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Lamar C. Whitmire
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Funeral services for Lamar C. Whitmire, 89, of Cornelia, were held at 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 2, at Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel, Demorest, with the Rev. David Turner and the Rev. Jay Hughes officiating. Burial followed in Yonah Memorial Gardens.

Mr. Whitmire died Thursday, Nov. 29, 2012.

Born May 12, 1923, in Habersham County, he was the son of the late Carl and Ninnie Nunn Whitmire. He was a truck driver for Akers Motor Lines with many years of service.

Survivors include his sisters, Miriam Bentley and Carlton Blackburn, both of Cornelia; nephew, Kim Blackburn of Dacula; and nieces, Kay Snyder of Southaven, Miss., and Donna Bouwsma of Athens.

Memorials may be made to First Baptist Church of Cornelia, P.O. Box 96, Cornelia, GA 30531; or to Cornelia United Methodist Church, 275 Wyly St., Cornelia, GA 30531.

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

Arrangements were in the care of Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel, Demorest.

The Northeast Georgian

December 5, 2012