Henry Grady Head


Mr. Henry Grady Head, 80, of Rydal, GA, passed away peacefully Saturday, February 23, 2019. Mr. Head was born in White, GA, on July 25, 1938, to the late Mr. Henry Head and Mrs. Mamie Whitener Head.

Grady was a beloved husband, father, grandfather and soon to be great-grandfather. He loved going to church and never met a stranger.  He frequented Open Bible Wesleyan and Five Forks Baptist  Churches. He loved to work in the garden and driving his FORD tractor.  Grady loved gospel music and was in a gospel band for many years. He will be truly missed by all those who knew and loved him.

He is preceded in death by his parents; son, Jody Head; and sisters, Lois and Mary Grace Leonard.

He is survived by his devoted wife of 60 years, Laura Battles Head; son, Dale Head and daughter-in-law, Chrisie Head; and grandsons, Joseph and Steven Head and Micheal McIntyre.

A Celebration of Life Service will be conducted at Open Bible Wesleyan Church on Wednesday, February 27, 2019 at one o'clock in the afternoon with the Rev. Mike Huskins and Rev. Billy Munday officiating. Interment will follow the services at Oak Hill Cemetery, Cartersville, GA.

The family will receive friends from Tuesday, February 26, 2019, at Open Bible Wesleyan Church from Five o'clock in the evening until eight.

Please visit www.owenfunerals.com to leave online condolences for the family.

Owen Funeral Home, 12 Collins Drive, Cartersville is honored to serve the Head Family in this most difficult of times.