Winder - Gene T. Albea, 79, of Winder, died Sunday, April 8, 2007.
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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.
Published in Athens Banner-Herald on Apr. 10, 2007