March 9, 1942 - March 13, 2022
Norma Jean Perry Partain, age 80 of Cornelia, passed away on Sunday, March 13, 2022. Born on March 9, 1942, in Mount Airy, Georgia, she was a daughter of the late Lawrence Perry and Kathryn Riggins Perry. Norma Jean worked in the field of office administration until her retirement and was a member of Level Grove Baptist Church. She was a loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. Ms. Partain enjoyed playing the piano, singing, being at the beach and was a very meticulous housekeeper! In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by the father of her children, Gene Partain; and an infant brother; Virgil Ray Perry. Survivors include her daughters and sons-in-law, Lisa and David Nicholson of Cornelia and Kellie and Glenn Sosebee of Gainesville; grandchildren, Nathan and Morgan Nicholson of Gainesville, Seth and Andrea Nicholson of Winder, Allie Nicholson of Cornelia, Lincoln and Landon Sosebee of Gainesville; great-grandchildren, Riggs and Boone Nicholson; sister, Judy Perry of Cornelia; brothers and sisters-in-law, Roy and Kathy Perry of Demorest, Stanley Perry and Pat Perry of Demorest; along with several extended family and friends. Special thanks to her long term caregivers, Funmi Pratt and Marie Aifuwa, and Beverly Defevers and Carrie Bennett. Funeral services are scheduled for 2:00 pm Tuesday, March 15, 2022 in the chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home with Dr. Brian James officiating. Interment will follow in Yonah Memorial Gardens with Rev. Terry Rice officiating at the graveside. The family will receive friends on Tuesday from 12:00 noon until the service hour. Flowers are accepted or memorials may be made in her memory to Level Grove Baptist Church, P O Box 416, Cornelia, Georgia, 30531. An online guest register is available and may be viewed at www.mcgaheegriffinandstewart.com. MCGAHEE-GRIFFIN & STEWART FUNERAL HOME OF CORNELIA, GEORGIA (706-778-8668) IS IN CHARGE OF ARRANGEMENTS. Cemetery Arrangements have been entrusted to Yonah Memorial Gardens at 255 Central Avenue, Demorest, Georgia 30535. Telephone: 706-778-8599.
Norma Jean Perry Partain, age 80 of Cornelia, passed away on Sunday, March 13, 2022. Born on March 9, 1942, in Mount Airy, Georgia, she was a daughter of the late Lawrence Perry and Kathryn Riggins Perry. Norma Jean worked in the field of office... View Obituary & Service Information
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