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April 22, 2014

Mattie Lou Furney

VALDOSTA — Mrs. Mattie Lou Furney, 89 of Quitman, Ga., passed away Monday, April 21, 2014 at the Presbyterian Home Quitman. Mrs. Furney was born Feb. 12, 1925 to the late Joel Thomas and Mary Cooper Clark. She was a homemaker and United Pentacostal faith. 

Survivors include her three sons and daughters-in-law, Fred Furney of Quitman, Rawleigh and Rita Furney of Colquitt, Ga., and Phil and June Furney of Quitman; nine grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; sisters-in-law, Mae Clark of Port St. Joe, Fla., and Marie Crain of Thomasville. Mrs. Furney was preceded in death by her husband, Iris Elijah Furney and one brother, Grover Clark.

Funeral services will be held Thursday, April 24, 2014 at 2 p.m. in Maxwell-Miller Funeral Home with the Rev. John Newsome, the Rev. David Paulk, and the Rev. Gerri Simpson officiating. Interment will follow in Oak Hill Cemetery. The family will receive friends this  evening from 6-8 p.m. at Maxwell-Miller Funeral Home.

Floral arrangements will be accepted or contributions may be made to the charity of your choice. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at — Maxwell-Miller Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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