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Mrs. Leona Mae Dale, 96, of Hayesville, NC passed away Monday, November 12, 2012 at a Hiawassee, GA care facility. Mrs. Dale was born April 20, 1916, daughter of Charley and Mary Grindstaff Robinson. She was preceded in death by her husband, Fred Dale, and son, Charles Dale.


Surviving family members include her daughter-in-law, Woodie Lea Dale of Hiawassee; two granddaughters and sons-in-law, Melissa and Lewis Kelley of Blairsville, and Deborah and Michael Woody of Hiawassee; and one grandson and daughter-in-law, Justin and Danette Dale of Hiawassee; ten great grandchildren; and 7 great-great grandchildren. Also surviving are one sister, Lydia Sanders of Ohio; and one brother, Clyde Robinson of North Carolina.   “Granny Mae” loved gardening and quilting for her family and friends.


Funeral services were held at 2:00 PM Wednesday, November 14, 2012 at the Chapel of Ivie Funeral Home, Hayesville with Rev. Dallas Crowder officiating. Special music was provided by Rita Bradshaw and the Happy Pilgrims. Interment was in the Martin Hill Baptist Church Cemetery. The following served as pallbearers: Ian Kelley, Ryan Kelley, Kyle Woody, Jeremy Dale, Sterling Dale, Matt Walls, and Matt Jones.


The family received friends from 6-8 Tuesday evening, November 13, 2012 at the Ivie Funeral Home, Hayesville.


Ivie Funeral Home, Hayesville in charge of all arrangements.

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