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Lamar C. Whitmire, 89

Passed Away: 11/29/2012

LAMAR C. WHITMIRE, age 89, of Cornelia, Georgia passed away on Thursday, November 29, 2012.

Mr. Whitmire was born in Habersham County, Georgia on May 12, 1923, to the late Carl and Ninnie Nunn Whitmire. He was a truck driver for Akers Motor Lines with many years of service.

Survivors include sisters, Miriam Bentley and Carlton Blackburn, both of Cornelia, GA; nephew, Kim Blackburn, Dacula, GA; and nieces, Kay Snyder, South Haven, MS, and Donna Bouwsma, Athens, GA.

Funeral services are scheduled for 3 p.m. on Sunday, December 2, 2012, at Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel, Demorest, Georgia with Rev. David Turner, Rev. Jay Hughes officiating. Interment will follow in the Yonah Memorial Gardens.

The family will receive friends from 2 p.m. until the funeral hour on Sunday.

Flowers are accepted or donations may be made to First Baptist Church of Cornelia, P.O. Box 96, Cornelia, Georgia 30531 or to Cornelia
United Methodist Church, 275 Wyly Street, Cornelia, Georgia 30531.

Those who wish to express online condolences to the Whitmire family may do so by visiting our website at

Arrangements are in the care of Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel, Demorest, Georgia. (706)778-1700
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