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Maria Goss Becker

Obituary Date: Sunday, December 20, 2020

Maria Goss Becker, age 63 of Clarkesville, Georgia took her heavenly flight home to be with the Lord on Sunday, December 20, 2020 following an extended illness.

Born in Stephens County, Georgia on November 10, 1957 she was a daughter of the late Thomas Burns Goss & the late June Allen Goss. Maria was a life-long resident of Habersham County where she worked as a clerk for the Habersham County Tax Commissioner’s Office for many years. In her spare time, she enjoyed reading, shopping, crocheting, and vacationing. Maria also devoted her time to making items for Tres Dias of North Georgia. Most of all, she loved her family, especially her daughter, Makelia & her grandson, Ryan.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by brothers, Bruce Adams & Barry Adams as well as her brother-in-law, Marvin Brock.

Survivors include her daughter & son-in-law, Makelia & Josh Pope; grandson, Ryan Pope all of Dallas, GA; twin sister, Martha Goss Brock of Clarkesville, GA; sister & brother-in-law, Beverly Adams Drake & Homer Drake of Atlanta, GA; brother & sister-in-law, Rev. Tony & Delores Goss of Clarkesville, GA; several nieces, nephews, other relatives, & a host of friends.

In consideration of public health, safety, & current conditions related to the CoronaVirus pandemic, private family services will be held.

In lieu of flowers, the family respectfully requests all donations made in memory of Maria Goss Becker to L.A.M.B.S. Ministries, P.O. Box 343, Turnerville, GA. 30580 or to Gideons International, Habersham North Camp, P.O. Box 1855, Clarkesville, Georgia 30523.

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Arrangements by Hillside Memorial Chapel, Clarkesville, Georgia. (706) 754-6256

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Hillside Memorial Chapel
(706) 754-6256
5495 Highway 197 S, Clarkesville 30523