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Mary Elizabeth Butler McLemore

January 1, 1922 December 20, 2016
Mary Elizabeth Butler McLemore
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Obituary for Mary Elizabeth Butler McLemore

Mary Elizabeth Butler McLemore, age 94 of Americus, Georgia, passed away peacefully at Magnolia Manor Nursing Center on Tuesday, December 20, 2016. She was born on January 1, 1922, in Wilkinson County, Georgia. She was the youngest child of the late Charles Oscar and Belva Billue Butler of the Nicklesville Community. She worked at the Wilkinson County News in Irwinton, Georgia for many years and moved to Sumter County in the 1980’s, where she worked with the Sumter County School System as a paraprofessional until her retirement. Mrs. McLemore was a member of Central Baptist Church in Americus, where she enjoyed being a member of the Kathleen Gardner Open Arms Sunday School Class and the Multi-Focus Mission Group. She also enjoyed gardening, sewing, crafts and food preservation until her health prevented her from continuing those activities.
Funeral services will be held Friday, December 23, 2016, at 11:00 AM at Greg Hancock Funeral Chapel with Rev. Hugh DeLoach officiating. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service from 10:00 AM until 11:00 AM at Greg Hancock Funeral Chapel. There will be a graveside service at 3:00 PM in Irwinton at the Big Sandy Baptist Church Cemetery with Sammy Curry officiating. Pallbearers include Justin Freeman, Joe Allen, Conner Dunford, Robert Dunford and Mark Harbuck. Donations may be made in her memory to Gideon International, PO Box 722, Americus, GA 31709.
Survivors include a son, Sammie (Evelyn) Curry of Plains; a daughter, Marie (Randy) Warbington of Ball Ground; two step-daughters, Sonja McLemore Wright of Rochelle and Bonita McLemore (Charles) Morton of Leesburg. She is also survived by many grandchildren, great grandchildren and great great granchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Walter A. McLemore, Sr., an infant son, Jerry Curry and a stepson, Walter A. McLemore, Jr.

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Visitation

Friday

23

Dec

10:00 AM 12/23/2016 10:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 12/23/2016 11:00:00 AM
Greg Hancock Funeral Chapel

142 Southland Road
Americus, GA 31709

Greg Hancock Funeral Chapel
142 Southland Road Americus 31709 GA
United States

Service

Friday

23

Dec

11:00 AM 12/23/2016 11:00:00 AM
Greg Hancock Funeral Chapel

142 Southland Road
Americus, GA 31709

Greg Hancock Funeral Chapel
142 Southland Road Americus 31709 GA
United States

Graveside

Friday

23

Dec

3:00 PM 12/23/2016 3:00:00 PM
Big Sandy Baptist Church Cemetery

12443 GA-112
Irwinton, GA 31042

Big Sandy Baptist Church Cemetery
12443 GA-112 Irwinton 31042 GA
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Big Sandy Baptist Church Cemetery Final Resting Place

12443 GA-112
Irwinton, GA 31042

12443 GA-112 Irwinton 31042 GA
United States

Memorial Contribution

Gideon International

PO Box 722
Americus, GA 31709
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