As of Friday, May 3, 2013
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Margaret Counts, age 90, of Conyers, passed away Thursday, April 25, 2013. Memorial services will be held on Saturday, May 4, 2013, at Epiphany Lutheran Church in Conyers at 11:00 am, with Pastor Craig Storlie officiating. A native of Grand Island, NE, Mrs. Counts was born November 13, 1922 to John and Martha Meinecke. She married Harlan Counts on September 22, 1945, in Grand Island while he was in the Air Force. She began working for Bell Telephone during WWII, where she worked for 12 years. In 1956 the Counts moved to Georgia. Mrs. Counts volunteered at the Veterans Care Facility and enjoyed cooking, doing ceramics, and was a great seamstress. She loved flowers and being a housewife. She was of the Lutheran Faith and was currently a member of Epiphany Lutheran Church. She is survived by her husband, Harlan Counts; sister, Arlene Brunz; of San Jose, CA; numerous nieces and nephews. She will be sorely missed by many friends and relatives. She was preceded in death by her parents and four brothers and three sisters. Memorial contributions may be made to: Epiphany Lutheran Church 2375 GA HWY 20 SE, Conyers, GA 30013. Condolences may be offered at www.mem.com. Advantage Funeral & Cremation Services- Horis A. Ward Chapel, (770) 918-8851.