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Grace Bales Mashburn
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Grace Bales Mashburn, 91, of Dahlonega, died Nov. 22, 2014.

Born May 3, 1923 in Forsyth County to the late Claud and Etta Jane Tatum, she had lived in Lumpkin County for the past 33 years, having moved from Alpharetta.

Mrs. Mashburn was a homemaker and was an accomplished seamstress who also enjoyed camping and travel.

Her husbands, Robert Lee Bales and Lee Mashburn; son, Curtis Bales; and sisters, Edna Thompson and Mildred Grimes, preceded her in death.

Survivors include her daughter and son-in-law, Sue and Charles Cates of Dahlonega; daughter-in-law, Renee Bales of Dawsonville; brother and sister-in-law, Charlie and Betty Tatum of Dawsonville; five granddaughters; two great-grandchildren; various other relatives also survive.

Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Nov. 25 in the Bearden Funeral Home Chapel with the Revs. Michael Ridings and Dean Pugh officiating. Interment followed in Greenlawn Cemetery.

Bearden Funeral Home of Dawsonville was in charge of the arrangements.