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Oct. 17, 1941-March 8, 2013

LOCUST GROVE, Ga. -- Mary Jane Lewis-Guss, 71, Locust Grove, Ga., passed away Friday, March 8, 2013, at Brightmoore Hospice Care in Griffin, Ga.

A service celebrating Mary's life will be held Saturday, March 16, 2013, at 11 a.m. at Greater Guiding Star Holy Church, with Dr. Howard E. McNair officiating. Burial will follow in Old Mill Cemetery.

Mary was born Oct. 17, 1941, in Wayne County to the late Toney and Josephine Smith Lewis.

She was a watchcare member at New Stoney Hill Holy Church.

Mary is survived by her husband, Lawrence Guss; a son, Aaron Guss and wife, Lori, of Hampton, Ga.; two daughters, Roschell and Gwendolyn Guss of Locust Grove, Ga.; two grandchildren, Brianna and Jordan Guss of Hampton, Ga.; four sisters, elder Adeen George, minister Lorene Beamon and Sadie Brown all of Goldsboro and Arriama Brown and husband, Oscar, of Chicago, Ill; and numerous other family members and friends.

Visitation will be held Friday from 1 to 8 p.m. at J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home, Wayne Memorial Drive.

The family will receive friends at 602 Wilmington Ave., and will assemble here Saturday for the funeral procession.


Published in Obituaries on March 14, 2013 1:48 PM