Averitte, Georgie Ann

Monday, December 31, 2012

Georgie Ann Averitte, 91, died on Saturday, December 29, 2012, as a result of complications from Alzheimer’s.  

She was born on September 5, 1921 in Mansfield, Ga., to the late Crawford and Alice Elizabeth Harwell.  

Mrs. Averitte graduated from nursing school in Atlanta and enlisted as an Ensign in the Navy.  While stationed in New Orleans, LA during WWII in 1944 at the Navy Hospital, she met and married First Lieutenant George Warren Averitte, Jr.  Mrs. Averitte was an active lifelong member of First Centenary Methodist Church.  She volunteered for many organizations.

Mrs. Averitte was preceded in death by her daughter, Ava Averitte O’Neal; and her husband, George Warren Averitte, Jr.

She leaves one daughter, Charla Averitte Lofton of Tunica, Ms.; two grandsons, Brian O’Neal of Colorado and Matt O’Neal of Birmingham; and two great-grandchildren.

Graveside services will be held at 2:30 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 3, in Chattanooga National Cemetery with Phil McGregor officiating.  

Memorial contributions may be sent to the Alzheimer’s Association or St. Jude Children’s Hospital.  

Visit www.lanefh.com to share condolences.  

Arrangements are by Lane Funeral Home, Ashland Terrace, 877-3524.


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