Mr. George Marshall Stanford

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Mr. George Marshall Stanford, age 88, of Gainesville (Forsyth County) passed away Saturday, Oct. 11, 2008. He was the oldest living member and a deacon of Salem Baptist Church. Mr. Stanford was a World War II Veteran and a devoted husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather.
He was preceded in death by his wife of 55 years, Louvenia Stanford; parents, W.L. and Gertie Stanford; brothers, Hoyt, Edward, Marcus, Adron and Carroll; sister, Mary Fields.
Survivors include his son and daughter-in-law, David and Vicki Stanford of Gainesville; daughter and son-in-law, Kathy and Gerald Orr of Gainesville; grandchildren, Lori and Michael Holbrooks, Rodney and Tamela Stanford, Bradley and Brandon Orr, all of Gainesville; great-grandchildren, Kaycee, Payton and Sydney Holbrooks, Ben and Mandie Stanford; brothers and sister-in-law, Gene Stanford of Doraville, Cloyse and JoAnn Stanford of Dawsonville; sister and brother-in-law, Mozelle and Webb McGeehee of Cumming; sisters-in-law, Estlene Stanford and Mary Helen Stanford, both of Cumming; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, James Pugh of Dawsonville, John and Patty Barker of Gainesville, Maxine and Tommy Phillips of Gainesville, Carol Roper of Gainesville, Dorothy Nell Barker of Gainesville; several nieces, nephews and other relatives also survive.
Funeral services will be held Tuesday, Oct. 14, at 2 p.m. at Salem Baptist Church with the Rev. Donnie Nix, the Rev. Michael Millwood and the Rev. Michael Holbrooks officiating. Interment will follow at Sawnee View Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends Monday, Oct. 13, from 6-9 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Salem Baptist Church Building Fund, c/o Justin Castleberry, 7910 Jot em Down Road, Gainesville, GA 30506.
Ingram Funeral Home and Crematory is in charge of arrangements.
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Published in from Oct. 13 to Oct. 16, 2008