Mrs. Ferria Mae Stovall, age 79, of Gainesville, went to be with the Lord, Jan. 15, 2014, at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness.
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Funeral services are scheduled for Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014, at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Little & Davenport Funeral Home with Don Elrod officiating. Interment will follow in Alta Vista Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Friday from 6-9 p.m., and again on Saturday from 11 a.m. until the funeral hour.
Mrs. Stovall was born on Jan. 7, 1935, in Cleveland, Ga.,to the late William Joseph Dillard and Blanche Waldrop Dillard. She is preceded in death by seven brothers and two sisters, Clyde Dillard, W.A. Dillard, Garrison Dillard, Bobby Dillard, Billy Dillard, Farrell Dillard, Neal Dillard, Jewel Stringer, Barbara Ann Dillard. She is survived by a sister, Joyce; and her husband, Joel Deaton, Clermont.
Mrs. Stovall spent most of her life as a loving wife, mother, and Nana. She worked together with her late husband, Ivan Stovall, with his accounting tax practice, Stovall Associates Ltd. She is lovingly remembered for her love for the Lord, family, music and flowers.
She is survived by her daughters and sons-in-law, Vivian and Gilbert D. Martin, Gainesville, Anita Webb, Gainesville, Vickie and Bill Nash, Lawrenceville, Janet Stovall, Gainesville, and Joan and Jason East, Clermont; grandchildren, Laurie Chapman, Braselton, Christina Kelley, Chattanooga, Whitney and Danny Young, Buford, Cpl. Anthony Belladonna and Jeanna Belladonna, Camp Pendleton, Calif., Haley Nash, Lawrenceville, Ryan Camp, Moundville, Ala., Melissa Martin, Gainesville, Scott and Nancy Martin, Athens, Taylor East, Winder, and Braelyn East, Winder; great-grandchildren, Tyler Bailey, Jordan McNeal, Tommy Chapman and Preston Chapman of Braselton, and Wyatt and Carter Martin, Madison.
Flowers will be accepted, but those desiring may make memorial contributions to the
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Those wishing to send online condolences may do so at littledavenport.com.
Little & Davenport Funeral Home, 355 Dawsonville Highway, SW, Gainesville, Ga. 30501 is in charge of arrangements.
Published in gainesvilletimes.com on Jan. 17, 2014