ONE OF THE DAHLONEGA LITERARY FESTIVAL FOUNDERS, SHARON BACEK, PASSES AWAY

 

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Sharon Bacek pictured with her three lovely daughters.

It is with great sadness that we share the loss of one of our founders, our generous owner and hostess at Lily Creek Lodge, and our dear friend, Sharon Bacek. Sharon will be extremely missed.

She, and her husband Don, were great champions of literacy and founded the Dahlonega Literary Festival more than a decade ago. Sharon was a “secret sauce” person always working behind the scenes making life better for culture, tourism and an enriched heart in Lumpkin County. Her value and spirit cannot be measured.

For sixteen years she generously provided the Featured Authors of the Dahlonega Literary Festival free lodging at her Lilly Creek Lodge.  Sharon loved literature, the Festival, and meeting the authors and the authors loved having such a wonderful place to stay and socialize.

WE MISS YOU SHARON!

 

Public Viewing will take place at the Dahlonega Funeral Home located at 20 Gibson Road, Dahlonega Georgia on Monday April 8, 2019 from 6-8pm (private family viewing from 5-6). Funeral Services will take place on April 9, 2019 at the Dahlonega Funeral Home located at 20 Gibson Road, Dahlonega Georgia with a viewing from 12-1 and Funeral Service starting at 1pm. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Lumpkin County Literacy Coalition, 150B Johnson Street, Dahlonega GA 30533.

 

The burial will follow at the Antioch Cemetery located at 4632 Auraria Road.

 

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