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Obituaries

Rebecca Lee Tolbert


  • By The Newnan Times-Herald
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  • Apr. 09, 2018 - 2:20 PM

Rebecca Lee Tolbert, of Newnan, passed away at Wesley Woods of Newnan on April 7, 2018, following a very long and difficult battle with Parkinson’s Disease.  

She was born in Newnan to the late Edwin Thomas Tolbert and Helen Breed Tolbert.  In addition to her parents, Ms. Tolbert is preceded in death by her grandmother, Tommye “Big Mama” Breed.

Ms. Tolbert was a member of the Newnan Presbyterian Church, she served as head of the Coweta County Girl Scout Council and she had a career that spanned over 30 years with Delta Airlines.

Ms. Tolbert is survived by her sister, Carol Womack (James A. Womack III); her nephew and niece, James A. Womack IV and Jennifer Womack Blair (Greg Blair); her great nephews, Nicholas Blair and Jonah Blair.

The family would like to extend a special thanks to the staff of Wesley Woods of Newnan, especially Augusta Cannon, Joy Graham, and Deborah Prather.  

The family will hold a private graveside service at a later date.  Please keep them in your thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.

Higgins Hillcrest Chapel, Newnan, 770-253-4723.

www.higginsfuneralhomes.com