Mrs. Lona Mae Sanford Schmidt age 91 of Hiram formerly of Ellijay died Saturday January 11, 2014.Mrs. Schmidt was born January 26,1922 in Gilmer County the daughter of the late Charlie and Mary Dotson Sanford. She worked in the health care industry and was of the Baptist Faith. Her husband Jerry Schmidt preceded her in death in 1995.
Survivors include: daughters: Sandra Collett and Pat Holtzclaw both of Hiram 5 grandchildren 7 great-grandchildren also survive.
Funeral services will be held Tuesday at 2pm from the chapel of Bernhardt Funeral Home with Rev. Wayne Collett and Rev. Irene Wofford officiating.
Interment will be in the Yukon cemetery.
The family will meet with friends Monday from 3pm until 7pm at the funeral home.
Bernhardt Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.