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Marian Liles MacDonald

Obituary Date: Saturday, July 30, 2022



Mrs. Marian Liles MacDonald, age 71 of Dawsonville, formerly of Flowery Branch, passed away on Saturday, July 30, 2022 at Westbury Center for Nursing & Healing in Jackson. 

A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11:00 A.M. Saturday, August 6, 2022 at St. Michaels Catholic Church with the Rite of Committal and burial following at Memorial Park South Cemetery. Deacon Ken Lambert will officiate. The family will receive friends from 6:00 to 8:00 P.M. Friday, August 5, 2022 at Memorial Park South Funeral Home. 

Mrs. MacDonald was born July 20, 1951 to the late Marion Liles & Marguerite Clifford Rhodes in Heidelberg, Germany. She was a dedicated public servant and enjoyed helping people. She loved her family and was devoted to the Catholic faith. Mrs. MacDonald was a member of St. Michaels Catholic Church where she served alongside her husband, William Joseph MacDonald, Jr., who served as a deacon before his passing in 2003.

She is survived by her son & daughter-in-law, Sean & Megan MacDonald of Jenkinsburg, GA; Bryan & Ashley MacDonald of Greenville, SC; brothers, Jim Liles, Dale Rhodes; grandchildren, Owen MacDonald, Nora MacDoanld, William “Mac” MacDonald, & Finnigan MacDonald; and several nieces and nephews.  

She was preceded in death by her husband, William Joseph MacDonald, Jr.; 4 brothers; and sister, Carolyn Green.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Dawson County Animal Shelter at 633 Martin Rd, Dawsonville, GA 30534, St. Michaels Catholic Church at 1440 Pearce Cir, Gainesville, GA 30501, or to the ALS Association 5881 Glenridge Drive - Suite 200 Atlanta, GA 30238 or online at            
Memorial Park South Funeral Home, 4121 Falcon Parkway, Flowery Branch, Georgia 30542 is in charge of arrangements.  Send on-line condolences to  


Funeral Date
08/06/2022 at 11:00AM
Funeral Home
Memorial Park South Funeral Home and Cemetery
4121 Falcon Pkwy. , Flowery Branch, GA 30542