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Georgia Anne Arthur

July 1, 1929 ~ November 29, 2016 (age 87)

Georgia Anne Milligan Arthur, 87, of Atlanta, formerly of Dawson and Americus, passed away on Tuesday, November 29, 2016 at her residence.  Funeral services will be held at the graveside in Cedar Hill Cemetery in Dawson at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, December 2, 2016.  Rev. David Unkles will officiate.


Georgia Anne, who was affectionately known as “GeGe”, was born in Graves, Georgia on July 1, 1929. She enjoyed travelling, playing golf and tennis, and riding horses.  She was an avid Bridge player and gardener.   Georgia Anne spent thirty-plus years in Education and was a past member of the Dawson United Methodist Church and the First United Methodist Church in Americus. 


Preceding her in death were her parents, Jay Alexander Milligan and Mary Lena Newman Milligan; her husband of twenty-three years, Benjamin Charles Arthur; and her brother, Jay Alexander Milligan, Jr.  Survivors include son, Keith Alexander Arthur of Enid, OK; daughters, Leslie Rebecca Lovato (Ruben G. Lovato, III) of St. Simons Island, GA, Anne Elise Arthur of Tampa, FL, and Jane Marilena Arthur of Tucker, GA; grandchildren, Alexander Benjamin Lovato of Mableton, GA, Christopher Joseph Lovato of Americus, GA, Lauren Rebecca Lovato of St. Simons Island, GA, and Jack Benjamin Arthur of Enid, OK; and sister-in-law, Julia “Judy” Milligan of Greensboro, NC. 


Memorials may be made to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation, 60 East 56th St., 8th floor, New York, NY 10022; the Alzheimer’s Association, 41 Perimeter Center East, Suite 550, Atlanta, GA 30346; or Americus Literacy Action, 307 E. Lamar St., Americus, GA 31709.

 Service Information

Funeral Service
December 2, 2016

11:00 AM
Cedar Hill Cemetery
500 Stonewall Street
Dawson, GA 39842

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