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Bessie Mae Martin Dooley, 89

Passed Away: 02/05/2013

Bessie Mae Martin Dooley, age 89, of Homer, Georgia, passed away on Tuesday, February 5, 2013, at a local care facility.

Mrs. Dooley was born on October 29, 1923, in Banks County, Georgia, where she lived all of her life. She was the daughter of the late
Burie D. and Mae Reems Martin. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, John W. Dooley; sisters, Sally
Hardy, Addie Stewart, Ruth Simmons, and Lucille Cagle; and brother, Roy Dean Martin. Mrs. Dooley was a retired seamstress with Blue Bell Manufacturing Company with 36 years of service.

She is survived by a number of nieces, nephews, great nieces, and great nephews. Mrs. Dooley was the last surviving member of her
immediate family.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, February 7, 2013, at Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, Baldwin, Georgia, with Rev. Roy G. Rogers officiating. Interment will follow in Harmony Baptist Church Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 4-8 p.m. on Wednesday, February 6, 2013, at the funeral home.

Those wishing to express online condolences to the Dooley family may do so by visiting

Arrangements are in the care of Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, Baldwin, Georgia.

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