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May 10, 1929 ~ October 21, 2018 (age 89)

Mary Eddie Avra Gary 89, of Morris GA passed away Sunday, October 21, 2018 at the Southwest Georgia Regional Medical Center in Cuthbert. Funeral services will be conducted on Wednesday, October 24, 2018 at 2:00 PM at the Morris Baptist Church and burial to follow in the Morris Cemetery with the Rev. Mike Hartley officiating.

Mrs. Gary was born on May 10, 1929 in Quitman County, GA the daughter of the late Ed and Marjorie Johnson Avra. She was a former Deputy Clerk of Court in Quitman County and a Homemaker. She was a member of Morris Baptist Church where she was a Sunday School Teacher and a member of the WMU..


Survivors include her husband, Gordon Robertson Gary of Morris, 3 daughters, Margie Ross (Rossie) of Richland, GA, Mickie Ward (Hamp) of Edison, GA., and Melinda Bishop (Walter) of Springvale, GA, 9 grandchildren, Mandy Amanda “Mandy” Bennett, William Wayne Rice, Jr., Alva Gary Rice, Avra Elise Ward Gilleland, Katherine Virginia Ward Sikes, Lucinda Sanders Ward Hattaway, R. T. Lumpkin, Casey Bishop and Ande Ross and great grandchildren, Robert Trypp Lumpkin, Kylee Terese Lumpkin, Foster David Bishop, Taylor Shira Hamm, Hayden Robertson Hattaway, John Hampton Gilleland, Hayes Wallace Gilleland, Harper Caroline Sikes, Jackson Sikes, Jordan Amanda Bennett, Jazmine Letrice Rice, Christopher Leland Rice, Ava Leigh Rice and Mary Madison Rice.

The family will receive friends on Tuesday from 5:00 until 7:00 PM at Lunsford Funeral Home.

Lunsford Funeral Home

Cuthbert, GA


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