Mr. Synan was born in Suffolk, VA, on December 1, 1934, son of the late Bishop Joseph A. Synan and the late Minnis Perdue Synan. Mr. Synan had a two year certificate from Emmanuel College, a Bachelor of Arts from Virginia Common Wealth University in Richmond, VA, and received his Masters Degree from the University of Georgia. He worked as a teacher at Emmanuel College from 1969 - 1991 and was a member of the Peniel Pentecostal Holiness Church in Royston, GA. Mr. Synan was a United States Army veteran, Gideon International, and a volunteer at Brown Health and Rehabilitation for 32 years.
Survivors include his wife, Phyllis Sparks Synan; sons and daughters-in-law, Bert and Debbie Synan of Royston, GA and Jim and Sharon Synan of Watkinsville, GA; grandchildren and spouses; Olivia Synan, Virginia Synan, Jessica and Ben Getz, Gabe Synan, Caleb Synan, and Libby and Ben Hall; one great grandchild, Link; brother and sister-in-law, Dr. H. Vinson and Carole Synan of Chesapeake, VA; and sister and brother-in-law, Maurine and Albert Gminder of North Carolina.
Funeral services for Mr. Synan will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, June 11, 2016, at the Franklin Springs Pentecostal Holiness Church. Interment will follow in the Franklin Springs City Cemetery.
The family will receive friends at Pruitt Funeral Home from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. on Friday evening. The family is at the home.
Online condolences may be made to the family by visiting www.pruittfhroyston.com.
Pruitt Funeral Home in Royston, GA is in charge of arrangements. 1934 - 2016
Pruitt Funeral Home
47 Franklin Spring Street
Royston, GA 30662
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