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By Scott Swanson
Of The New Era 

Mollie Andrews, proprietor of legendary bakery for 42 years, dies at 95

 

August 23, 2016

MOLLIE ANDREWS feeds the Sweet Home football team in her restaurant in 1983.

There’s not a lot of variety in the memories longtime Sweet Home residents have of Mollie Andrews, who died Aug. 18 at her home in Sweet Home at age 95.

“Wonderful.”

“A beautiful person.”

“Unique.”

“Straight-shooter.”

They remember the loggers and cops who snuck in the back door of Mollie’s Bakery, which she operated at 1333 Main St. for 42 years, until she “retired” in 2004.

She was best known for rising in the wee hours to get to her business by 2 a.m., where she served truckers and local residents her legendary doughnuts and plenty of other culinary delight...



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