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Dorothy “Dot” Skelton Edwards

Obituary Date: Friday, March 8, 2019
Dorothy “Dot” Skelton Edwards, age 94, of Demorest, Georgia passed away on March 8, 2019 at her residence after a brief illness.
 
Mrs. Edwards was born on May 10, 1924 in Habersham County, Georgia to the late Alvin and Maude Skelton. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Earl Edwards; daughter, Karol Lynn Flanders; brother, Lewis Skelton; and sister, Flossie Skelton Black. Mrs. Edwards was a loyal and active member of Habersham Baptist Church for over 30 years. She was a homemaker, as well as a devoted wife, and a loving and caring mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and friend. 
 
Survivors include her loving son, Dennis Michael Edwards and Jeannie, of Cumming; son-in-law, Donald Flanders, of Hewitt, TX; sister, Margie Skelton McCollum, of Clarkesville; grandchildren and spouses, Richard P. Edwards and Brooke, of Gainesville; Michelle Edwards Childs and Kenneth, of Gainesville; great-grandchildren, Ella Edwards, Emmy Edwards, and Fincher Childs, all of Gainesville; and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins. 
 
Funeral Services are scheduled for 3:00 p.m., Saturday, March 9, 2019 at Habersham Baptist Church with Rev. Doug Porter and Rev. Tim Burpee officiating. Interment will follow in the Clarkesville City Cemetery. 
 
The family will receive friends from 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m., Saturday, March 9, 2019 at Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel. 
 
Flowers will be accepted or memorials may be made to Habersham Baptist Church Missions or the Senior Adults, 506 Old Habersham Mills Road, Demorest, Georgia 30535.
 
Arrangements are in care of Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel, 245 Central Avenue, Demorest, Georgia 30535 
Funeral Date
03/09/2019 at 3:00PM
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Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel
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(706) 778-1700
Address
245 Highway 441 S, P.O. Box 58, Demorest 30535
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