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Carzell McDonald Thompson VanHook
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Carzell McDonald Thompson VanHook, 88, of Demorest, passed away Sunday, Nov. 18, 2012, at her residence following an extended illness.

She was born Nov. 6, 1924, in Murphy, N.C., to the late Nathan Alonzo and Della Carroll McDonald. Mrs. VanHook was a member of Oakey Mountain Baptist Church.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by: her first husband, Frank Morris Thompson; her second husband; Roger A. VanHook; and two sons, Morris Caney Thompson and Nathan Condon Thompson.

Survivors include: her daughter and son-in-law, Kay Thompson English and Jimmy English of Demorest; two granddaughters, Anna English Cahill of Demorest and Cindy Kay Ewalt of Marrietta, Ill.; a grandson, Caney Jim English of Demorest; five great-grandchildren, Alex English, Daniel English, Maverick English, Jesse English and Mason Ewalt; a brother, Tommy McDonald of Forest Park; two sisters, Willie Mae Weaver of Dillard and Shirley Keller of Clarkesville; and many nieces, nephews and friends.

Funeral services were held Tuesday at McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home in Cornelia with the Rev. Brion Williams and Alex English officiating. Burial followed at Rabun Memory Park.

McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. An online guestbook is available at