Mrs. Linda Gail Stapp Starnes Furgerson, age 66 of Franklin, Georgia passed away at her home on Tuesday, October 9, 2012.
Funeral services for Mrs. Furgerson will be conducted on Friday, October 12, 2012 at 2:00 P.M. from the Tom Stutts and Son Funeral Home Chapel with the Reverend Toney Morris officiating. The interment will follow in the Mount Zion/Glenn Methodist Church Cemetery.
The family will receive guests at the funeral home Thursday evening, October 11, 2012 from 6-8 P.M.
Mrs. Furgerson was born on October 16, 1945 in Statham, Georgia, the daughter of the late Annie Lucile Kirk Stapp and Arthur Lee Stapp. The delight of her life was the care and raising of her family.
She was a member of the Mount Zion/Glenn Methodist Church. She loved to read, and still beautifully captured the art of letter writing to friends and family.
She also loved to quilt and visit with the ladies at the Glenn Quilting Circle. She will be missed by all who knew her.
She is survived by her husband of 27 years, Joe Furgerson of Franklin, GA., daughter, Linda Rogers Richard) of Franklin, GA.; three sons, David Starnes of Franklin, GA., Anthony Starnes (Monica) of Smyrna, GA., and Chris Starnes (Niki) of Luthersville, GA.; two sisters, Mary Sue Chandler of Statham, GA., and Clara Jean Stapp of Atlanta, GA.; two brothers, Donald Stapp of Atlanta, GA., and Lamar Stapp of McDonough, GA.; fourteen grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
Other than her parents she was preceded in death by her first husband, David Starnes.
The Tom Stutts and Son Funeral Home of Franklin, Georgia is in charge of arrangements.