Hoyt Eugene Ausburn

Hoyt Eugene Ausburn, age 90, of Cornelia, Georgia passed away on Sunday, May 10, 2020, following an extended illness.

Mr. Ausburn was born on March 9, 1930, in Banks County, Georgia to the late Harvey and Hattie Ausburn. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Jackie Fricks Ausburn; grandson, Joey Spath; and a number of siblings. Mr. Ausburn was the retired Owner and Operator of Cornelia Cleaners and Clarkesville Cleaners for a number of years. He was a United States Army Veteran. Mr. Ausburn was one of the oldest members of Level Grove Baptist Church. He was the longtime Chairman of the Habersham Republican Party and was also a member of the Habersham Rotary Club. Hoyt was known to his grandchildren as “Papa” and “Grandpa”, and he was a loving husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather.

Survivors include his wife, Jan Williams Ausburn, of Cornelia; daughter, Cheryl Spath, of Suwanee; son and daughter-in-law, Mark and Kathy Ausburn, of Cornelia; grandchildren, Chrissy Spath, Trevor Ausburn, and Jalen Ausburn Hulsey and Seth; great-grandchild, Bella Kelly; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Private Graveside Services will be held at Yonah Memorial Gardens with Rev. Ashley Williams and Mr. Seth Hulsey officiating.

The family will receive friends from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., on Tuesday, May 12, 2020, through a “Pass-By” visitation on the front porch of the Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel.

A Public Memorial Service will be held at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society or the American Heart Association.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the Whitfield Funeral Homes & Crematory, North Chapel at 245 Central Avenue, Demorest, Georgia 30535. Telephone: 706-778-1700.

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