Elmira S. Deal

August 22, 1925September 10, 2013

Elmira S. Deal, 88, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Tuesday, September 10, 2013. A celebration of her life will be held on Saturday, September 14, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. at Macon Memorial Park Funeral Home. The family will meet friends on Friday, September 13, 2013 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be in Macon Memorial Park Cemetery with Rev. Cindy Mittuch. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Susan G. Komen Race For The Cure, 277 MLK Jr. Blvd., W, Suite 101, Macon GA 31201.

Mrs. Deal was born in Washington, County to the late Samuel L. and Mattie W. Smith. She was preceded in death by her husband, Allen Eugene Deal and her son, Lewis Eugene Deal, sister and brother-in-law, Mabel (Mark) Deal. Mrs. Deal was a member of Vineville Baptist Church and was a lifetime member of the PTA and was the first woman asked to serve on the Bibb County Board of Education. She was a devoted and loving wife, mother, and grandmother.

She is survived by her daughter, Deena A. Deal of Macon, son, James A. (Stephanie) Deal of Atlanta, two grandchildren, James Allen (Shelle) Deal, Jr. and Kenneth Alexander Deal both of Atlanta, special first cousin, Mary (Lamar)Beasley, very special nieces and nephews, Dwaine E. Deal, Mabel Elaine Deal and Kenneth L. Deal and many others.

Visit to express condolences. Macon Memorial Park Funeral Home and Cemetery has charge of the arrangements.


  • Funeral Service Saturday, September 14, 2013
  • Visitation Friday, September 13, 2013

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Jada McNair-Elliott

September 18, 2013

I remember Deena how much you loved and cherished your dear mother, may God comfort you during this difficult time.Please know Deena that you have people praying for your family. Social Worker, Evercare Hospice and Palliative Care

Michael and Mary Alice Webb

September 14, 2013

Deena and James:
Take care of each other. You're in our thoughts and prayers. Your mother was very fortunate to have such wonderful children to take care of her. Keep in touch.

Serenity Hospice Care

September 13, 2013

Deena, James, & Family,

On behalf of the Staff @ Serenity Hospice Care, please accept our sincere condolences on behalf of your loss. We have fond memories of your dear mother, and we pray your hearts will be comforted by many loving memories.

Bereavement Services


September 12, 2013


September 12, 2013

May your hearts soon be filled with wonderful memories of joyful times together as you celebrate a life well lived.

September 12, 2013

Dear Deena,
Just read of your dear Mother's passing on internet.She was a sweet lady and I will always remember her kindness. Unfortunately have not seen her in years since my move to Florida but still remember her very well. Please accept my condolences for your great loss.
Robert Schwarzenberger
Santa Rosa Beach,Florida

Aunt Katherine, Mike, Panna

September 12, 2013

We are thinking of you at this time. All our love