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MALLORY, Gertrude Gertrude Ponder Mallory, 98, died Aug. 31, 2013 in Marietta. A Celebration of Life will be at 1 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 7, at Allen Temple AME Church, 232 Arnold Mill Rd., Woodstock. The Pastor Carl A. Moore, Sr. will officiate. The body will be cremated. Mrs. Mallory was born on Aug. 26, 1915 in Hillsboro, Ga. She was the fifth of eight children born to Allen Augustus Ponder and Pearlina (White) Ponder. She lived most of her adult life in Detroit, Mi., returning to Georgia in 1996. Just a month ago, Mrs. Mallory lost her first born son, Robert H. Sanford (Bobbi Horace). She was also preceded in death by a daughter, Shirley (Mallory) Grimes. Mrs. Mallory is survived by daughter, Gwendolyn Hamilton of Detroit; son, James A. Mallory of Marietta; and daughter-in-laws, Marilyn Sanford of Fayetteville, NC, and Frances Mallory of Marietta. She leaves as a living legacy: 12 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; several great-great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to: Must Ministries, P.O. Box 1717, Marietta, GA. 30061.
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Published in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution on Sept. 5, 2013