CORDELE, GA (WALB) - People donated blood in honor of the late Sheriff Donnie Haralson. The event was held all day Monday in the community clubhouse in Cordele.
Family members of Haralson say it's an honor to have this event in his memory.
"It means a lot because blood is a lifeline, and for anybody to come and be able to give in his honor, I'm sure if he were alive, he would certainly thank you because he was always willing to help people," said his mother-in-law Eula Jo Sheffield.
Haralson died in 2014 after a long fight with cancer.