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DUNWODY, Helen Funeral services for Helen Longino Dunwody who died Saturday, November 11, 2017 will be held Tuesday, November 14, 2017 at 2:00 pm at Highland Hills Baptist Church, 1370 Briarcliff Road, Macon, Georgia. Dr. Jake Hall and Reverend Cass DuCharme will be officiating. Reverend Steve Johnson will officiate a private family burial. Helen Elizabeth Longino Dunwody was born in Atlanta, Georgia March 15, 1930. She was the fifth child of Tommie Alberta Smith Longino and George Franklin Longino, both deceased. She grew up in College Park, Georgia and attended Sullins College in Bristol, Virginia before transferring to Wesleyan College in Macon in 1948. Helen became a Maconite in 1950 when she married Daniel Delzell Dunwody, Jr., deceased. She is survived by her sisters-in-law, Bobbie Longino and Roses Longino, brother- in-law, John A. Dunwody; her children Dan D. Dunwody, III (Janet), Dele Dunwody Reichert (Robert), J. Doug Dunwody (Layne), Mary Pat Dunwody Monfort (Bill); ten grandchildren, Daniel Dunwody IV (Jenny), David Dunwody, Bowen Reichert Shoemaker (Matt), Thomas Reichert (Taylor), Eryn Dunwody Deiler (Bob), Damon Dunwody, Billy Monfort III, Claudia Monfort, Ben Monfort, and John Pat Monfort; and three great grandchildren Mary, Danny, and Phillips. Historically, many of Helen's family members served in the Georgia House of Representatives, as well as the Senate. Helen was active in many political campaigns in Macon, Georgia and walked in the inaugural parade in Washington D.C. in 1976. Many of her lifelong friendships grew through the years of participating in Hillandale Garden Club and publishing the cookbook, "Table Talk", authored by ten close friends called "The Bridge Group". She served the community through many years on the Federated Garden Club Board, the Middle Georgia Regional Library Board, the Junior League of Macon, the Writer's Club, and the History Club. She served on the steering committee of Mable White Baptist Church and became an active member of the Highland Hills Baptist Church. She was a member of the Rodney Brown Sunday school class and served on the Vision Committee. In 1984, Helen returned to Wesleyan and earned her BA in art. She also served on the Museum of Arts and Science's Fine Arts Committee. She began writing and has left a collection of bound volumes of art, history, genealogy, and faith based writings. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Highland Hills Baptist Church or the . Visit to express condolences. Snow's Memorial Chapel, Cherry St. has charge of arrangements.
Published in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution on Nov. 12, 2017
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