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Obituaries for August 7, 2014: Lorraine Fitts, Willie Mae Mosley, Eustace Massey

Lorraine Fitts
    Mrs. Lorraine Duckett Fitts, age 84 of Jasper, passed away Friday, August 1, 2014, at Piedmont Mountainside Hospital in Jasper.
    She was preceded in death by her husband, Mr. Josh Fitts. She is survived by her children, Jan Stephens, Jim and Annette Fitts and Ralph and Kim Fitts, all of Jasper; grandchildren, Brad and Melanie Stephens, Jarred and Tracy Fitts, Josh Fitts and Cody Binford; great-grandchildren, Cole Stephens, Alyssa Duncan, Jacob Fitts and Tug Stephens; and sisters, Polly and Kathleen Duckett. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
    The funeral service was held at 2 p.m. Sunday, August 3, at Long Swamp Baptist Church with the Rev. Johnny Padgett and Tim Logan officiating. Interment followed in the church cemetery. Pallbearers were: Joe, Eddie and Danny Duckett, Gerald and Hulan Howell and Jimmy L. Fann. The family requests in lieu of flowers that contributions be made to the Friends of Pickens County Library, 100 Library Lane, Jasper, Ga. 30143. Arrangements have been entrusted to the staff of Roper Funeral Home. 

Willie Mae Mosley
    Mrs. Willie Mae Mosley, age 84 of Jasper, passed away Wednesday, July 30, 2014, at Canton Nursing Center in Canton, Ga.
    She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Patsy and Randy Jackson, Canton; grandchildren, Chase and Kelly Jackson, Woodstock, and Chad and Sherry Jackson, Jasper; great-grandchildren, Cole and Jake Jackson, both of Woodstock; sister and brother-in-law, Gladys and Grady Cagle, Jasper; brother and sister-in-law, Jake and Glyndolyn Robinson, Jasper; and sisters-in-law, Edna Reed and Chloe Garrison. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
    The funeral service was held at 2 p.m. Friday, August 1, at the Chapel of Roper Funeral Home with the Rev. Buck Parker officiating. Interment followed in Sunrise Memorial Gardens. Arrangements were entrusted to the caring staff of Roper Funeral Home and Crematory of Jasper. 
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Eustace Massey
    Mr. Eustace Guerry Massey, age 82 of Jasper, passed away Saturday, August 2, 2014.
    He is survived by his wife, Carolyn R. Massey, Jasper; daughter, Elizabeth Massey Feininger, Jasper; son, Samuel Guerry Massey, Dacula; grandchildren, Jonathan Mark Heard, Cumming, and Madison Claire Massey and Andrew Douglass Massey, both of Dacula; step-children, Allison Evans Martin, Gainesville, and Gregory Drayton Evans, Athens; and four-legged best friend, Rudy. Mr. Massey was preceded in death by his granddaughter, Jessica Elizabeth Heard.
    A memorial service will be held at Our Lady of the Mountains Catholic Church on August 13 at 10:30 a.m. The family requests in lieu of flowers that contributions be made to the Alzheimer Association or Journey Hospice. Arrangements have been entrusted to the staff of Roper Funeral Home in Jasper.