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Dorothy C. Hames

Obituary Date: Thursday, March 9, 2017

Dorothy C. Hames, age 84, of Demorest, Georgia, passed away on Thursday, March 9, 2017.

Mrs. Hames was born on April 9, 1932, in Maysville, Georgia; a daughter of the late C.S. and Octavia Collins. She was also preceded in death by her husband, C.D. Hames, Jr. Mrs. Hames was the last surviving member of her immediate family. She was retired and a member of Demorest Baptist Church.

Survivors include daughter and son-in-law, Sharon and John Grinder, Crossville, TN; stepdaughter, Cindy Hames, Clarkesville, GA; sons and daughters-in-law, James and Teresa Smith, Cornelia, GA and Larry and Cheryl Smith, Panama City Beach, FL; fourteen grandchildren; and sixteen great-grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held at 3:00 pm on Sunday, March 12, 2017, at Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel, Demorest, Georgia, with Dr. Tom Mewborn officiating. Inurnment will be held at Yonah Memorial Gardens.

The family will receive friends from 1:30 pm until the memorial service hour on Sunday at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Demorest Baptist Church, P.O. Box 87, Demorest, Georgia 30535.

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

Funeral Date
03/12/2017 at 3:00PM
Funeral Home
Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel
(706) 778-1700
245 Highway 441 S, P.O. Box 58, Demorest 30535