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Marion Gleeson Perry
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Marion Gleeson Perry, 94, of Dawsonville, died Dec. 29, 2016.

Born Jan. 3, 1922 to the late Clifford and Georgie Gleeson, Marion had been a resident of Dawsonville for the past 15 years. She had also lived a number of years in the Stone Mountain area and Woodstock.

Affectionately known as Maw Maw, she was a loving and devoted mother and grandmother who worked extremely hard for her family.

Marion was a member of Bethel United Methodist Church.

Her husband, the Rev. James H. Perry; son, Gary R. Perry; brothers, J.C. Gleeson, George Gleeson; sisters, Fleasha Maddox, Wilhelmenia Martin, Joyce Anderson; great-grandson, Andrew Perry, also preceded her in death.

Survivors include her sons and daughter-in-law, Lanier and Betty Perry of McDonough, Ronald Perry of Royston; daughter and son-in-law, Glenda and Mike Brandt of Dawsonville; 11 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren; sister-in-law, Myrtice Bass Gleeson of Cumming; various other relatives also survive.

Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Dec. 31 in the Bearden Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Lawrence Clark officiating. Interment followed at 2 p.m. in the Holly Springs Cemetery in Marietta.

In lieu of flowers, donations were requested made to the Alzheimer's Association Georgia Chapter, 922 East Morris St., Dalton, GA 30721,

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