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Geraldine Simmons Marcus
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Funeral services for Geraldine Simmons Marcus, 79, of Demorest, were held at 2 p.m. Saturday, May 3, at the chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home with the Rev. Michael Clarke officiating. Burial followed in Yonah Memorial Gardens with the Rev. Steve Dyer officiating.

Mrs. Marcus died Thursday, May 1, 2014, at Landmark Hospital in Athens.

Born May 26, 1934, in Banks County, she was a daughter of the late Johnny C. Simmons and Dosha Broome Simmons. In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by her husband, George William “G.W.” Marcus; son-in-law, Floyd Stancil; brothers, Burch, Ernest, Rupart, Floy, Verse, Bud and Nelson Simmons; and sisters, Gertrude Chitwood, Loyal Evans, Flonie Smith, Lillie Mae Maxwell and Elouise Weaver.

She was a retired machine operator at Piedmont Automotive and enjoyed traveling, camping and deer hunting. Mrs. Marcus was a member of Level Grove Baptist Church and attended Maysville United Methodist Church.

Surviving are her daughters, Rita F. Stancil of Cornelia, Patsy K. Buchwald of Colorado Springs, Colo., and Libby G. Albertson of Demorest; daughters and sons-in-law, Linda S. and Lanny Cantrell of Baldwin, and Peggy A. and Wayne Norton of Toccoa; sisters, Betty Haro of Demorest, Ruth Caufman of Stockbridge, and Pat York of Apollo Beach, Fla.; six grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; adopted family, Michael and Denise Clarke and family of Demorest; also several nieces and nephews.

An online guest register is available and may be viewed at

McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home, Cornelia, is in charge of arrangements.

The Northeast Georgian

Wednesday, May 7, 2014