Mary Frances “Mimi” Cochran Funk, age 80, of Cornelia, passed away on Tuesday, August 2, 2022. 

Born on August 17, 1941 in Sylva, North Carolina, she was a daughter of the late Worth Grant Warren and Helen Jones Warren. Mrs. Funk retired from Johnson and Johnson where she worked in quality control. She was an avid reader and bingo player and enjoyed crocheting blankets, baking cakes for her family and the community. She was a huge fan of the Atlanta Braves! Mrs. Funk was a member of Ladies Auxiliary at the VFW and the last member of her immediate family. 

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Ralph Franklin Funk; son, Terry Grant Funk; brothers, Cecil Cochran, Larry Cochran and Jimmy “Buddy” Cochran; and sister, Margaret “Peggy” Cochran. 

Survivors include sons and daughters-in-law, Timmy Funk (Lettie) of Bradenton, Florida, Robin Funk of Homer, Todd Funk of Cornelia; daughter, Susan Metz of Anderson, South Carolina; grandchildren, Jonathan, David (Chantley), and Zack Funk, who were raised in her home, Trista Koenigseder (Casey), Grant Funk (Ashley), Garrett Metz, Kylie Dixon (Aubrey), Claire Metz, and Riley Kastner; great grandchildren, Blake Phothisane, Noah Funk, Chance Funk, Myles Funk, Raelynn Dixon, Ava Dixon, Marlee Dixon, and Vaden Metz. 

Memorial Services will be held at 12 noon on Saturday, August 6, 2022 in the Chapel of McGahee-Griffin and Stewart with David Terrell officiating. Inurnment will follow in the VFW Memorial Park Cemetery. 

The family will receive friends from 10 am until the service hour on Saturday at the funeral home. 

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Mt. Airy Masonic Lodge 141, Secret Santa Fund, to aide in pharmacy cost for our local community at PO Box 106, Mt. Airy, Georgia 30563. 

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