ROSSVILLE - Helen Joyce Ghann, “Nanny,” 87, went home to be with Jesus on Saturday, July 17, 2021.

Helen was born and raised in Athens, Tennessee but had been a resident of Rossville, Georgia for many years. She previously attended Bibleway Baptist Church and worked for 3M Company for 40 years. Helen loved spending time with her daughters and grandkids. She married the love of her life, Robert “Bobby “Ghann and they were married for 65 years. Helen was a Loving, and Caring mother to her three girls, they were her world. She loved and adored all of her Grandchildren and Great Grandchildren.

Helen was preceded in death by husband, Bobby Ghann; her parents, Carl and Rose Lee; and sister, Wanda Griffith.

Survivors include her daughters: Vicki Smith (Bill), Janie Janow and Yvonne Cochran; eight grandchildren; and 16 great grandchildren.

Private family memorial services were held in the South Crest Chapel of Lane Funeral Home in Rossville, GA on Wednesday, July 21, 2021.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude’s children’s Hospital at

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Arrangements are by the South Crest Chapel of Lane Funeral Home & Crematory, Rossville.