Correne Herrin Seay Batchelor, age 75, of Martin and formerly of Baldwin, passed away Thursday, April 2, 2009, at Stephens County Hospital following a sudden illness.
Born in Habersham County on January 29, 1934, she was the daughter of the late Claude and Ethel Brookshire Herrin. Ms. Batchelor was a homemaker and a member of East Lavonia Church of God. In addition to her parents she is also preceded in death by her first husband, Arthur Seay; second husband, George Batchelor; daughter, Kathy McCollum; grandson, Anthony Garrett.
Surviving are daughter and son-in-law, Emily and Wayne Garrett of Cleveland; sons and daughters-in-law, John and Sally Seay of Cornelia and Donnie and Betty Seay of Martin; 11 grandchildren, 20 great grandchildren and four great-great grandchildren also survive.
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 PM, Sunday, April 05, 2009 from the Chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart with Rev. Butch Franklin officiating. Interment will follow in New Hope Baptist Church Cemetery with Rev. Austin Kelley officiating. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 2-4 & 6-8 pm on Saturday. The family would like to express their sincere gratitude to Amber Ballenger, Interim Healthcare and Legacy Link for their kindness during this difficult time.
An online guest register is available at www.mcgaheegriffinandstewart.com.
McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home of Cornelia (706.778.8668) is in charge of arrangements.