Mary Lee Zoucks, 78, of Hinesville, died Sunday, Sept. 29, 2013, at Coastal Manor Nursing Home following a long illness.
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She was a native and lifelong resident of Liberty County. She was the valedictorian of Bradwell Institute Class of 1951, a member of First United Methodist Church of Hinesville, the Bertha Martin Women's Circle and the Ollie Darsey Sunday School Class. She taught Sunday school for many years and was retired from The Heritage Bank.
Mrs. Zoucks was predeceased by her husband, Charles Zoucks; her parents, Rudolph and Bertha Martin; and daughter-in-law, Pat Zoucks.
She is survived by a son, Johnny Zoucks of Shellman's Bluff, and a daughter, Darlene (Gary) Goff of Hinesville; sisters, Sara Eskew, Jackie (Charles) Shuman and Ann Bean, all of Hinesville; a brother, Jerry (Julie) Martin of Riceboro; five grandchildren, Jenny, Morgan, Patrick, Richard and Elizabeth; nine great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 1, at Carter Funeral Home Oglethorpe Chapel. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 2, at First United Methodist Church of Hinesville with the Rev. Dr. Rich Wright officiating. Burial will follow in the Hinesville Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Clint Durrence, Al Durrence, Jack Shuman, David Bean, Ricky Ullman and Tyler Cone.
Honorary pallbearers will be members of the Ollie Darsey Sunday School Class, Bertha Martin Women's Circle and employees of Coastal Manor Nursing Home.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be sent to First United Methodist Church of Hinesville or Hinesville Cemetery.
Carter Funeral Home Oglethorpe Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
Online condolences can be made at www.carteroglethorpe.com.
Published in Coastal Courier from Sept. 30 to Oct. 7, 2013