Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Dorothy Wilbanks Weldon, age 90 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Sunday, July 26, 2020. Mrs. Weldon was born in Nicholson, Georgia a daughter of the late Gordon Earnest Wilbanks and the late Minnie Mae Barnett Wilbanks. Mrs. Weldon was retired from the University of Georgia, was a homemaker and a member of the Bethany United Methodist Church. In addition to her parents, Mrs. Weldon is preceded by her husband, Herman Weldon, sister, Sara Nell Poe, two brothers; Howard Wilbanks and William Walter Wilbanks, and a daughter in law, Wanda Weldon.
Survivors include three sons: Larry Weldon of Nicholson, Stanley Weldon and his wife Phyllis of Cleveland, and Ronnie Weldon and his wife Ginger of Jefferson. Daughter, Margaret Holloway and her husband Lloyd of Jefferson. Sister; Lois Mae Poe of Nicholson, two brothers; David Gordon Wilbanks of Nicholson and James Alvin Wilbanks of Buford. Twelve grandchildren; Laurel Arnold, Preston Weldon, Priscilla Norris, Lane Weldon, Eric Weldon, Khela Dean, Jordan Weldon, Kyndal Quiggle, Michelle Paul, April Beem, Amanda Wilbanks and Misty Bryant. Twenty great grandchildren; Lauren, Jake, Courtney, Layken, Zoe, Eleni, Emersyn, Caz, Jax, Eisley, Kynleigh, Alexandria, Hudson, Jae, Garrett, Gracie, Lincoln, Madeline, Ella and Harper.
The family will have a private family viewing and visitation.
Public graveside services will be held 11:00 A.M. Wednesday, July 29, 2020 from Jackson Memorial Gardens, Commerce, Georgia with Reverend Jordan Weldon officiating. In accordance with current health restrictions concerning the COVID 19, please wear a protective mask and maintain safe social distancing. Grandsons will serve as pallbearers. In lieu of flowers, please make memorials to the Bethany United Methodist Church Renewal Fund, 4659 Brockton Road, Jefferson, Georgia 30549.
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