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Christine Norad South Gee
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Birth: Jun. 8, 1884
Laurens County
South Carolina, USA
Death: May 8, 1978
Bibb County
Georgia, USA

Ex-Winthrop Instructor Mrs Christine Gee Dies

Greenwood - Mrs Christine South Gee, 93 a former Winthrop College instructor, widow of Dr Nathaniel Gist Gee, died Monday in Macon, Georgia.

Born in Waterloo, she was a daughter of the late John Henderson and Alice Puckett South.

Mrs Gee, who received an A B and an honorary degree from Winthrop College, also earned B S and M A degrees from Columbia College.

She was a member of Main Street United Methodist, a public school teacher and head of the home economics department at the Women's College in Greensboro, NC.

She was a state leader of the SC Home Demonstration works, president of the SC Women Council for Common Good and she received that organization's distinguished service award.

She was South Carolina Woman of the Year in Rural Service in 1945, a member of the State Nutrition Commission and she served on the State Adult Education Committee at Winthrop College. She also received Winthrop's distinguished service award in 1962.

Mrs Gee had lived in China while her husband with the Rockefeller Foundation [sic].

Surviving are two daughters, Mrs Mallory C Gee Atkinson of Macon and Mrs Claribel Gee Baskin* of Coral Gables, Florida; and several grand and great grandchildren.

Services will be 2 pm Thursday at Main Street United Methodist Church, with entombment in Edgewood Memorial Mausoleum. Blyth Funeral Home is in charge.
*Note: Mrs Gee was apparently the stepmother of Claribel Gee, whose mother is noted in her wedding announcement and obituary as Clara Bell Davis Gee.

Family links: 
  John Henderson South (1858 - 1935)
  Hattie Alice Puckett South (1867 - 1916)
  Nathaniel Gist Gee (1876 - 1937)
Edgewood Cemetery
Greenwood County
South Carolina, USA
Plot: Mausoleum
Created by: Anna
Record added: Apr 30, 2014
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Christine Norad <i>South</i> Gee
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Christine Norad <i>South</i> Gee
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Christine Norad <i>South</i> Gee
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