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Celia Catherine Hunter Wallace

Obituary Date: Monday 20th March 2017

Celia Catherine Hunter Wallace, age 96, of Clarkesville, Georgia, went to her Heavenly Home on Monday, March 20, 2017, following an extended illness.

Mrs. Wallace was born on November 24, 1920, in Rabun County, Georgia, to the late Frank and Araunah Lovell. She was also preceded in death by her first husband, William Herbert Hunter; second husband, S.H. Wallace; brothers: Chester, Porter, John B., Buman, Cecil, and Bobby; sisters: Polly, Betty, Rebecca, and baby Mary Louise; and granddaughter, Christy. Mrs. Wallace was a member of New Birth Baptist Church. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and great-great-grandmother. Celia was truly a dedicated homemaker.

Survivors include her daughter and son-in-law, Tillie and Buster Williams, Clarkesville; son and daughter-in-law, Herbert Hunter, Jr. and Carolyn, Jacksonville, FL; brothers and sisters-in-law, Jessie and Joann Lovell, Gainesville and Lamar and Patsy Lovell, North Carolina; grandchildren: Tim, Gary and wife, Pam, and Jeff Hunter, Lanita Hunter and Dolores Hollister and husband, Brian, and their mother, Lois Hunter, Kevin Williams and wife, Misty and Clifford Williams and wife, Marie; numerous great-grandchildren; and several great-great-grandchildren.

Funeral services are scheduled for 2:00 pm on Wednesday, March 22, 2017, at Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel, Demorest, Georgia, with Pastor Johnny Truelove officiating. Interment will follow in the Timpson Cove Family Cemetery with Pastor Johnny Loudermilk officiating.

The family will receive friends from 2-4 and 6-8 pm on Tuesday, March 21, 2017, at the funeral home.

Flowers are accepted or donations may be made to an animal shelter of one’s choice.

Those wishing to express online condolences to the family may do so by visiting

Arrangements are in the care of Whitfield Funeral Home& Crematory, North Chapel, 245 Central Avenue, Demorest, Georgia.

Funeral Date
03/22/2017 at 2:00PM
Funeral Home
Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel
(706) 778-1700
245 Highway 441 S, P.O. Box 58, Demorest 30535