Obituary and funeral service: Lida Grey Waldrop Darnell, 86, of Loganville

Lida Grey Waldrop Darnell, age 86, of Loganville passed away August 10, 2019, in Social Circle, GA. Lida was born in Calloway County, Kentucky on May 12, 1933. She is the daughter of the late Burie Virgil Waldrop and Laurine Carraway Waldrop of Murray, KY.

She is survived by her husband of 68 years, Pat Darnell; their son, Kevin Darnell (Teresa); grandchildren, Jenny Lesniak (Ryan) and Justin Darnell (Aleah); great-grandchildren, Audrey and Ava Lesniak, Bryden, and Kaysen Darnell; her sister, Sue Waldrop Cannedy; as well as 2 nieces, Phyllis Rhoads and Cindy Ahlers; and a host of friends.

Lida was a bookkeeper, a homemaker, and loved serving alongside Pat in the Berachah Sunday School Class. She loved playing cards and was the beloved Nana to her grandchildren and great-grandchildren, whom she loved to spoil. She also loved to cook and ministered to many who have had her potato salad, green beans, or soup.

A Memorial Service is planned for Thursday, August 15, 2019 at First Baptist Church Snellville. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. and the Service will begin at 12 p.m. The Berachah Class will be serving as honorary pallbearers.

Tom M. Wages Funeral Home in Snellville, GA will be aiding with the service. Condolences may be sent or viewed at

Reposted courtesy of Wages Funeral Home.

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