Nancy Lurlene Martin Mote, age 89, of Demorest died Wednesday, May 7, 2008, at Habersham County Medical Center.
Mrs. Mote was born on March 18, 1919, in Habersham County to the late Noah Calvin and Mary Beatrice Ivie Martin. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, the Rev. Erford Lee Mote; her son, Maxie Mote; her grandson, Jason Mote; and her great-grandson, Clayton Coleman; as well as her sister, Drucilla Reignhardt; and brothers, Floyd Martin, Gus Martin, Joe Martin and Paul Martin. Mrs. Mote was the last charter member of Bethel Temple Congregational Holiness Church. She was a retired certified nursing assistant and a member of the Red Hat Society and the Habersham County Senior Center.
Survivors include her daughter and son-in-law, Lois and Ernest Nations Jr., Clarkesville; her sons and daughters-in-law, Jerry and Jean Mote, Lamar and Willette Mote and the Rev. Ronald and Vickie Mote, all of Demorest; her sister, Jean Moore, Dallas; her brother and sister-in-law, Robert and Ann Martin, Sharpsburg; 16 grandchildren; 32 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. on Friday, May 9, 2008, from Bethel Temple Congregational Holiness Church with the Rev. Jonathan Fitzpatrick, the Rev. Wayne Hicks, the Rev. Ronald Mote and Scott Mote officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery.
The family will receive friends at Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel, Demorest from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. on Thursday. Mrs. Mote will be placed in the church at 2:30 p.m. on Friday to lie in state until the funeral hour.
Flowers are accepted or memorials may be made to the Bethel Temple Women's Ministries, 467 Bethel Temple Road, Demorest, GA 30535.
Those wishing to express condolences to the family may do so by visiting www.whitfieldfuneralhomes.com.
Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel,
Published in gainesvilletimes.com on May 8, 2008