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Eloise B. Dorsey

Mrs. Eloise B. Dorsey, age 82, of Barnesville passed away on Sunday, Dec. 16, 2012 in an Upson County healthcare facility. Mrs. Dorsey was born to the late Mr. Thomas Blalock and to the late Mrs. Ida Blalock. She was amused that she was born on Dec. 12, 1930 at 12:30 a.m. Mrs. Dorsey was retired from Southern Bell. Mrs. Eloise and her late husband Hugh ‘Buck’ Dorsey Jr. were the co-founders of Barnesville Buggy Days. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Barnesville and very active in the American Legion Auxiliary and other veterans organizations. Survivors include her three children, Linda (and James) Anderson of Barnesville, Butch Dorsey of Barnesville and Susan (and Bob) Sims of Hampton; three grandchildren, Amy Anderson, Jonathan Dorsey and Jason Sims; a sister, Ethel Garrison; a brother, Leon (and Mary Jane) Blalock; and a sister-in-law, Carolyn Watkins. Numerous nieces and nephews also survive. Funeral services for Mrs. Eloise B. Dorsey will be conducted at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2012 from the chapel of Williams Funeral Home. Interment will follow in Lamar Memory Gardens. The family will receive friends at Williams Funeral Home on Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2012 from 12 p.m. until the service hour. In lieu of flowers the family request that donations be made to your favorite veterans organizations. Those who wish may view the memorial page and sign the guest book online at williamsfh.net. Williams Funeral Home of Barnesville is in charge arrangements, 770-358-1678.

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