Winder - Gene T. Albea, 79, of Winder, died Sunday, April 8, 2007.
Mr. Albea was born in Greenwood Co., South Carolina, to the late Melvin Anderson Albea and the late Elsie Lucille (Lindsay) Albea. He was a member of Winder First Baptist Church, a WWII veteran and retired from Walton Clothes.
Survivors include wife Johnnie Verleen Stowe Albea, of Winder, Ga.; son and daughter-in-law, Doyle & Donna Albea, of Jefferson, Ga.; daughter and son-in-law, Jeanne & Jimmy Purvis, of Greenwood, S.C.; grandsons, Andy & Christina Albea, of Jefferson, Michael Albea, of Japan, and James Purvis, of Greenwood, S.C.; great-grandchildren, Alex and Chloe Albea, of Jefferson, Ga.
Funeral services will be at 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, April 10, 2007 at Smith Memory Chapel with Rev. Donnie Pennington officiating. Interment will be at Barrow Memorial Gardens.
Memorial contributions may be made to: First Baptist Church Building Fund, 625 Jefferson Hwy., Winder, GA 30680.
Smith Funeral Home, Winder, is in charge of arrangements.