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Georgia Cleaver

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Georgia M. Cleaver, 92, Iola, passed away Saturday, Nov. 3, 2012, at Windsor Place in Iola.
Georgia was born June 3, 1920, on the family farm at Geneva, the daughter of Edward Anthony and Anna Thresa (Mabie) Fitzpatrick.
On Oct. 20, 1941, Georgia married Harlan F. Cleaver in Iola. They made their home and farmed most of their married lives north of LaHarpe.
He preceded her in death Nov. 13, 1996.
Besides being a farm- wife, Georgia also had a daycare and later worked in the laundry and dietary departments at Allen County Hospital.
She was a member of the VFW Auxiliary, LaHarpe, and was past president of the Red Cross Gray Ladies at Allen County Hospital where she did much volunteer work. She enjoyed sewing, gardening and grew beautiful larkspur and hollyhocks.
Survivors are son Harlan E. Cleaver and wife, Becky, Iola; daughter Sandra F. Marvin, Iola; brother Theron Fitzpatrick, Neosho Falls; five grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren
Visitation will be from 7 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Waugh-Yokum & Friskel Chapel in Iola.
Funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Waugh-Yokum & Friskel Chapel.
Burial will be at Geneva Cemetery, northwest of Iola.
Memorial choices are Allen County Hospice or Allen County Animal Rescue Facility (ACARF) and may be left with Waugh-Yokum & Friskel Chapel.
Online condolences for the family may be left at www.iolafuneral.com.

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