Audrey Greene Trest

Audrey Greene Trest, 98, of Ellijay, died Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018, at Life Care Center of Copper Basin, in Ducktown, Tenn.

She was a native of George County, Miss., and moved to Ellijay in October of 2001. She was born Dec. 24, 1919, and was a graduate of George County High School.

She worked at Southern Bell for two years in Raleigh, N.C., before marrying and moving to Mobile, Ala., in 1940. She moved to Spanish Fort, Ala., in 1966, where she lived until she moved to Ellijay.

She was a member of Mountaintown Baptist Church, in Ellijay, for 14 years and was a founding member of East Pointe Baptist Church of Spanish Fort.

Preceding her in death are her parents, I.D. and Addie Greene; husband, Jesse E. Trest; husband, George P. Eubanks; son, Gary M. Eubanks; sisters, LaRue Norris, Vera Havard; brother, Bernard Greene; and stepson, Jesse E. Trest Jr.

She is survived by son, George K. Eubanks (Lt.Col. USMC Retired) and wife, Sara Joiner Eubanks, of Ellijay; sister, Wilma Greene Thrower, of Lucedale; and grandsons, George K. (Buddy) Eubanks Jr. and wife, Lori, of Raleigh, N.C., Jeffrey C. Eubanks and wife, Michelle, of Florence, Ala., John M. Eubanks and wife, Renee, of Mount Pleasant, S.C., Gary M. Eubanks Jr. and wife, Margie, of Birmingham, Ala., daughter-in-law, Cheryl Eubanks, of Birmingham, Ala., stepdaughter, Barbara Hinkle and husband, Bill Hinkle, of Van Cleave, Miss., and stepdaughter, Sara Douglas, of Theodore, Ala. She has four grandsons, two grandsons by marriage, four great-grandsons and nine great-granddaughters.

“Miss Audrey” as she was known by friends, was a wonderful mother, a great friend to all who knew her and a dedicated Christian. We will miss her and that infectious laugh.

In lieu of flowers, please make memorials to Rocky Creek Baptist Church, Lucedale, Miss.

Visitation was at Sigler Funeral Home in Lucedale, Miss., Monday, Feb. 19, 2018, with interment at Rocky Creek Cemetery immediately after the visitation.

Bernhardt Funeral Home, in Ellijay, and Sigler Funeral Home, in Lucedale, were in charge of arrangements.

Online condolences can be made at

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Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 1076
Ellijay, GA. 30540

Phone: 706-635-4313
Fax: 706-635-7006