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2010-04-22 / Obituaries


Mrs. Georgia Maxine McDonald, 80, of Dickinson, died Friday, April 16 at her home. Mrs. McDonald was born May 1, 1929.

She was a mother and a homemaker. Back in the 60’s and 70’s she worked as a cafeteria worker for Clarke County High School and later worked as manager of Megginson’s Department Store in Grove Hill. She was a former president of the VFW Ladies Auxiliary Post #5106 in Thomasville. She was a member of the Bassetts Creek Baptist Church in Grove Hill.

The funeral was held at 3:00 p.m., Sunday, April 18, 2010 at the Lathan Funeral Home in Grove Hill with Rev. Chris Kynard officiating. Interment was at Magnolia Lawn Cemetery in Grove Hill.

Mrs. McDonald was preceded in death by her parents, H. C. and Mary Belle Walker Buckalew; brother, Jack Buckalew and sister, Marshall Overstreet.

She is survived by her husband, Calvin C. McDonald of Dickinson; three sons, Greg McDonald of Warrenton, VA, Mike (Lesley) McDonald of Evans, GA and Don (Wendy) McDonald of Monroeville; daughter, Tracy McDonald of Monroeville; sister, Mary Upchurch of Dickinson and grandson, Lance Corporal USMC Patrick McCarthy of Camp LeJuene, NC.

Lathan Funeral Hone in Grove Hill directed.

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