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Mrs. Dorothy Holder

December 27, 1938 ~ April 2, 2018 (age 79)

Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Dorothy Hart Holder, age 79, of Dawsonville, who passed away on Monday, April 2, 2018. Mrs. Holder was born in Ancon, Canal Zone, Panama, the daughter of the late Max R. Hart and the late Alice Hettinga Hart. Mrs., Holder graduated from Balboa High School and Bryant and Stratton Business Institute. Mrs. Holder was a member of the Dawsonville Baptist Church and for years served as a Victims Assistance Advocate for Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD). She loved being a housewife and a grandmother. In addition to her parents, Mrs. Holder was preceded in death by her son, Larry Holder and sister, Leona Lee.

Survivors include her husband of fifty eight years, Albert Holder of Dawsonville; son and daughter in law, Steven and Patti Holder both of Cumming; six grandchildren, Vince Hardy, Katie Hardy, Libby Jo Holder, Zebulon Holder, Cannon Hunter and Chezleigh Rakestraw; sister, Edna Crandall, three sister in laws, Irene Hackett, Wilma Holder, Sylvia Holder and host of nieces and nephews.

The Funeral Services will be held on Thursday, April 5, 2018 at 2:00 PM in the Chapel of Evans Funeral Home with Reverend Cory Gilleland officiating. The burial will follow in the Jackson Memorial Park. The visitation will be held on Thursday, April 5, 2018, from 12:30 – 2:00 PM at Evans Funeral Home, prior to the service.

A Memorial Service will be held on Friday, April 6, 2018 at 11:00AM in the Dawsonville Baptist Church with Reverend Cory Gilleland officiating.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Dawsonville Baptist Church, P.O. Box 935, Dawsonville, GA 30534 or to the Georgia Baptist Children’s Home at

Evans Funeral Home, 1350 Winder Highway, Jefferson, GA 30549. 706-367-5467.

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