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Irene Ingram Collier

Irene Ingram Collier, 91, of Dawsonville, died Sept. 11, 2018.

Born Jan. 15, 1927 to the late Virgle and Ella Mae Lemley, she has been a resident of Dawson County for most of her life. Irene was a member of New Life Church of God for over 65 years.  An excellent seamstress, she enjoyed quilting and worked in food service for the Dawson County School System until her retirement.  

She loved everybody, especially her family and the Lord.

Her husbands, Grady Ingram, Jimmy Collier; daughter, Ruby Jean Turner; son, Cecil Ingram; grandson, Doug Ingram; great-granddaughter, Taylor Grace Caldwell; brothers, Horace “Pete” Lemley, Jeffey Lemley; sisters, Louise Eller, Fannie Patterson and Geraldine Moore, preceded her in death.

Survivors include her son, Clinton Ingram of Dawsonville; daughter and son-in-law, Dianne and Tony Allison of Dawsonville; sisters and brothers-in-law, Annie Lou Pinion of Dawsonville, Bessie and Hoyt Cantrell of Dahlonega, Leila and Biddy Reece of Dawsonville, Bob Moore of Flowery Branch; grandchildren, David Ingram of Dahlonega, Greg and Hollie Ingram of Jefferson, Dustin Ingram of Dawsonville, Jeannie Reece of Orange Beach, Ala., Kim and Darian Caldwell of Dahlonega, Kayela and Blake Fields of Dahlonega; eight great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; various other relatives also survive.

Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Sept. 13 in the Bearden Funeral Home Chapel.  Rev. Lamar Hansard, Rev. Tony Allison and Rev. Blake Fields officiated.  Interment followed in the Dawsonville City Cemetery.

The family received friends from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. Sept. 12 at the funeral home.

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