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Ruth Yonkers L’lorens

Obituary Date: Sunday, January 29, 2017

Ruth Yonkers L’lorens, age 98, of Cornelia, Georgia, formerly of Bronx, New York, passed away on Sunday, January 29, 2017.

Mrs. L’lornes was born on January 30, 1918 in Natchitoches, Louisiana. She was preceded in death by her parents, Allen E. and Alma Battie Dodd; first husband, Joseph R. L’lorens; second husband, Charles Yonkers. Mrs. L’lorens was a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Cornelia, where she was a Sunday School Teacher. She was a retired Supervisor with Bell Telephone with 30 years of service. Mrs. L’lorens loved shopping, and was a kind and generous woman.

Survivors include her son and daughter-in-law, Frederic Joseph and Barbara L’lorens, of Lake Worth, FL; grandchildren, Connie Napoltiano, Joseph L’lorens; great-grandchildren, Anthony, Thomas, Star, and Harley.

Funeral Services are scheduled for 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, January 31, 2017 at Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel with Rev. Blaine Walker officiating. Interment will follow in Yonah Memorial Gardens.

The family will receive friends from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m., on Tuesday, January 31, 2017 at the funeral home prior to the service.

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Arrangements are in care of Whitfield Funeral Home & Crematory, North Chapel, Demorest, Georgia. 706-778-1700

Funeral Date
01/31/2017 at 11:00AM
Funeral Home
Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel
(706) 778-1700
245 Highway 441 S, P.O. Box 58, Demorest 30535