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Emma May Allen Pacella, 83, of Dahlonega, Ga., died Tuesday, June 28, 2011, with her family by her side. She was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother. She was a graduate of Columbia University.
She is preceded in death by her daughter, Lauri Ann Pacella; brothers, Harley, Damon, and Wesley Allen.
Survivors include her husband, Michael Joseph Pacella of Dahlonega, Ga.; son and daughter-in-law, Mike and Lisa Pacella of Dahlonega, Ga.: sister, Eva Nourse of Evansville, Ind.; brother, Dr. Charles E. Allen of Erwin; grandchildren, Anna, Matt and Sarah.
A memorial service was held on Saturday, July 2, at 2 p.m. at Dahlonega Funeral Home Chapel, Dahlonega, Ga., with the Rev. Dr. Jim Dwiggins officiating.
Dahlonega Funeral Home was in charge.