GAINESVILLE – Nell Tolbert Segars, 76, died Saturday, May 8, 2010.
A native of Jackson County, she had lived in Hall County since 1963, and was the daughter of the late Jesse and Ruby Spratlin Tolbert. Mrs. Segars was preceded in death by a brother, Alfred “Tabo” Tolbert.
She was a graduate of Jefferson High School. She worked as a teacher and director of the Children’s Development Center at the First Presbyterian Church for a number of years before going to work for Doctors Askew, Browning and Jenkins, where she was the office manager for 20 years. She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Gainesville. She was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother, a wonderful cook and a self-taught pianist and seamstress, loved ones stated. She loved spending time with her family of whom she loved dearly and will be missed by all that knew her.
Survivors include her husband of 55 years, Curtis Segars, Gainesville; son and daughter-in-law, Alan and Lynn Segars, Marietta; daughters and sons-in-law, Laurie and Ben Mason, Gainesville, Julie and Barry Barr, Valdosta; grandchildren, Will Segars and Viktor Segars, both of Marietta, Ashley Whitmire and Stephen Mason, both of Gainesville, Brad Barr, Colorado Springs, Colo., and Alston Barr, Valdosta; great-grandchild, Taylor Crowe, Gainesville; sister and brother-in-law, Becky and Jack Slover, Cumming; brother and sister-in-law, Melvin and Glenda Tolbert, Pendergrass; sister-in-law, Nora Tolbert, Jefferson; and a number of nieces and nephews.
Graveside services will be held Tuesday, May 11, at 11 a.m., at the Alta Vista Cemetery with the Rev. Paul Evans officiating. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Monday, May 10, from 6 to 8 p.m.
Little & Davenport Funeral Home, Gainesville, is in charge of arrangements.