Regina Mallonee

1957 - 2021


Regina (Turpin) Mallonee, age 63, passed away on March 28, 2021 surrounded by her family. She was born on June 3, 1957 to Joel & Lorene (Jones) Turpin of Hiawassee, GA. Regina is survived by her parents; children, Justin Mallonee and Joe & Atlanta (Mallonee) Powell; grandsons, Brooks and Barrett Powell; siblings, Anthony & Nadine Turpin, Timothy Turpin, and Michelle (Turpin) Hicks; and a host of nieces and nephews. She is preceded in death by her partner of over 17 years, Pete Frys, of Hayesville NC. Regina worked as a CNA at Union County Nursing Home for over 20 years, where she was an exceptional care giver to many. She was well known and loved for her positive attitude, her warm carefree spirit, and her ability to see the beauty in everyday life. She will be sorely missed by her family and friends. A celebration of life will be held in the coming months. An online guest register is available and may be viewed at

Habersham Crematory (678-617-2210) of Cornelia is in charge of arrangements.

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Linda Ledford

April 21, 2021 10:59 AM

Rex and Wilda Hogsed

April 18, 2021 4:59 PM

Samantha (Hogsed) Reynolds

April 17, 2021 11:17 AM

Sorry to hear of your loss. Praying for comfort during this time.

Lou Howell

April 17, 2021 10:11 AM

Prayers are with all of you. So very sorry for your loss!


April 16, 2021 10:53 PM

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