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Blanford Johnson Gandy


Macon- Blanford Johnson Gandy died peacefully Tuesday, April 3, 2012 at Pine Pointe Hospice surrounded by her family. She was 95 years old. Graveside services will be held on Monday, April 9, 2012 at 1:00PM at Riverside Cemetery (North Gate) with the Reverend James Duke, Jr. officiating. The family will greet friends following the service at the cemetery.

Mrs. Gandy was born in Meigs, Georgia, but lived in Macon most of her life. She worked in the family restaurant business, Mark’s Cellar and The Saratoga, and retired after many years as Fashion Advisor with Kiralfy-Goldman. She was a member of Vineville United Methodist Church and the Edmund F. Cook Sunday School Class. Mrs. Gandy was predeceased by her husband, Marcus A. Gandy, Sr.

Surviving Mrs. Gandy are her daughter and son-in-law, Rose and Ronnie Edwards; her sons and daughters-in-law, Marcus and Nancy Gandy and Phillip and Barbara Gandy; her sister, Glynn Elsner; her brother, Hollis Johnson; eight grandchildren, Maggie Edwards, Drew Edwards, Marc Gandy, Stephanie Davidson, Sam Gandy, Hannah Fleckenstein, Darlene Gandy and Phil Gandy, Jr.; nine great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews and friends.

In lieu of flowers, the family has requested that memorial contributions be made to the Edmund F. Cook Scholarship Fund, Vineville United Methodist Church, 2045 Vineville Avenue, Macon, Georgia 31204 or to Pine Pointe Hospice, 6261 Peake Road, Macon, Georgia 31210.

The family may be contacted at the residence.

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Hart’s Mortuary and Crematory, Cherry Street, has charge of arrangements.


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