Georgia Lee (Exon) Zollinger

of Gooding, Idaho
Born: August 16, 1929 in Hominy, Oklahoma
Died: January 13, 2013 in Twin Falls, Idaho
Age: 83 years old

Gooding, Idaho - Georgia Lee (Exon) Zollinger, 83, a resident of Twin Falls, formerly of Gooding, passed away on Sunday, January 13, 2013, at St. Luke’s Magic Valley Medical Center in Twin Falls.

Georgia was born on August 16, 1929 in Hominy, Oklahoma; the Daughter of James H. Exon, and Hazel Marie Cox Exon. She was raised and educated in Southern Idaho, at the schools in Hazelton. She moved from Oklahoma to Idaho in her young life, where she met and married Jacob R. Zollinger.

Georgia worked in food service in the area for many years, retiring early at the age of 62. She loved life, enjoying her family, and especially her grandkids. She loved to cook and there was always a feast at dinner time with lots of homemade goodies in between. She was a very faithful person and never minded sharing her testimony with anyone.

Georgia was a wonderful wife, mother, grandmother, and friend. She will be greatly missed but we know she is in a great place being reunited with loved ones.

Georgia is survived by her husband, Jacob R. Zollinger; of Twin Falls, Idaho; 3 sons, David R. (Jan) Zollinger, of Hagerman, Idaho; Timothy G. (DeAnn) Zollinger; and James N. Zollinger, all of Gooding, Idaho; 1 daughter Sherry L. (Frank) Stone, of Gooding, Idaho; 2 brothers, Jim (Kathy) Exon of Richfield, Idaho; and Jerry Exon of Moscow, Idaho; 10 grandchildren; and 10 great grandchildren.

She is preceded in death by her parents; 2 sisters, Berta Bauer, and Barbara Geer; and 2 brothers, Jack Exon and Bill Exon.

Visitation for family and friends will be held from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm, on Wednesday, January 16, 2013 at Demaray Funeral Service – Gooding Chapel. A funeral service will be held at 10:00 am, on Thursday, January 17, 2013 at Demaray Funeral Service – Gooding Chapel. Burial will follow at the Hagerman Cemetery in Hagerman.

Arrangements are under the care and direction of Demaray Funeral Service – Gooding Chapel.

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