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Mable Louise LaPier Pate, 88

Mable Louise LaPier Pate, 88, died on April 20, 2015 at Ansley Park Health & Rehabilitation in Newnan, Ga.

Mable was born on August 29, 1926 to Johnson and Ever Lee (Bean) LaPier in Sylacauga, Ala. Mable married James Robert Pate on June 19, 1943 in Sylacauga; they were married 58 years. Mable worked several years for the Craddock Clinic and as a Bell telephone operator in Sylacauga.

In 1959, James and Mable moved to Georgia where James was Terminal Manager of Floyd and Beasley Transfer Co. Mable worked alongside James for many years before they retired. Mable worked part-time for Publix Grocery stores for another 10 years.

Adolphus Reid Hanes, 92

Adolphus Reid Hanes, 92, died peacefully in Atlanta, Ga. on April 16, 2015. He was born on March 17, 1923 and grew up in Surry County, NC. as a young man,

Reid served in the Civilian Conservation Corps under FDR during the Depression and later in the Army during WWII, landing in Normandy during the second wave as support troops to the Infantry.  After the war, he worked in the trucking industry in High Point, N.C. and Atlanta, Ga. where he retired after 35 years.


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