FLOWERY BRANCH – Mary Ellen Court, 90, died Wednesday, December 7, 2011.
Born in Rockport, Texas, she was the daughter of the late Jim and Nancy Nelson Sparks. She was a member of the Helping Hands Club and Hoschton Rebekah Lodge #98. Mrs. Court was preceded in death by her husband, Roy Court Jr.; sons, James L. Court and Royce Court; and a daughter, Pamela Stovall.
Survivors include daughters, Nancy Stovall, Flowery Branch, and Cyndy Tuthill, Sebrings, Fla.; 12 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; seven great-great-grandchildren; and a sister, Molly Harwick, Rockport, Texas.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, December 10, at 2 p.m. from Smith Memory Chapel with the Rev. Scott Sims officiating. Burial will be in Barrow Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Friday, December 9, from 6 to 9 p.m.
Smith Funeral Home, Winder, is in charge of arrangements.