Mary Julia Orr, age 74, of Ellijay passed away Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2012. She was preceded in death by her husband, Edgar Orr; son, William F. Thornton; parents, Julian and Ima Creech; and brother, Billy G. Creech.
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She is survived by her children, Joseph (Deborah) Thornton of Cumming, James Scott (Kyle) Thornton of Acworth, Mary Ruth (Rocky) Phillips of Sugar Hill; brother, Benny Creech of Cumming; six grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and other loving relatives and friends also survive.
The family will receive friends at Ingram Funeral Home Friday, Nov. 16, from 3-8 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to National Public Radio in Mary Julia's name at npr.org.
Condolences may be made at www.ingramfuneralhome.com.
Ingram Funeral Home and Crematory is in charge of arrangements.
Ingram Funeral Home
210 Ingram Avenue
Cumming, GA 30040
Published in Forsyth County News from Nov. 14 to Nov. 17, 2012