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Grace L. Singletary
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Grace L. Singletary, 108, of Thomaston, died Dec. 14, 2014.

Mrs. Singletary was born Feb. 11, 1906 in West Hartford, Conn., to the late Harry and Bessie M. Green.

She studied piano and was employed in the music department of Cohen's Department Store in Jacksonville, Fla. There she met and married V.L. Singletary.

After moving to Dawson, she was a member of the Dawson Garden Club, Daughters of the American Revolution and Cub Scout den mother.

She was an avid reader, excellent seamstress, painter in all mediums, taught classes in art, created pieces in ceramics and crafts, refinished furniture and collected antiques.

She taught piano lessons in her home for many years and was Title I music teacher at Terrell County Elementary School.

Mrs. Singletary loved to travel and toured England and Europe, Korea and the Far East, Scandinavian countries, the Holy Land and Hawaii. She was a leader in the First Church of Christian Science in Albany for many years and attended Dawson Presbyterian Church in Dawson.

Survivors include her son, John W. and JoAnne Singletary; two grandsons, John W. and Lea Singletary Jr. and Jeffery Lee Singletary; two great-grandsons, Jeffery Lee Singletary Jr. and Eddie Grayson Singletary; various other relatives also survive.

Graveside services for Mrs. Singletary will be held in Cedar Hill Cemetery in Dawson at 2 p.m. Dec. 17. The family will receive friends from 1 to 1:45 p.m. Dec. 17 at Harvey Funeral Home in Dawson.

Memorial donations were requested made to Georgia Lions Camp for the Blind, 5626 Laura Walker Dr., Waycross, GA 31503 or to the charity of your choice.

Coggins Funeral Home of Thomaston was in charge of the arrangements.

 

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