CATHERINE NORRIS QUEEN, age 89, of Cornelia, Georgia, passed away on Tuesday, July 17, 2012, at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center.
Mrs. Queen was born on October 28, 1922, in Watkinsville, Georgia; daughter of the late Olan Daniel “Sam” and Leona Belle Cobb Norris. In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by her husband, Olan Albert Queen; sons, James Gunter and Jerald Gunter; son and daughter-in-law, Jimmy Gunter and Judy Gunter; and daughter, Marie Shell. Mrs. Queen was a homemaker and a member of Mountain View Baptist Church.
Survivors include her daughter and son-in-law, Peggy and Gene Pruitt, Cornelia, GA; fourteen grandchildren; ten great-grandchildren; and six great-great-grandchildren. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, July 19, 2012, at Mountain View Baptist Church with Rev. James Harvey and Rev. Scott Slaton officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 2-4 and 6-9 p.m. on Wednesday, July 18, 2012, at Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, Baldwin, Georgia.
Those wishing to express online condolences to the Queen family may do so by visiting www.whitfieldfuneralhomes.com.
Arrangements are in the care of Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, Baldwin, Georgia.