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Posted: Thursday, September 20, 2018 10:02 pm | Updated: 10:24 pm, Thu Sep 20, 2018.

Virginia Dorsey McMichael, 96, of LaGrange, GA died Monday, September 17, 2018. Graveside services will be held Saturday, September 22, 2018 at 2:00 PM at Floral Memory Gardens Cemetery. Rev. Steve Hurley will officiate.

Virginia was born to Mr. J. R. Dorsey and Jennie Brown Dorsey in 1921 in Homestead, FL. Her father was one of the earlier residents there, arriving in 1913. She served as Regent for the Thronateeska Chapter of DAR in Albany and was very active in the local chapter of Colonial Dames. Mrs. McMichael’s favorite past time was genealogy. Her husband, William would drive her around several states, conducting research and visiting various cemeteries.

Survivors include her 2 sons, William Edward McMichael, Jr. and his wife, Gay, of Clayton, NC and Randall J. McMichael and his wife, Cathy, of Suwannee, GA, 4 grandchildren, Lenoir Clancy and her husband, PJ, of St. Petersburg, FL, Randall C. McMichael and his wife, Valerie, of Johns Creek, GA, Heather Corker and her husband, Ryan, of Knoxville, TN and Joshua McMichael and his fiancé, Kasha, of Atlanta, GA and 10 great grandchildren.

Virginia was preceded in death by her parents, J. R. and Jennie Brown Dorsey.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to West Georgia Hospice, 1510 Vernon Rd, LaGrange, GA, 30241.

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