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Edith McAree

February 19, 1918 — November 8, 2016

Pauline Brown McAree passed away on November 8, 2016, after a short bout with pneumonia just 3 months short of her 99th birthday. As per her instructions, a simple service will be planned for a later date.

Cremation and arrangements are under the direction of Wilson-Orwosky Funeral Home of Emory. As per her request, memorials can be made to the American Cancer Society.

She was born on February 19, 1918 to Arthur Lee and Ada Pope Brown. She married Olen McAree in Alba on Oct. 5, 1935.

She is survived by her daughter, Jeri McAree Humphrey and husband, George; 2 Sons: Kent McAree and wife, Bonnie; David McAree and wife, Marty; 3 Grandchildren: Lori Humphrey Cash and husband, Donnie, Corey McAree, and Cody McAree and wife, Tonya; 6 Great grandchildren: Morgan McAree, Kaden McKinney, Presley and Audie McAree, Kaylee and Colby McAree. She was preceded in death by her parents; two sons: Paul McAree and Michael McAree; one great grandson; and six brothers and sisters; and beloved friend: Lester Coker.

Those who knew Pauline, knew that she lived life on her own terms for 95. The last three years were lived on terms that she surprisingly and gracefully accepted.

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