Rev. George W. Tubbs

Rev. George W. Tubbs, age 97, of Toccoa, passed away Tuesday, April 21, 2020 at the Picture of Life Personal Care Home.

He was born June 15, 1922 in Saugerties, NY.

Rev. Tubbs was a member of the First Alliance Church of Toccoa. He was Missionary for 25 years and a Pastor for 30 years.

Family members include his son and daughter-in-law, David and Nancy Tubbs of Toccoa; daughter and son-in-law, Carolyn and Rev. Steve Van Valkenburg of VA; daughter-in-law, Edith “Edie” Lugo Tubbs of Toccoa; eight grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Martha Jenny Kowles Tubbs; his son, Rev. Paul Jonathan Tubbs; and by five sisters.

A private family graveside service will be held at Roselane Cemetery with Dr. David Reese officiating.

Burial will follow.

Due to the conditions concerning the health and well-being of our community, the family will not be receiving friends or having a public service at this time.

The family will have a celebration of Rev. Tubbs’ life at a later date.

Please remember to keep this family in your thoughts and prayers.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Great Commission Fund, c/o First Alliance Church of Toccoa, 220 Alliance Drive, Toccoa, GA 30577.

Whitlock Mortuary is in charge of the arrangements.