Jane Sorrow Corry

Born: Fri., May 18, 1934
Died: Fri., Mar. 2, 2007

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Jane Sorrow Corry, age 72, of Union Point, Georgia, died on Friday, March 2, 2007 at Hospice Atlanta. A lifelong resident of Greene County, Jane was born on May 18, 1934 in the Bairdstown Community. She was the daughter of the late Samuel Frank Sorrow and Florene Young Sorrow. She graduated from Union Point High School in 1952 and Athens Business College in 1953. In March of 1953 she married Edward E. Corry, Jr. of Union Point. Beginning in 1971 she worked as secretary at Union Point Elementary School. She then moved to Greene County High School for five years before returning to Union Point Elementary School where she stayed until her retirement in 1996. Known as "Miss Jane" she loved the children of Greene County and touched the lives of many. She was a devoted member of the First Presbyterian Church of Union Point, GA. Miss Jane will be remembered for her kindness and devotion to everyone she met.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Edward Eugene Corry, Jr. in January of this year. She is survived by two sons, Edward E. Corry, III and wife Debbie and their children Lindsay and Lauren of Hobe Sound, FL and Samuel F. Corry of Atlanta, GA; and a host of other relatives and friends.

Funeral Services will be held Sunday, March 4, 2007 at 2:00 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church in Union Point with the Rev. Dr. James Choomack, Jr. and Rev. Stephen Jackson officiating. Interment will follow at Greenlawn Cemetery in Union Point. Serving as pallbearers are William Crutchfield and elders of the church, Dave Heffner, Tim Bramlett, Lanier Rhodes, W. H. Rhodes Jr., Sibley Bryan and J. Boswell. Honorary pallbearers are Terry Taylor, Evans Acree, Tom Haynes, John Osborne and elders of the church, Paulette George, Joyce Heffner, Carol Bramlett and Nancy Sanderson. The family requests that any memorials be made to First Presbyterian Church, 201 Veazey Street, Union Point, GA 30669. The family will receive friends from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Saturday night at their home in Union Point. 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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Jan Hallman
   Posted Fri March 02, 2007
To the Corry Family, Miss Jane and Mr. Ed will be greatly missed. I remember Miss Jane from when I started substituting at Union Point Elem. in 1996. She always had a kind word for everyone and always was jolly and cheerful. She will be greatly missed. My aunt, the late Miss Irene Gentry, worked with Mr. Ed many years ago. Our deepest sympathies to the family. Jan and David Hallman Josh and Robert

REID AND DELORIS MULLINS
   Posted Fri March 02, 2007
BOTH JANE AND ED WERE DEAR FRIENDS OF OURS FOR MANY YEARS. HER MOTHER,MRS FLORENE WORKED IN THE UNION POINT ELEMENTARY WHEN I WAS A STUDENT THERE. JANE LOOKED SO MUCH LIKE HER MOTHER AS I REMEMBERED HER. OUR PRAYERS GO OUT TO THE FAMILY. GOD BLESS. REID AND DELORIS MULLINS.

Donna Strozier Vandiver
   Posted Sat March 03, 2007
Dear Ed and Sam, I am so sorry to hear of Miss Jane passing away. She will always be remembered by me as one of the kindest people I have ever had the privilege of knowing. You are all in my prayers. Donna

Louise Cason Bentley
   Posted Sat March 03, 2007
I am so sorry. Mr. Ed and Miss Jane have always been two of my favorite people. I will always love and appreciate them for their love and kindnesses for my Uncle Evans and Aunt Sybil. They were truly wonderful friends and wonderful neighbors.

Teresa Walker Dunagan
   Posted Thu March 22, 2007
I am so sorry to hear of your loss. Mrs. Jane was such a wonderful, sweet lady. My thoughts are with you.

Paulette George
   Posted Thu April 12, 2007
on this Easter sunrise morning, I am missing Miss Jane and Mr. Ed and wondering what they are doing in Heaven to celebrate the risen savior...i loved them very much and still cherish their memory and influence on my life and the lives of Mary Beth, Mel and Rob. paulette george