Lorene McCollum Segers

Lorene McCollum Segers, age 93, of Cornelia, met her beloved husband at the Gates of Pearls on Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2018.

Mrs. Segers was born Jan. 31, 1924, in Greenville, South Carolina, to the late Daniel Alexander and Carrie Brownlow McCollum. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Paul Segers; sisters, Agnes M. Smith and Flonie M. Wooten; and brothers: Bill, Frank, John, Holbert, Price, and Walter McCollum.

She was co-owner, along with her husband and secretary, of C & S Builder's Supply. Mrs. Segers was an avid reader and gardener. She was a member of Cornelia Church of God, and attended Gethsemane Baptist Church.

Survivors include her daughter, Pat Segers of Cornelia; special niece, Jan Wells of Buffalo, South Carolina; sisters-in-law, Geraldine Bridges of Lavonia, and Sheraldine Byrd of Lawrenceville; a host of nieces, nephews, and cousins; and special caregiver, Elaine Allen of Turnerville. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family.

Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Friday, Jan. 12, 2018, at Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, in Baldwin, with the Rev. James Gunn, the Rev. Donald Grizzle, and the Rev. Austin Ivester officiating. Interment will follow in Yonah Memorial Gardens.

The family will receive friends from 1:30 p.m. until 2:45 p.m. the day of the funeral, at the funeral home.

Flowers are accepted, or donations may be made to Gethsemane Baptist Church, 400 Furniture Dr., Cornelia, GA 30531.

Those wishing to express online condolences to the family may do so by visiting www.whitfieldfuneralhomes.com.

Arrangements were in the care of Whitfield Funeral Homes & Crematory, South Chapel, of Baldwin.

White County News - Cleveland, Georgia
January 18, 2018

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