Annie Mae Franklin Patton

Annie Mae Franklin Patton, age 78, of Clarkesville, passed away Saturday, March 28, 2015.

Born on February 25, 1937, in Demorest, Georgia, she was a daughter of the late Morlor Lee and Mary Ollie Mae Phillips Franklin. She was retired from Habersham County School System and was a member of Independent Baptist Church in Clarkesville.

In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by a son, Sammy Lee Patton; brother, William Henry Franklin; sisters, Virginia Nicholson and Katheryn Franklin.

Survivors include her husband, Sam Harold Patton of Clarkesville; son and daughter-in-law, Jonathan Matthew and Donna Patton of Clarkesville; daughters and sons-in-law, Jeanette Gragg and Wendell Canup of Clarkesville, Jennifer and Matthew Brock of Mt. Airy, Anita Brown of Cornelia; 15 grandchildren, 13 great grandchildren and two great-great grandchildren.

Funeral services are 4 pm on Thursday, April 2, 2015 at the Chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart with Pastor Donnie Balenger officiating. Interment will follow in Demorest City Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 3-5 & 7-9 pm on Wednesday at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Annie Mae Patton Memorial Fund at P.O. Box 725, Cornelia, GA 30531.

An online guest register is available and may be viewed at

McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home of Cornelia (706/778-8668) is in charge of arrangements.

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