Blondine Mitchell Barron

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Blondine Mitchell Barron, 80, of Clayton, passed away April 12, 2016, at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center.

She was born June 28, 1935, the daughter of the late John Rockaway and Elzia McCall Mitchell. She was also preceded in death by her husband Dillard Barron, a brother J.R. Mitchell, three sisters Hilda Hopper, and Patsy Alley, and Hazel Kilby.

She is survived by sons and daughter-in-law Ernie (Anita) Barron of Tiger, and Mitchell Barron of Clayton, brothers Thomas Mitchell, Doug Mitchell both of Clayton, and Lloyd Mitchell of Mountain City, sisters and brother-in-laws Betty Jo Gibby (Cereal) of Tiger, Beverly Mason of Clayton, Marilyn Ballew of Clayton, Glenn Hopper of Rabun Gap, Curtis Kilby of Clayton, and granddaughter Samanda Barron Dickerson and husband David.

Blondine was loving mother, mother-in-law and grandmother. She was a lifelong resident of Clayton and was a member of Battle Branch Baptist Church. She was a homemaker and she enjoyed gardening.

The family received friends Thursday, April 14, 2016, from 6 p.m.-8 p.m. at Beck Funeral Home. Funeral services were held Friday, April 15, 2016, at 11 a.m. at Beck Funeral Home Chapel, with the Rev. Madison McCrackin officiating. Interment followed in the Providence Cemetery in Batesville.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to Battle Branch Baptist Church, P.O. Box 483, Clayton, Georgia, 30525, or to Providence Baptist Church Cemetery Fund, 12030 Highway 197 North, Clarkesville, Georgia, 30523.

 Beck Funeral Home, in Clayton, was in charge of the arrangements. An online Memorial Register Book is available at

The Clayton Tribune, April 21, 2016

The Clayton Tribune

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 425, 120 North Main Street
Clayton, GA 30525

Phone: 706-782-3312
Fax: 706-782-4230