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Carolyn White Mote

Carolyn White Mote (White)

Wednesday, March 19th, 1947 - Sunday, February 2nd, 2020
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Carolyn White Mote, age 72 of Lula, went home to be with Jesus on Sunday, February 2, 2020.

Born in Fulton County, Georgia to the late John Lafayette (J.L.) and Frances Ruth Crisp White. Mrs. Mote was a retired school teacher with East Hall Middle School with 35 years of service. She was an active and devoted member of Mt. Carmel Baptist Church where she sang in the choir.

Mrs. Mote enjoyed traveling and was an avid gospel music enthusiast and enjoyed going to the National Quartet convention, playing board games, and attending grandkids ballgames. She loved to cook and plan parties, always lending a helping hand to everyone she met. Mrs. Mote loved the Lord most of all and wants to see everyone again in Heaven.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Terry Mote; brother, Johnny White; brother-in-law, Kenneth Cochran.

Surviving are her daughter, Pam Alford of Maysville; son, Paul Mote of Lula; 8 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; sisters and brothers-in-law, Joan Cochran of Commerce, Brenda & Daniel Webb of Dawsonville, Peggy & Hoyt Lovell of Gillsville, Delores & Rev. Tony Goss of Clarkesville; several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Funeral services are scheduled for 2 pm, Thursday, February 6, 2020 at Mt. Carmel Baptist Church in Banks County with Rev. Tony Goss, Rev. Chris Webb and Rev. John Wayne Abernathy officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery with Rev. Zach Watson officiating.

The family will receive friends from 6-8 pm on Tuesday and from 2-4 pm and 6-8 pm on Wednesday at the funeral home.

An online guest register is available and may be viewed at

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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Tuesday, February 4th, 2020 | 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    Tuesday, February 4th, 2020 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home
    175 Vfw Post Road
    CORNELIA, GA 30531
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Second Visitation

    Wednesday, February 5th, 2020 | 2:00pm - 4:00pm
    Wednesday, February 5th, 2020 2:00pm - 4:00pm
    McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home
    175 Vfw Post Road
    CORNELIA, GA 30531
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Third Visitation

    Wednesday, February 5th, 2020 | 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    Wednesday, February 5th, 2020 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home
    175 Vfw Post Road
    CORNELIA, GA 30531
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Service

    Thursday, February 6th, 2020 | 2:00pm
    Thursday, February 6th, 2020 2:00pm
    Mt. Carmel Baptist Church, Lula
    2405 Hwy 51
    LULA, GA 30554
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    Rev. Tony Goss
    Rev. Chris Webb
    Rev. John Wayne Abernathy
  • Interment

    Mt. Carmel Baptist Church Cemetery
    2405 GA Hwy 51
    LULA, GA 30554
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    With Rev. Zach Watson officiating

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Private Condolence

Alisa Sisk

Posted at 05:30am
My prayers are with you during this time. I taught at EHMS with Carolyn and had her sub for me many times. She is and will continue to be greatly missed in our halls. She was a wonderful person and I look forward to seeing here again one day.

Alice Day

Posted at 04:48pm
Mine and Mike's prayers are with you Pam& Paul.Such a blessing to have had Carolyn for a friend.

Nancy Moore

Posted at 01:28pm
So sorry for your loss. It was an honor to have known and worked with Carolyn. She touched many lives. Prayers for peace. Nancy Moore

Grace Smith

Posted at 01:06am

David Salyers

Posted at 01:04pm
Warmest regards in your time of loss. I am a teacher at East Hall Middle. I have been here quite a while and I have so enjoyed Carolyn being a part of the East Hall Middle family. She was always willing to help, free spirited, and a joy to be around. She will be greatly missed by the East Hall Middle family. David Salyers

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