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Clara Mae Deems

September 13, 1929 — January 17, 2010

Mrs. Clara Mae Deems, age 80, of 10 Hugh Deems Road, Cedartown, GA passed away Sunday, January 17, 2010 following an extended illness.

She was born in Cartersville, GA on September 13, 1929 a daughter of the late J.W. Ely and Ethel Estelle Dover Ely. Mrs. Deems had been a resident of Polk County the greater part of her life where she was a homemaker and a member of the Seney Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by a son, Sonny Ray Deems on July 14, 2009 and by ten brothers and sisters.

Survivors include four daughters: Judy Sisson, Rome, Patricia Burnley, Aragon, Angie Chapman, Rome and Betty Brinkley, Rockmart; five sons: Jerry Deems, Aragon, Tommy Deems, Cedartown, Billy Deems, Aragon, Paul Deems, Sr., Rockmart and Tony Deems, Rockmart; two sisters: Mildred Massick, Aragon and Shirley Patterson, Fairmount; three brothers: Carl Ely, Aragon, Junior Ely, Silver Creek and Ronald Ely, Aragon; 24 grandchildren and 27 great grandchildren also survive.

Funeral services will be held Tuesday, January 19, 2010 at 3:00 p.m. in the Chapel of the Alvis Miller & Son Funeral Home with Rev. Dennis Pope and Rev. Billy Chambers officiating. Interment will follow in the Oakridge Baptist Church Cemetery with Rev. Tim Patnode officiating.

Pallbearers will include: Scott Sisson, Jonathan Burnley, T. J. Brinkley, Joseph Bright, Joshua Deems, Paul Deems, Jr., Jimmy Deems and Steven Ely.

The family will receive friends Monday evening from 7 until 9 p.m. at the funeral home.

The Alvis Miller & Son Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements for the funeral of Mrs. Clara Mae Deems.

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