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WGC October 2023 Meeting will be held Thursday, October 5, 2023, 10 AM, at the Union Christian Church, Watkinsville.

The speaker will be Matthew Hollan, the Director of Athletic Fields and Grounds for the University of Georgia Athletic Association. For more information, click here.

 

Please bring a covered dish for the luncheon buffet following the meeting.

Memorial Service for Eileen Summerville

Saturday, September 30th in her garden.

11 AM to 3 PM

1052 Octavia Court

Winder, Georgia 

 

Welcome to the Watkinsville Garden Club

The Watkinsville Garden Club was formed in 1940 and has over 80 members, both women and men. If you are interested in joining, please come to our next meeting.​

The garden club meets on the first Thursday of each month at 10 AM, September through June. The usual meeting place is the Union Christian Church, Watkinsville, unless announced otherwise.

 

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Faye Grayson, a WGC member since 1970, passed away September 2, 2023, at the age of 101.

 

Visitation will be held on Tuesday, September 12th2023, from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM at the Lord and Stephens Funeral Home (1211 Jimmy Daniel Rd, Watkinsville, Georgia). Her obituary can be found by clicking on this site.

Several years ago Cheryl and Frank Johnson wrote an

article on Faye's life, her dedication to her family and

community, and her husband, Norm. She led an

incredibly full life and you can read about it by clicking

on this link. 

 

 

Eileen Summerville, an extraordinary gardener and member of the Watkinsville Garden Club, passed away August 23, 2023. 

Eileen liked to share her passion for gardening with others and many times opened her garden for others to enjoy. Blake Giles did a video of Eileen in her garden and it is posted on the WGC YouTube site.

 

Eileen also loved poetry and wrote several that are posted on our website. You can click on the titles below to read her poems.

     Elizabeth

     The Magic of the Gingko Tree   

 

Carol Nimmons, a long-time member of the Watkinsville Garden Club, passed away August 21, 2023.  

 

 

A Memorial Service for Carol will be held Saturday, August 26, at 11:00 AM at Grace Fellowship Church. Lord and Stephens has provided a beautiful tribute page to Carol outlining her many contributions to her community. She will be missed.

Norm and Faye Grayson

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