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Frances Umbehant
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Funeral services for Mary Frances (York) Umbehant, 86, of Cornelia, were held at 2 p.m. Monday, Nov. 28, at The Bridge Family Worship Church with the Rev. Bobby Hattaway, the Rev. Mickey Umbehant, the Rev. Courtney Umbehant and the Rev. Eddie Umbehant officiating. Burial followed in Community Baptist Church Cemetery, Mt. Airy.

Mrs. Umbehant died Saturday, Nov. 26, 2011, at her home.

Born Sept. 23, 1925, in Habersham County, she was the daughter of the late Joe York and Lillie (Waldon) McDonald. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her former husband, Everett Umbehant; granddaughter, Dasha Parson; sisters, Minnie Payne and Dot Umberhant; and brothers, Joe York and J.D. York.

Mrs. Umbehant retired from Yonah Realty Manufacturing as a seamstress. She was a loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She was a member of The Bridge Family Worship Church of Cornelia. She enjoyed attending prayer meetings and was a dependable prayer partner for her family and friends.

She is survived by her children, David Umbehant and Margaret of Demorest, Eddie Umbehant and Pam of Mt. Airy, Gale Umbehant of Bowman, Ricky Umbehant and Hazel of Cornelia, Mickey Umbehant and Teresa of Cornelia, Dale Davidson and Ricky of Alto; grandchildren, Alison and Donald Singer, Monica and Jason Welborn, Matt and Lori Umbehant, Danielle and Sam Scott, Jeremy and Alecia Edge, William Umbehant, Christy Umbehant, Christopher Umbehant, Kellah and Anthony Watkins, Clint and Tonya Umbehant, Courtney and Natalie Umbehant, Kris Davidson, Trisha and Joey Gilmer, Leah and Corey Williams; 20 great-grandchildren; sisters, Lessie Flanagan, Betty Gulledge, Margie Rabb, Hilda Mewborn, Linda Ledford; brothers, Larry York and Lloyd York; and a host of nieces and nephews.

Memorials may be made to The Bridge Family Worship Church, P.O. Box 822, Cornelia, GA 30531.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at

Strickland Funeral Home-Lavonia Chapel was in charge of arrangements.

The Northeast Georgian

November 30, 2011