Tuesday, September 4, 2007
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Mrs. Mazie Mae Ellis Head, age 82, of Porterdale, died Sunday, September 02, 2007, at Abbey Hospice. Born on October 14, 1924 in Rutledge, GA, she was the daughter of the late Sam Ellis and Maggie Stapp Ellis. Mrs. Head was a member of Porterdale Baptist Church and worked at the Porterdale Mill for many years. Surviving is her husband, James W. Head Sr. who she was married to for 65 years. Other survivors include her daughter and son-in-law, Diane and Owen Madsen of Covington; son Mickey Head of Porterdale; son and daughter-in-law, James W. and Laura Head Jr. of Rutledge; 7 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her daughter, Barbara Penn Roberts, who died on July 23, 2005. Funeral services for Mrs. Head will be held at 2:00 PM on Wednesday, September 5, 2007 in the Chapel of Wheeler Funeral Home with the Rev. Dickey Johnson officiating. Interment will be in Lawnwood Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends on Tuesday from 2:00-4:00 and 6:00-8:00 PM at the funeral home. Wheeler Funeral Home and Crematory is in charge of the arrangements, 770-786-7111.