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Lynn E. Brackey

1943 - 2018 Obituary Condolences
Lynn E. Brackey Obituary
Lynn was born in Macon, GA on April 23, 1943. She earned her Associates in Arts Degree from Virginia Intermont College, Bristol, VA in 1963; her Bachelors from University of Georgia, Athens, GA in 1965 & her MED from Georgia State University, Atlanta GA in 1975. Atlanta has been her home since 1970.

Lynn's husband, William H. Thead, passed in 2007 & was owner of Post Medical Inc, a successful manufacturing & marketing company. After his death, Lynn served as CEO of the company from 2007-2011 until the company was sold.

Lynn was CFO of Ramoth Baptist Church Inc. The 182 year old Baptist Church of Christ at Ramoth in Eatonton, GA was restored in 2012 by Lynn & her brother, Carling. Adjacent to the church is the family cemetery.

Working with children for 37 years, Lynn retired in 2003. She taught middle school in Jacksonville, FL from 1965-1966. She worked for the city of Jacksonville and the Kennedy Foundation to create recreation facilities for the handicapped from 1966-1968. She was invited to teach in a Jacksonville inner city middle school project to redirect underprivileged youth from 1968-1970. She served as a behavior therapist working with juvenile delinquents in a lock up facility & with children classified as battered, deprived, abused & ungovernable living in a shelter from 1970-2003. Providing these children with "normal" experiences in a safe & positive environment was both challenging & rewarding.

She was a working member of Dunwoody Baptist Church serving on the First Impression Team & the Mission Council as the leader of a small life group.

She was a member of the Kappa Delta Epsilon, an honorary teacher's fraternity; Kappa Kappa Gamma Alumnae Association; Heritage Sandy Springs & the Dunwoody Homeowner's Association.

She Served as the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution Vice Chairman of Development. She was a member of the Development Committee at Kate Duncan Smith DAR School in Grant, AL & on the Advisory Committee at Tamassee DAR School in Tamassee, SC. She was affiliated with nineteen genealogical societies & in each one she has served in a variety of offices & chairmanships, both on the chapter & state level.

Lynn is preceded in death by her husband, William H Thead Jr; father Edward J Brackey; mother, Mamie Evelyn Brackey; brother, Channing E Brackey & sister-in-law, Karla J Brackey. She is lovingly survived by her Brother, Carling J Brackey & by countless loving family members as well as a host of long time friends.

Memorial Services for Lynn will be held by Pastor Allen Jackson

Friday June 15th, 2018 at 2:00p.m.

Dunwoody Baptist Church

1445 Mt. Vernon Rd

Dunwoody, GA 30338

Memorial Contributions may be made in lieu of flowers to Dunwoody Baptist Church Mission Council

Brackey, E. Lynn
Published in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution from June 14 to June 15, 2018
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