The Rev. Nancy Forsyth Noblin, 69, a native resident of Atlanta, died July 31, 2011.
She was born in Atlanta April 23, 1942 to Edna Anderson Noblin and Richard Lewis Noblin.
Raised in Atlanta by her mother, Nancy graduated from Georgia State University with a degree in psychology. In her younger years, she was an accomplished equestrian, as well as being involved in the arts and local community theater and performing with the American Conservatory Theater in San Francisco and New York.
She traveled the world as an employee of Delta Airlines and eventually went into the "family business" as a real estate agent with Northside Brokers.
"Rev. Nancy," was an ordained Unitarian minister.
She was involved in and supported many charities including Hosea’s Feed the Hungry, Heifer International, the Elephant Sanctuary, the Dawsonville Lions Club, RIC Rack and Atlanta Habitat for Humanity.
She was vital in the establishment of the Dawson County Humane Society and actively served on its board until her death.
Her philanthropic endeavors through the establishment of the Nancy Forsyth Noblin Foundation will continue her work.
Survivors include her brother, George David of Dawsonville; nieces, Melanie Nelson, Dana Lachance, Claire Sharp, Dorian David and Jennifer David; eight great-nieces and nephews; beloved cats, Calico, Samson and Greyson; various other relatives also survive.
A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. Aug. 13 at the Dawson County Humane Society.
In lieu of flowers, donations are requested made to the Dawson County Humane Society, 633 Martin Road, Dawsonville, GA 30534.
Fischer Funeral Care and Cremation Services of Atlanta is in charge of the arrangements.