Nina Hunter Corry

Born: Thu., Jan. 7, 1909
Died: Tue., Feb. 6, 2007

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Nina Hunter Corry, formerly of Siloam, GA., died February 6, 2007 at Oak Mountain Village Assisted Living in Carrollton, GA. Born in Oglethorpe County, January 7, 1909, she was the daughter of the late James Howard Hunter and Nina Johnson Hunter. Mrs. Corry spent her childhood in Oglethorpe County where she graduated from Crawford High School. She then graduated from Georgia State Teachers College in Athens. Before marrying she taught school in Union Point and Warrenton, GA. After she married Floyd Thomas Corry she taught school in Greene County for thirty-two years touching the lives of many children. Mrs. Corry was a member of the Greene County Historical Society, the Library Board and the Greene County Retired Teacher''s Association. She was a longtime member of Siloam Presbyterian Church where she taught Sunday School.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Floyd Thomas Corry in November of 1955; a sister, Lucy Hunter and a brother, Guy Richter Hunter. Surviving family members are her daughters, Carolyn Spears of Douglasville, GA, Martha Thomas and husband George of Carrollton, GA and Betty Mullins and husband Alvin of Morrow, GA; six grandchildren, Beth Metzger, Chris Thomas, Tommy Shelnutt, Carole Murphy, Sheila Green and Rick Thomas; eleven great grandchildren; niece Ellen Dyas; nephew Jim Hunter; and a number of other relatives.

Funeral Services will be held Saturday, February 10, 2007, at 3:00 p.m. at the Siloam Presbyterian Church with Rev. James Bowen officiating. Interment will follow in the Siloam Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers are Tommy Shelnutt, Rick Thomas, Chris Thomas, Jim Hunter, Marvin Bell and Tony Bell. The family will receive friends from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Friday night in the historic Hall-Thomas house. Any memorial gifts may 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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William C Poole
   Posted Wed February 07, 2007
A true Lady and great teacher.

KENNY KELLUM
   Posted Thu February 08, 2007
I will never forget the impact Miss Nina has had on my life, as well as others she taught. Serving with her in church in later years are wonderful memories also. I speak of her often. I am so sorry for your loss, and the world that knew her has loss someone special also.

Charlotte Chapman White
   Posted Thu February 08, 2007
Miss Nine was always so kind to me when I was a member of the Corry family. She was a gracious, Southern lady, who will be missed by all who knew her. You all have my deepest sympathy.

Mary Mellon
   Posted Thu February 08, 2007
Nina was a wonderful lady who I was blessed to have known for the past 5 1/2 years. She touched many lives and is already missed by many. I will always remember her!!

Elizabeth Conger McEuen
   Posted Thu February 08, 2007
My prayers are with you all. may God give you the comfort and strength to face tomorrow. I share many memories of your family and love each of you. Elizabeth

Jane Crawford Miller
   Posted Fri February 09, 2007
I'm so sorry about your Mother's passing. She meant alot to my parents (Joe & Ruth Crawford). I'm thinking of you at this time& know what you are going thru. You are in my prayers. Anne, Nancy, & Jane Crawford

Frank/Martha Senkbeil
   Posted Fri February 09, 2007
We are so sorry to hear of your mother's death. She lived a long enjoyable life and we were privileged to be a part of her life. We enjoyed visiting with her in Siloam, at Betty and Alvin's and occasionally at our home in Jonesboro. We always tried to see her at Christmas and enjoyed exchanging cards with her. She will be missed but all of you have memories to cherish. Love, Martha and Frank

Emmett and Shirley Caldwell
   Posted Sat February 10, 2007
We continue to remember each member of the family in our thoughts and prayers.

Rosie Cribbs
   Posted Sat February 10, 2007
Nina will be greatly missed. It was an honer to know her and the family.

Georgia Corry Harkins
   Posted Sat February 10, 2007
Miss Nina was a terrific lady. I am proud to have known her. She will be missed.

Lee Duvall Thornton
   Posted Sat February 10, 2007
She was a wonderful Christian lady and a great teacher. I remember my 4th grade year at NGA very fondly. She will be truly missed by many. Prayfully, Lee Duvall Thornton

Lanelle LaRue
   Posted Sun February 11, 2007
I am so sorry to hear about your mother's death. My prayers are with all of the family. I always enjoyed her music and joyful spirit. Her musical talent to play almost anything she heard was amazing and a joy. Her fingers always seemed to just float over the keyboard.

Carroll Underwood
   Posted Sun February 11, 2007
Am sorry to hear of your mother's death. Our prayers go out for each of you in your sorrow. Though only a comparative few years younger we always looked up to "Miss Nina" Our parents held her and Floyd in high esteem. God Bless you all.

PATRICIA SELLERS GILLESPIE
   Posted Fri February 16, 2007
My thoughts and prayers to all the family. Mrs. Corry had an impact on my life, she was such a kind person. I remember she gave me the book "Hans Brinker and the Silver Skates" when I was in the 4th grade, I have never forgotten that. She made each student feel so special. It was a joy to have her for a teacher and someone to look up to. I will also remember her playing "Stars and Stripes" on the piano as we all used to come into the old gymnasium for chapel services. She was a very dear lady, and I will always remember her.