Mrs. Marjorie Rosser Torrance, ….
Mrs. Marjorie Rosser Torrance, age 90, of Swainsboro, died on June 19, 2021. Mrs. Torrance was born in Atlanta. She completed Decatur Girls High School as a National Honor Society graduate in 1948, then attended the University of Georgia and received her Bachelor of Fine Arts in Music degree in 1952. She was a member of Baptist Student Union, Sigma Alpha Iota, and received Mortar Board honor society recognition while at UGA. She was a stay-at-home mother and piano teacher during her early years in Athens and was a member of the Athens Music Teachers Association. In 1973 she earned a Master of Education degree as a Media Specialist and was inducted into Phi Kappa Phi before moving to Statesboro. While in Statesboro she served as librarian at Marvin Pittman Laboratory School and Statesboro High School. She was always active in her church where she played piano, taught Sunday School, taught English as a second language, and went on numerous mission trips including two to Africa. She was preceded in death by her parents, Isaac Vinson Rosser and Mary Phillips Rosser, and her husband, Larry Torrance.
Survivors include 1 daughter, Mary Murray (David) of Fernandina Beach, FL; 2 sons, Phil Torrance (Lynn) of Swainsboro and Reid Torrance (Ronda) of Reidsville; 2 sisters, Annette Lovelady of Duluth, and Jean Moody of Blue Ridge; her grandchildren, Eric Ruff, Austin Murray (Katie), Caitlin Murray, Chase Murray, Philip Torrance, Anna Torrance, Reena Torrance Coppola (Phil), and Ty Torrance (Rachel); 1 stepgranddaughter, Nicole Murray; her greatgrandchildren, Theodore Ruff, Alasdair Murray, Orla Murray, Baron Murray, and Luke Torrance; and 1 stepgreat- granddaughter, Madison Murray. A memorial service was held on Tuesday, June 29, 2021, at 1:30 p.m., at First Baptist Church in Swainsboro, with Rev. Casey Shaw and Rev. H. William Perry officiating.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Swainsboro First Baptist Church for Mission Trip Supplies, 240 W. Main St., Swainsboro, GA 30401.
Ronald V. Hall
'Memories, of a Lifetime of Love'
Mrs. Marjorie Torrance