Sunday, February 17, 2013
By Obit Clerk



Mary Brown
Mary Lizzie Brown, of Wrens, entered into rest on Wed., Feb. 6, 2013.
Funeral services will be held on Fri., Feb. 15, at 11 a.m. at Stone Springfield A.M.E. Church & Cemetery in Stapleton, Ga.
Burnett Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.

Michael Fountain
Michael Robert Thomas Fountain, 24, of Thomson, passed away on Sat., Feb. 9, 2013.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Sat., Feb. 16, at the Lumpkin Road Chapel of Elliott Sons Funeral Home. Interment will be in Hillcrest Memorial Park.
The family will receive friends on Fri., Feb. 15, from 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home.

Nelson M. McGahee

Nelson M. McGahee
Jan. 18, 1917 Feb. 11, 2013
Nelson M. McGahee, 96, of Huntsville, Ala., passed away Monday. Mr. McGahee retired with over 20 years in the US Army, and over 22 years in Civil Service. He enjoyed building classic cars.
Survivors include his wife, Marie McGahee; son, Nelson S. McGahee; daughter, Dr. Katherine L. McGahee; grandsons, Christopher R. Perkins and William S. Perkins; great-grandsons, Grover T. Perkins and Oliver R. Perkins; great-granddaughter, Katlynn Grace Perkins; brother-in-law, Dr. Henry W. Schiessl; and step-great-grandchildren, Madison Pittman and Mason Pittman.
Visitation was from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Laughlin Service Funeral Home. A graveside service was held at 11 a.m. at Maple Hill Cemetery. (www.laughlinservice.com)

Luther E. Porter
Luther Earl Porter, 76, of Gibson, husband of Frankie Neal Porter, died on Mon., Feb. 11, 2013.
Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. on Thurs., Feb. 14, at Gibson United Methodist Church & Cemetery.
The family received friends on Wed., Feb. 13, at Sheppard Funeral Home.


To get these obituaries in print, see the Sun., Feb. 17, edition of The McDuffie Progress.





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