Born 7-9-1927 -- Died 1-3-2008
Doreen C. Hadaway, 80, of Cherokee Village, died Jan. 3, 2008, at her home. She was born July 9, 1927, in Wood-ville, Ga., daughter of William Welby Collins and Nancy Elizabeth (Wages) Collins.
She was married to William R. Hadaway in Atlanta, Ga., in 1952. She moved to Cherokee Village in 1983 from Deerborn, Mich., and became active in the community. She received the Governors's Volunteer Excel-lence Award in 1988 from Gov. Bill Clinton and again in 1997 from Gov. Mike ?Huckabee. She was a member of the Timely Club and past president of the Baptist Memorial Hospi-tal Auxiliary.
She was instrumental in helping to establish the Lifeline program in Fulton and Sharp counties. She played piano for the Rev. Billy Graham's crusade services while in Venezuela. She was a member of Village Bible Church.
She is survived by: her husband, William R. Hadaway of the home; a son, Ernest Hada-way of Flint, Mich.; two daughters, Sheila Cary of Manassas, Va., and Susan of Houston, Texas; six grandchildren; other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents and one brother.
Funeral services were held Jan. 7 at the Tri-County Funeral Home in Highland with Rev. Joe Walton officiating.
Burial followed in Oaklawn Cemetery.
The funeral arrangements were under the direction of the Tri-County Funeral Home.