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BOLLINGER, Georgia Alberta (Mann) was born on March 23, 1919 at Howe's Mill in Dent County, Missouri to William Oscar Mann and Martha Zoe (Ball) Mann. She was the only surviving sibling of 11 children- 6 girls and 5 boys. She went to school in a one-room schoolhouse just across the country road from her father's farm at Howe's Mill, where he raised hogs and grew tobacco. Upon reaching adulthood, she moved to Fredericktown, Missouri to work. There is where she met her late husband Leroy Bollinger, whom she married September 3, 1938. They both worked at Brown Shoe Company where their combined service to the company totaled 80 years. Georgia was active in the First Presbyterian Church in Fredericktown, and she also served in the Lady's Auxiliary where she volunteered at the gift shop in Madison Memorial Hospital. She enjoyed quilting and made many beautiful quilts throughout the years, plus she enjoyed making Cabbage Patch Kids when they were popular in the mid-1970s. Georgia has a son and daughter-in-law, Bob and Meko Bollinger who live in Beavercreek, Ohio. Her only granddaughter, Marsha, lives in Columbus, Ohio and her only grandson, Timothy and his wife Tana who live in Chicago, Illinois. Georgia has many nephews, nieces, in-laws and other friends who were close to her over the years. For the last 7 years, Georgia lived in the Emerald Cliff Assisted Living and the Greene Oaks Nursing Home in Xenia, Ohio. Funeral services will be held 1 PM Tuesday, March 27, 2012 at the Follis and Sons Funeral Home, 700 Plaza Dr., Fredericktown, MO. 63645. Family will receive friends from 11 AM - 1 PM Tuesday. Rev. Bobby Graham officiating. Interment will follow in Marcus Memorial Park. Arrangements in Beavercreek, Ohio in care of the TOBIAS FUNERAL HOME-BEAVERCREEK CHAPEL. Online condolences may be sent to www.tobiasfuneralhome.com.
Published in Dayton Daily News on March 22, 2012