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Celia Faye (Bell) Wortham

February 17, 1947 — August 21, 2023

Watkinsville, GA

Celia Faye Bell Wortham, 76, wife of 56 years to Steve Wortham, died on Monday, August 21, 2023. Born in Athens, GA she was the daughter of the late Harry Cecil Bell and Mary Flanagan Bell Collins. Celia was a lifelong resident of Oconee County, a 1965 graduate of Oconee County High School and member of Mars Hill Baptist Church. She retired from the University of Georgia in 2011 as Testing Coordinator at the Independent and Distant Learning Department.  Survivors in addition to her husband include three daughters: Kim Wortham, Kelly (Robert) Gannon, Kristi (Vincent) Catalfamo; grandchildren: Kiley (Chelsey) Gannon, Justin (Missy) Gannon, Carter Wortham and Finn Catalfamo, one great granddaughter, Sophia Gannon and one great granddaughter on the way, Adeline Faye Gannon. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, August 24, 2023 at 3PM at Lord and Stephens West Chapel with Rev. Ray Finger and Rev. Mark Byrd officiating. Interment will follow at Evergreen Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 6pm until 8pm on Wednesday, August 23, 2023 at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Patriot Guard Riders of Georgia, P.O. Box 718, Watkinsville, GA 30677. Lord and Stephens Funeral Home, WEST, Watkinsville, GA is in charge of arrangements. www.lordandstephens.com

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Wednesday, August 23, 2023

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Thursday, August 24, 2023

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