Cochran Funeral Home and Crematory of Blairsville announces the death and funeral services for Mrs. Claudia B. Todd, age 86, of Blairsville, who passed away on Sunday, March 15th, 2020 in Blairsville.
Claudia was born in Whitfield County, Georgia, daughter of the late Emory Brown and the late Irene Coker Brown. She was raised in North Georgia, was a homemaker and a very spiritual, family-oriented Christian lady. Claudia was a proud member of Track Rock Baptist Church for over 35 years and served there until the end of her bout with a long illness. Among the many things she enjoyed was working in her garden, spending time with her granddaughters, and genealogy work with her sisters. She, along with her late husband Marion Todd, was an alumni member and mentor for the Union County FFA and 4-H clubs. Claudia also served as a Union County Historical Society Volunteer and a member of the DAR.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Marion D. Todd; parents, Emory Brown and Irene Coker Brown; sister, Elizabeth Brown Morgan; and brother-in-law, James Partain. Family members left to treasure her memory are: brother, Melvin Brown; sister, Sarah Partain; brother and sister-in-law, Farris and Joanne Brown; sister and brother-in-law, Wanda Brown Gibson and Clarence Gibson; sister Deanna Brown; sister and brother-in-law, Evelyn Brown Lamar and Bill Lamar; daughter, Elaine; son and daughter-in-law, Tim Todd and Sheila Thompson Todd; daughter and son-in-law, Maria Todd Price and Jesse Price; son and daughter-in-law, Phillip Todd and Cynthia Casalan Todd; granddaughter, Jessica Price; granddaughter, Megan Todd; granddaughter, Rachel Todd; granddaughter, Julia Todd; and granddaughter, Hannah Todd. She also leaves many nieces, nephews, and friends.
Funeral services have been scheduled for Thursday, March 19th, 2020, to be held at 2:00 p.m. from Trackrock Baptist Church, with Rev. Wade Plott officiating. The body will lie instate at the church beginning at 1:30 p.m. Special music will be presented by Trackrock Baptist Church Choir, and Rachel and Hannah Todd. These nephews are requested to serve as pallbearers: Danny Brown, Edward Gibson, Sam Gibson, Ron Partain, Lark Bragg, and Hal Brown, with burial in Trackrock Baptist Church Cemetery.
The family will have visitation at the funeral home on Wednesday, March 18th, 2020, between the hours of 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m.
Cochran Funeral Home and Crematory of Blairsville is honored to be serving the family of Mrs. Claude B. Todd, age 86, of Blairsville. Please share your condolences and sign the online guest registry at www.cochranfuneralhomes.com.
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