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Marie Staton Massey

Obituary Date: Saturday, November 19, 2016

Evans Funeral Home of Jefferson announces the death of Mrs. Marie Staton Massey, age 94 of Nicholson, Georgia who entered into rest Saturday, November 19, 2016.  Mrs. Massey was born in Covington, Georgia a daughter of the late Frank and Nezzie Segars Staton, and attended North Georgia College, was a graduate of the Martin Institute and a member of the First Baptist Church of Jefferson.  Mrs. Massey was retired from the State of Georgia Quality Control Department and was a homemaker.  In addition to her parents Mrs. Massey is preceded by her first husband, R.W. “Bill” Massey and her second husband, Cecil Black, two sisters, Frances Staton and Jayne Bryan and a brother, Tom Staton.

Survivors include five daughters, Elizabeth Massey of Alexandria, Virginia, Lynne Massey Wheeler and her husband Tim of Nicholson, Laura Massey Bleckley and her husband Bud of Lilburn, Martha Massey White and her husband John of Nicholson, and Cecile Black Herrin and her husband Bob of Nicholson.  Caregiver, Allison White, seven grandchildren, and eight great grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held 3:00 P.M. Monday, November 21, 2016 from the First Baptist Church of Jefferson with Dr. Michael Helms officiating with burial to follow in Woodbine Cemetery, Jefferson, Georgia.  Gentlemen honored as pallbearers are John Greene, Bill Hames, Ron Prescott, Mark Hall, Peter Shedd, and Pete Brandon.  The family will receive friends 2:00 – 3:00 P.M. Monday,  prior to the service at the First Baptist Church of Jefferson.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in Mrs. Massey’s memory to the First Baptist Church of Jefferson, P.O. Box 395 Jefferson, Georgia  30549 or to Compassionate Care Hospice of Northern Georgia, 2340 Prince Avenue, Suite A, Athens, Georgia  30606.

Evans Funeral Home, Inc., 1350 Winder Highway, Jefferson, Georgia. 706-367-5467.

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Funeral Date
11/21/2016 at 3:00PM
Funeral Home
Evans Funeral Home
(706) 367-5467
1350 Winder Hwy, Jefferson 30549