Mrs. Chosewood died Wednesday, July 18, 2012.
Born Dec. 23, 1925, in Habersham County, she was the daughter of the late Lon Bartow and Lillie Maebelle McClellon Stephens. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her first husband, Robert “Bob” Ballew; two grandchildren, Alan and Bobby Cameron; two brothers, Joe and Hoyt Stephens; and three sisters, Georgia Lou Cantrell, Zona Jordan and Hazel Bennett.
Mrs. Chosewood was a charter member of Alto Congregational Holiness Church and was the oldest living charter member at the time of her passing.
Survivors include her husband, William Chosewood of Alto; five daughters, Joyce Myers of Alto, Joanne Cameron of Cornelia, Janell Purdy of Alto, Janet Green of Cornelia, and Jackie Ballew of Alto; one brother, Homer Stephens of Cornelia; two stepsons, Max Chosewood of Alto, and Marshall Chosewood of Alto; 12 grandchildren, five stepgrandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; eight stepgreat-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.
Those who wish to express online condolences to the Chosewood family may do so by visiting whitfieldfuneralhomes.com.
Arrangements are in the care of Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, Baldwin.
The Northeast Georgian
July 25, 2012