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Viola (Stanton) Negra

May 28, 1926 ~ February 27, 2017 (age 90)

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Mrs. Viola Stanton Negra, age 90 of Sautee. Mrs. Negra passed away Monday, February 27, 2017. “Viola” was born in Washington D.C. on May 28, 1926 to the late Jack Stanton and Vangie Jones Stanton. As a young woman, Viola was involved with the Selective Service System during WWII and was an active member of the Women’s Army Volunteer Service. In 1946, Viola married Andy Negra and became loving wife and mother, she did however find time to pursue her interests which included quilting and crafting as well as playing the Dulcimer, baking and sewing. In 1991, she and Andy moved to White County they were active members of Nacoochee United Methodist church and where Viola was an active member of the White County Historical Society. She is survived by her husband of 70 years, Andy Negra, of Sautee; daughter, Mary Owens of Sautee; sons, Steven Negra (Bobbie) of Concord, NC and Michael Negra (Wanda) of Centre Hall, PA. She is also survived by her 2 grandchildren, 4 great grandchildren and 3 great great grandchildren.

Funeral services are scheduled for 2:00pm, Saturday, March 4, 2017 at Nacoochee United Methodist Church with Rev. Keith Windmiller officiating, interment will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Friday from 5:00 to 8:00pm. Flowers will be acknowledged, however it requested that memorial donations Nacoochee United Methodist Church Building Fund, P.P.Box 426, Sautee Nacoochee, GA 30571 or Emory Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center, ℅ Emory University Healthcare Sciences Development, 1440 Clifton Rd, Suite 112, Atlanta, GA 30322 or Smithgall Woods Humane Society, 4823 Helen Hwy, Hwy 75 North, Sautee Nacoochee, GA 30571

 


Charitable donations may be made to:

Nacoochee United Methodist Church
1371 Highway 17 North, Sautee-Nacoochee, GA 30571,
Tel: (706) 878-3263

Emory Alzheimer's Disease Research Center
1440 Clifton Rd, Suite 112, Atlanta GA 30322

Smithgall Humane Society of White County
P.O. Box 2090, Cleveland, GA 30528,
Tel: (706) 865-4135
Web: smithgallhumanesociety.org



 Service Information

Visitation
Friday
March 3, 2017

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Alexander Funeral Home
2721 Hwy 129 South
Cleveland, GA 30528

Visitation
Saturday
March 4, 2017

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Alexander Funeral Home
2721 Hwy 129 South
Cleveland, GA 30528

Funeral Service
Saturday
March 4, 2017

2:00 PM
Nacoochee United Methodist Church


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