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WILBORN, VIOLA

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Viola Slaughter Wilborn Viola Slaughter Wilborn was born March 5, 1940 in Georgetown, Georgia. She was the eighth of ten children born to the union of the Late Andrew and Hattie Slaughter. On Feb. 5, she breathe her last breath and went on to be with the Lord whom she loved so dearly. As a child, Viola received her education from the Quitman County School where she graduated as Valedictorian. At an early age, Viola accepted Jesus Christ as her Lord and Savior. She was baptized at Mt. Zion Baptist Church in Georgetown, Ga. As she developed her relationship with the Lord, she devoted her time in daily prayer, reading God's Word, striving to do His will, and helping others in a spirit of love, it is not I, but Christ that lives in me was her words. As a young lady, Viola remained in Georgetown where she met her future groom, Mr. Harvey Wilborn. To this union, one child was born, Harvey Bernard Wilborn. Viola worked with the Quitman County School System for six plus years. Later she became employed at Cowikee Mills which became TNS Mills for 30 years until retirement. After retiring she began baking her famous cakes. Viola loved God and her family. She was truly a Georgia Peach at heart. Spending time with family and friends was her passion and talking about her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Viola and Bernard would often check on her elderly parents to ensure their needs were met. Preceding her in death, her parents Andrew and Hattie Slaughter, brothers Lee Andrew and James Slaughter. She leaves to cherish her memory, her devoted husband, Harvey Wilborn, Georgetown, Ga. During her illness he was her caregiver, her crutch in time of need, they took care of each other until the end. One son, Harvey Bernard Wilborn (Laurie), San Diego, Calif., her grandchildren: Jacquitta, Shauna, Delica, Chaunzay, and Siara. Her great grandchildren: Laquonte, Javorious, Keena and Jordan. Harvey's son, Bobby Neal Rivers, and great grandchildren: Shy'tirial, Ty'Kevious and Jamarion. Her brothers: Herman Slaughter (Inez), Moultrie, Ga., Nathaniel Slaughter (Fannie), Detroit, Mich., and John Slaughter (Shirley), Lumpkin, Ga. Her sisters: Beatrice Bouyer and Edie Daniely, Georgetown, Ga., Hattie Brown, Vaux Hall, N.J. and Willie Mae Henley, Detroit, Mich. Brother and sister-in-laws: Eddie Wilborn (Annie), Cuthbert, Ga., Willie Fred Wilborn (Angela), Las Vegas, Nev., Johnny Wilborn (Ceola), Georgetown, Ga., Willie Lee (Mamie), Morris, Ga., Alfred Richardson (Francis), Springvale, Ga. and Bobbie Wims, Georgetown, Ga. Aunts: Lee Ethel Tillman and Lillian Slaughter, Cuthbert, Ga. A host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Funeral Services for Mrs. Wilborn will be held on Wednesday, Feb. 12, at 12 Noon EST at Trinity Chapel Church in Morris, Ga. Visitation will be held today, Tuesday, Feb. 11, from 2:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. EST in the Chapel of Lewis Mortuary II in Georgetown, Ga. Sign the online guestbook for Mrs. Wilborn at www.eufaulatribune.com.

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  • ljessie5 posted at 9:47 pm on Tue, Feb 11, 2014.

    ljessie5 Posts: 1

    With Deepest Sympathy from the Scott family of New Jersey

     

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