Mrs. Propes died Thursday, May 16, 2013, at Habersham Medical Center after a period of declining health.
Born March 6, 1926, in Hall County, she was the daughter of the late Clyde “Bill” Wilson and Mary Ella Shope Wilson. She was also preceded in death by her husband of 63 years, G. Denver Propes Sr.; stepfather, A.C. “Autt” Wilson; brother, Hoyt Wilson; father and mother-in-law, J.M. and Maybell Propes; and brother and sister-in-law, J.C. Propes Sr. and Mary Propes.
Mrs. Propes was a long-time member of First Baptist Church of Cornelia, where she served as Sunday School secretary for many years.
Survivors include her daughter, Mary Clyde Sims of Demorest; son and daughter-in-law, Gilbert D. Propes Jr. and Claudine Propes of Cornelia; sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Pat and Jerry Hartley of Oakwood; brother and sister-in-law, Eddie L. and Juanita Wilson of Chicopee; brother, Jerry F. Wilson of Monroe, La.,; grandchildren, Darilee Sims of Tallulah Falls, Scott Sims of Cornelia, Celina Carruth and her husband, Lee, of Cornelia, GA; and a number of nieces and nephews.
Mmemorials may be made to First Baptist Church of Cornelia, P.O. Box 96, Cornelia, GA 30531.
Those wishing to express online condolences to the Propes family may do so by visiting whitfieldfuneralhomes.com.
Announcement courtesy of Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, Baldwin.
The Northeast Georgian
May 22, 2013