Jane Sorrow Corry

May 18, 1934 ~ March 2, 2007 (age 72)

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 to sign the online guest register.

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