Mary Jolly went peacefully to sleep in the arms of her Savior on September 30, 2013. She was a woman of true Southern charm and grit. She loved the Lord and served him faithfully. She loved her family and was a constant encouragement. She enjoyed tending her flowers and good old fashion hard work.
She was a beloved mother, grandmother, sister, aunt and friend. Her family and friends meant the world to her and she devoted her life to loving and caring for them.
She is survived by her daughter Frances McDowell and her son Larry Jolly (Joyce) and Eddie Toney (Sherry); brother Jessie Lyle (Alice); sister Ava Shockley; brother Zach Lyle; grandchildren Darrell McDowell (Barbara), Deana Bernhard (Ronnie), David Jolly (Jackie), Elizabeth Davidson (Scott), Trevor McDowell (Angie), Zach Toney (Maggie), and Marcus Toney; 8 beloved great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
A funeral service will be held Thursday, October 3, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. at the Chapel of Mowell Funeral Home, Fayetteville. Reverend Glenn Stringham will officiate. Mrs. Jolly will be laid to rest next to her husband Wilson Jolly at the Rock Baptist Church Cemetery in her hometown of Rex, Georgia. The family will receive friends Wednesday from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, those desiring may make donations to Gentive Hospice, 2525 Highway 34 East, Newnan, GA 30265.
Carl J Mowell & Son, Fayetteville – www.mowellfuneralhome.com