BLAKELY -- Dolly Dorothy Monfort Timmons, 78, died December 25, 2012 at Wynfield Park Health & Rehabilitation (formerly Albany Health Care). Funeral Services will be held Friday morning at 11:00 AM in the Arlington Baptist Church with Dr. Gary Hadden officiating. Interment will follow in the Oak Grove Cemetery, Arlington, Ga. Pallbearers will be the deacons of the church. The family will receive friends for 1 hour prior to the funeral service in the Social Hall of Arlington Baptist Church .
Dolly was born April 17, 1934 in Calhoun County to the late Lee Morgan Monfort and Willie Lou Givens. She lived in the Arlington/ Calhoun Co./ Baker Co. area her entire life until she suffered a stroke and was moved to Albany Health Care to be near her family. She was a homemaker when her children were young and in 1979 began working at the Arlington Senior Center. She retired June 30, 2000 after 21 years of service.
Mrs. Timmons was preceded in death by her husband of 47 years, Albert Timmons, sisters Annie Lou Turner and Josephine Williams. She is survived by her sons: Albert Lee Timmons (Donna) of Albany, Ga. and John Timmons of Marianna, Fl., a grandson, Leron (Lee) Timmons (Sherry) of Marianna, Fl. and 1 brother: Bobby Monfort (Betty) of Climax, Ga. and numerous nieces and nephews. The family also includes the staff at Wynnfield Park as part of her family. Dolly was well loved and cared for by the kind and compassionate staff.
In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the Arlington Baptist Church Food Pantry at 17382 S. Highland Ave., Arlington, Ga. 39813. The family may be contacted at the home of Albert & Donna Timmons, 2319 Tompkins Ave., Albany, Ga. 31705 or John Timmons, 4744 Grandoaks Circle, Marianna, Fl. 32466.
Manry-Jordan-Hodges Funeral Home