Dec. 1, 1934-Jan. 2, 2017 |
Mrs. Betty Townsend Orr, age 82, of Gainesville passed away Monday, Jan. 2, 2017, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center surrounded by her family.
Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Friday, Jan. 6, 2017, in the chapel of Memorial Park South Funeral Home with interment following at Memorial Park South Cemetery. The Rev. Scott Wilson and the Rev. Chris Orr will officiate. The family will receive friends 6-8 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 5, 2017, at Memorial Park South Funeral Home.
Mrs. Orr was born Dec. 1, 1934, to the late Jim and Eliza Townsend in Blairsville and was a member of Union Baptist Church. A 1953 graduate of Union County High School, she had been an office manager of Gold Kist Inc. for 30 years prior to the ownership of Georgia Mountain Graphics.
Mrs. Orr is survived by her husband of 61 years, Max Orr of Gainesville; son and daughter-in-law, Steve and Debra Orr of Flowery Branch; grandchildren, Chris Orr and Aundrea Baisley; great-grandchildren, Abigail Orr, Whitley Orr, Georgia Baisley and Penny Baisley; brother, Tom Townsend of Cumming; sister, Grapelle Thompson of Winder; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by siblings, Sara Roberts, Cliff Townsend, Bill Townsend, Odell Townsend, Margie Butts, Robert Townsend and Jeanette Vest.
Memorial Park South Funeral Home, 4121 Falcon Parkway, Flowery Branch, GA 30542, is in charge of arrangements. Send online condolences to www.memorialparkfuneralhomes.com.
Published in gainesvilletimes.com on Jan. 4, 2017