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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, www.alz.org/georgia.

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

 

 

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