Mary Reynolds Callaway

Born: Thu., Feb. 28, 1924
Died: Mon., Jun. 26, 2006

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Mary Reynolds Callaway, age 82, of Union Point, GA, died Monday, June 26, 2006 at her residence. A lifelong resident of Greene County, she was born on February 28, 1924 to the late William Alva Reynolds and Virginia Moody Reynolds. She graduated from Greensboro High School and Draughn Business School in Atlanta. On October 13, 1945 she married Malcolm H. Callaway, Jr. of Union Point, GA and in October of 2005 they celebrated their 60th Anniversary. Along with her husband, she owned and operated Callaway Funeral Home in Union Point, GA for forty-five years. Upon their retirement, they enjoyed living in the country, cooking barbecues and getting together with their family and friends. Mary was a beloved wife, mother, grandmother and friend. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Union Point.

Survivors include her husband, Malcolm H. Callaway, Jr. of Union Point, GA; two daughters, Beth Callaway Hunt and husband Jim of Ellijay, GA and Kittie Callaway Caston and husband Richard of Acworth, GA; three grandchildren, Rachel Hunt Tidwell, James Hunt and Cristina Caston; and a number of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her brothers, Dr. James W. Reynolds, Billy Reynolds and Robert Reynolds.

Graveside Services will be held on Wednesday, June 28, 2006 at 11:00 a.m. at Greenlawn Cemetery in Union Point with Rev. Lem Clark officiating. The family will receive friends from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Tuesday night at the funeral home. The family requests that any memorials be made to the American Cancer Society, 1684 Barnett Shoals Road, Athens, GA 30605. McCommons Funeral Home, 109 W. Broad St., Greensboro, GA, (706) 453-2626, is in charge of arrangements. Visit us at www.mccommonsfuneralhome.com to sign the online guest register.

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Rita Scroggs
   Posted Tue June 27, 2006
I am sad to hear about the unexpected death of my aunt Mary. I was out-of-town and did not hear of her death until I returned this evening. Mom does not feel that she can handle another trip to Georgia so soon. She's still not recovered from the funeral of Sarah Mae. Please know that our thoughts are with you and that we are with you in prayer.

Karen B. Hawley
   Posted Tue June 27, 2006
Beth, My sincere sympathy during this time. I will let the Liberty staff know about your loss. Karen

Paula Rhodes Swint
   Posted Tue June 27, 2006
"Miss" Mary always meant a lot to me. Last year I took my mother out to visit Mary and Malcolm. We had a wonderful time looking at all the special things they had done around their farm. They seemed to enjoy sharing all those details with us. Mary kept up with my children as they've gone through college and let me know she was keeping up with them. That really meant a lot to me. She was a special part of my early life, and I was glad I reunited with her and Mr. Malcolm in the last few years. Kittie and Beth, my sympathy goes to you. You know I love you and share your sorrow. With love, Paula

Link Veazey
   Posted Tue June 27, 2006
My sincere sympathy to the Family. I GREW UP WITH THE REYNOLDS FAMILY IN GREENSBORO, GA

James David Meadows
   Posted Wed June 28, 2006
My deepest sympathy Mr. Callaway My prayers are with you. David Meadows originally from Union Point, GA

Joe Newsom
   Posted Wed June 28, 2006
I always enjoyed talking to Miss Mary and she always supported us as kids when we sold things for NGA. It is a great loss for the community.

Mary Ruth Meeks Brown
   Posted Thu June 29, 2006
God Bless You during the time of sorrow.