her daughters Brenda Holt (Michael), Patricia Gann Owens, and Sharon Gann; her brother John Wesley Hallman Jr, her sister-in-law Wanda Sanders Van Zant and six grandchildren J. Michael McCullers (Sydney), Tasha McCrory, Kristie Long (Abe), Jessica Holt, Ashely Rogers (Mitch) and Lauren Karcher (Austin) and twelve great grandchildren.
Graveside visitation and viewing will be 12:30-1p.m., graveside service to follow at 1p.m., Friday, November 20,th at Flatwoods Baptist Church in Northport with Rev Billy Gray officiating. Funeral Home services provided by Magnolia Chapel Funeral Home North. Flowers provided by Pat’s Florist.
Pallbearers will be Michael Holt, Cody Van Zant, Jim Bohannan, Mitch Rogers, and Austin Karcher. Honorary pallbearers will be James Ray Gransbury, Colton Gransbury, members of the Flatwoods Baptist Church and Arbor Springs Baptist Church.
Due to Covid19, mask will be required at the service.