November 24, 2020

Mrs. Hazel Rainwater

Mrs. Hazel Elizabeth Orr Rainwater, age 90, of Franklin passed away Wednesday March 28, 2018.

Funeral services for Mrs. Rainwater will be conducted Friday March 30, 2018 at 2:00 PM from the chapel of Stutts Funeral Home. Interment will follow in Oak Hill Cemetery in Newnan.

The family will accept guests at Stutts Funeral Home Thursday evening from 6:00 – 8:00 PM.

Mrs. Rainwater was born February 22, 1928 in Franklin to the late Heard Dent Orr and Blanche Stephens Orr. She was a member of White Oak Baptist Church in Senoia.

Prior to her retirement she worked at Platex in Newnan as a bundle girl.

She adored her family and loved to have them all gathered together for dinner.

In her spare time she enjoyed growing flowers, going to antique auctions and watching dirt track car racing.

Survivors include one daughter, Janet Rainwater of Franklin; two sons, Johnny Rainwater (Robin) of Calhoun and Jimmy Rainwater (Anna) of Franklin; son-in-law, Don Awbrey of Franklin; 11 grandchildren; a number of great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren; one sister, Lou Nell Kimble of Franklin; two sisters-in-law, Sara Bell and Jeannine Rainwater; and a number of other relatives and friends.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, James Rainwater; a daughter, Jackie Awbrey; and two brothers, Marvin Orr and Kenneth Orr.

Those who wish may write memorial tributes at

Stutts Funeral Home of Franklin, GA in charge of arrangements.


  1. Melba Calhoun Bowie says

    Sorry for your loss, you all are in my thoughts and prayers!

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