Obituaries

August 22, 2013

Eugenia DeMore

Eugenia DeMore, 83, beloved sister and aunt and a cherished friend and neighbor of many, died Thursday, Aug. 15, 2013, after a short yet very courageous battle with cancer.  

She was preceded in death by husband, Donald DeMore and two siblings, Naomi Combs and Joel Combs.  

She is survived by a brother, William Combs and his wife Doris Combs. She is also survived by many beloved nieces and nephews.

 A native of Dalton, Genia moved to Atlanta in the early 1960s. She is a 1966 Georgia State alumni and pursued a career in the insurance industry where she was one of Georgia’s first women to become a CPCU, Certified Professional Commercial Underwriter. In her life, she delighted in travels with friends to exotic and popular cities of the world. After retirement, she was a devoted and contributing member to many organizations, especially advocating for animal rights and shelters. She was an active and supporting member of Oak Grove United Methodist Church.  

A memorial service to celebrate the life of Eugenia DeMore will be Saturday at 2 p.m. at Whitfield Memorial Gardens in the Hope Mausoleum, 710 W. Cuyler St., Dalton, with Brother George Cross officiating.  

Local arrangements are by Ponders Funeral Home.

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