Family-Placed Death Notice
BAINE, Natalie NATALIE ANN BAINE Natalie Ann Baine, 20, of Roswell, GA, died Jan. 11, 2013 as a result of injuries sustained in a car accident earlier in the week. Natalie attended the University of Alabama, where she was a Junior year honor student. She was a member of the Alpha Chi Omega sorority. Natalie was recently accepted to study abroad in her major of Accounting, and had plans to attend graduate school. Natalie graduated from Roswell High School in 2010. She started playing basketball at age 5, and eventually became a 4 year starter on the varsity team. As a sign of her physical and mental toughness, Natalie was the all-time leader in consecutive starts at Roswell with 111, and was point guard on the first regional championship team in 30 years. She was also proud to be a member of the Georgia Hoopstars Elite Basketball team. Always quick with a smile, Natalie knew no strangers and was never one to sit still. She loved sports, which was second only to her family and friends. Her energy, enthusiasm, and love of life were felt by everyone that had the good fortune of meeting her. Even in death, Natalie continues to spread her unselfish kindness. By donating her organs, Natalie has already given life to a 13 year old that needed a heart, a middle age man who received her liver, and her two kidneys found a 17 yr old female and a 28 yr old male recipient today. She is preceded in death by her MATERNAL GRANDMOTHER, MARGARET VANCE, HER FRATERNAL GRANDFATHER, ROBERT BAINE, and her cousin Spencer McIllwain. She is survived by her loving family - Mother, Janet (Vance) Korowitz and Stepfather, Bill Korowitz, Roswell, GA; Father, Matt Baine and Stepmother Delpha Pitts, Tulsa, OK; brother Nathan Baine, and sisters Erica, Lauren and Lexi Korowitz, all of Roswell, GA; sisters Jessie Pitts and Lauren Pitts, both of Tulsa, OK; and Maternal Grandfather James Vance, Fraternal Grandmother Dorothy Baine and Grandmother Ann Korowitz. Visitation will be held at Roswell Funeral Home, 950 Mansell Rd., Roswell Ga on Thur., Jan. 17th from 2 -4 and 5-9 p.m., The Funeral mass will be held at St. Peter Chanel Catholic Church, 11330 Woodstock Road, Roswell, GA 30075 at 11:30 AM on Fri., Jan. 18th. Natalie will then be flown to Tulsa, OK for services and burial at Floral Haven Cemetery in Broken Arrow, OK. Memorial contributions may be made to
in Natalie's name at St Jude's Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105. Roswell Funeral Home has been entrusted with the arrangements.
Published in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution from Jan. 16 to Jan. 17, 2013