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Minnie Lee Chumley Wigington
Obituaries

Minnie Lee Chumley Wigington, 95, of Dawsonville, died Oct. 2, 2018.

Born Dec. 25, 1922 to the late John Henry and Martha Chumley, she had been a resident of Dawsonville for most of her life.

 Minnie was a member of Amicalola Baptist Church and for many years was known as “The Avon Lady” in the area.  She was a well-known and very talented seamstress who specialized in alterations and helped many local families. A loving and devoted mother and grandmother, she left this life with spirit. 

Her husband, Emmett Wigington; granddaughter, Valerie B. Burgess; and a number of siblings, preceded her in death.

Survivors include her daughter, Lois Ledbetter of Jasper; sons and daughters-in-law, Dewey Lee and Barbara Wigington of Jasper, Charles S. “Billy” and Martha Wigington of Marble Hill, John and Barbara Wigington of Dawsonville; brother, John Carson Chumbley of Stockbridge; sister, Edna “Eddie” Goswick of Dawsonville; grandchildren, Edwin and Earlene Wigington of Jasper, Lisa and Ric Seymour of Gainesville, Julie and Greg Edwards of Marble Hill; great-grandchildren, Rachel, Jonathan, Daniel, Vallon, Robert; special family friend, John Carver of Marietta; a number of nieces, nephews; various other relatives also survive.

Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Oct. 5 in the Bearden Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Larry Waddell officiating.  Interment followed in Amicalola Baptist Church Cemetery.

The family received friends from 3 until 8 p.m. Oct. 4 at the funeral home.

Floral arrangements are accepted or donations may be made to Amicalola Baptist Church Cemetery Fund, C/O Loy Ledbetter, 894 Chumbley Road, Dawsonville, Ga. 30534.

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