Eunice Holley Withrow

Born: Thu., Apr. 23, 1914
Died: Fri., Sep. 18, 2009

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Eunice Hilda Holley Withrow, age 95, of Greensboro, GA, died Friday, September 18, 2009 at Boswell Parker Nursing Center. Born on April 23, 1914 she was a native of Verbena, AL and the daughter of the late Robert Fulton Holley of Ashland, AL and the former Callie Delene Culver of Rockford, AL. She graduated from high school in Clanton Alabama and from Clanton Community Business School. In 1934 she married Ralph Lewis Withrow of Swords Georgia.

Mrs. Withrow was a homemaker, a member of Eastern Star, past president of WMU, and an active member of the First Baptist Church in Greensboro. With church friends she traveled to the Holy Land, sang with the Golden Tone Choir, and enjoyed Community Bible Study. Mrs. Withrow served her community as a pink lady at Minnie G. Boswell Hospital and delivered Meals on Wheels. She also enjoyed working at the election polls, gardening and selling World Book Encyclopedia.

Mrs. Withrow was preceded in death by her husband, Ralph Lewis Withrow; and two sisters, Thelma Holley and Myrtle Holley Stephens. She is survived by daughters Laquita Withrow Pimm of Athens Georgia; Linda Withrow of Atlanta, GA; Holley Withrow Renno and husband Gene of Augusta, GA; a son, Ralph Lewis Withrow Jr. and wife Ferah of Covington, GA; sisters-in-law, Helen Withrow and Bertha Ballew; a granddaughter, Margaret Hovel and husband Dan of Byron, MN and their two sons, Matt and Chris.

Graveside Services will be held on Sunday, September 20, 2009 at 2:30 p.m. at Greensboro City Cemetery with Rev. Michael Hardy officiating. The family will receive friends from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. before the service at the funeral home. The family requests that any memorials be made to The First Baptist Church, 203 S. Main Street, Greensboro, GA 30642. McCommons Funeral Home, 109 W. Broad St., Greensboro, GA, (706) 453-2626, is in charge of arrangements. Visit us at to sign the online guest register.

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Jane Cobb
   Posted Sat September 19, 2009
Love and sympathy to the family. I share happy memories of days past. love, Jane Cobb

Paige Hubbard
   Posted Sat September 19, 2009
To the family of Ms. Withrow, My heart goes out to each and everyone. Ms. Withrow had just returned to our nursing home and she was a true blessing the short time that she was with us. She touched each and everyone on staff. She was such a loving and caring lady. She will be greatly missed by all that knew and loved her. My thoughts and prayers are with your family during this difficult time and the days to come. If you should ever need anything please call and let me know. May God bless and keep you all. Deepest Sympathy, Paige

Emmett and Shirley Caldwell
   Posted Sat September 19, 2009
Holley, Laquita, Linda,Lewis and Family, Our thoughts and prayers are with each of you during this time and in the days to come. Ms. Eunice was a remarkable SOUTHERN LADY.

Janice Campbell
   Posted Sat September 19, 2009
Our thoughts and prayers are with you all at this difficult time.We have fond memories of "Miss Eunice",as she was a lovely lady.Our sincere sympathy, Janice Campbell & Elaine C. Carpenter

Elaine Campbell Carpenter
   Posted Sun September 20, 2009
It's been such a long time since we have seen you,but wanted you to know that you are in our thoughts and prayers.Your mother was a wonderful lady.

Candy Arwood
   Posted Sun September 20, 2009
Holly, My thoughts and prayers are with you during this time. Your mother was such a sweet lady. And like you, she never failed to say "I love you." I am grateful to have been there on Friday evening. I love you. Candy

Pat and John Kerr
   Posted Sun September 20, 2009
Linda, We are very sorry to hear of your mother's death. From the obituary, she lived a full and active life. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. With deepest sympathy, Pat and John Kerr

Lynn Bryan Kitchens
   Posted Mon September 21, 2009
Holly, So sorry to hear about your mom. I did not know her but you are one of the sweetest ladies I have ever met and I'm sure she was the same. May God comfort you and your family during this time.

Beth Sellers Patrick and Family
   Posted Mon September 21, 2009
I am so sorry to hear of the lost of Grandma Eunice. I have so many memories that I will cherish always. It was so good to see each on of you yesterday. You will continue to be in my thoughts and prayers. Love always.

Sandra H Baynes
   Posted Wed September 23, 2009
Holly I am sorry about your Mom, I did not know until Mindy told me. My prayers are with you and your family.

Sandy Watt Manwaring
   Posted Thu October 01, 2009
My deepest sympathy to the family. I have happy memories of Church and CBS and lunches with Eunice. She was so proud of her garden and started my beautiful gardenia bush and fig tree for me. God Bless... Sandy Watt Manwaring