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Grady Lamar Woodall
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Grady Lamar Woodall, 85, died Feb. 5, 2011.


Lamar resided in White, Ga. before moving to Dahlonega six years ago.


He was the son of Luther Roy and Anna Dickson Woodall. He was born on July 15, 1925 in Bartow County.


Lamar was married to Emily Reeves Woodall on April 1, 1949 by the Rev. J.V. Speer.


Lamar served in the U.S. Navy during World War II and was a member of Bethlehem Baptist Church. He was an ordained deacon.


Lamar accepted Christ at the age of 15, and as a young man, he always greeted people with a big smile. Lamar was a devoted husband, loving father, grandfather and hard worker all of his life.


His parents preceded him in death.


Survivors include his wife, Emily Reeves Woodall; children, Cathy Sue Cox of Dawsonville, Jeffrey Woodall of Dahlonega; three grandsons, Ryan, Kody and Ethan Woodall; one great-granddaughter, Jessica Woodall; one brother, Eugene Woodall of White; various other relatives also survive.


Funeral services were held at 10 a.m. Feb. 7 at Dahlonega Funeral Home Chapel in Dahlonega with the Pastor Michael Rodgers officiating. Pallbearers were members of Bethlehem Baptist Church. Interment followed at Bethlehem Baptist Church Cemetery.


Dahlonega Funeral Home of Dahlonega was in charge of the arrangements.