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Dorothy Jane Millwood Crunkleton
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Funeral services for Dorothy Jane Millwood Crunkleton, 84, of Cumming, were held at 2 p.m. Sunday, March 3, at Ebenezer United Methodist Church with the Rev. Glenn Hannigan officiating. Burial was at 1 p.m. Tuesday, March 5, at Westview Cemetery.

Mrs. Crunkleton died March 1, 2013.

Born Jan. 29, 1929, in Fulton County, she was the daughter of the late Harold Lee Millwood and Charlotte Hawkins Millwood.

She grew up in Decatur. She graduated from Decatur Girls High School and attended the Georgia State College Evening Division while working full time. Later she lived in Ohio, Mississippi, Nevada and California.

Her most interesting work-related experience was as assistant to the field director of the American Red Cross at Las Vegas-Nellis Air Force Base in Nevada. In her 24 years living in Cornelia, she was active in the community and taught Sunday School at First Baptist Church. She taught several age groups, but enjoyed the Men’s Bible Class. She served as a Brownie Scout and Girl Scout troop leader and was active in the Garden Club and the Three Arts Club. Upon moving to Athens, she worked in the State Office of the Cooperative Extension in the Visual Aid Department, and the University of Georgia Rare Books Collection.

Upon moving to Cumming in 1986, she became active in the Historical Society, serving one year as the president. She was a member of First Methodist Church in Athens, and attended Ebenezer UMC in Roswell.

She is survived by her daughters, Leah C. Coker of Flowery Branch, Mary Alice C. (Mark) Grant of Woodstock; grandchildren, Andrew Gomez of Atlanta, Christopher Gomez of Savannah, Ashley Gomez of Atlanta; stepgrandchildren, Zeb Grant of Atlanta and Kaylee Grant of Woodstock; two brothers, Harold (Beverly) Millwood of Roswell, Mark (Diana) Millwood of Jasper; special beloved friend, Roberto Gomez Valdez of Roswell; devoted friend, Laura Amstead of Port Aransas, Texas, formerly of Cumming.

Memorials may be made to Murphy-Harpst Childrens Center, 740 Fletcher St., Cedartown, GA 30125.

Condolences may be made at

Ingram Funeral Home & Crematory, Cumming, was in charge of arrangements.

The Northeast Georgian

March 6, 2013