Mary Laurie Rudisill Gsegner

Born: Sun., Dec. 13, 1914
Died: Mon., Jul. 4, 2011

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Mary, Mama G, or “Miz G” was born in Lincoln County, NC on 12-13-14 (December 13, 1914) to Bertie Marie Rhyne and Oscar Pinkney Rudisill. She died at Heritage Healthcare of Athens on July 4, 2011 at the age of 96, after eight years stay at Mulberry Grove Assisted Living in Statham, GA. She graduated from Rock Springs High School in 1931, and from the School of Nursing of the University of Maryland in 1937. Her sisters, Gladys R. Sheldon and brothers Solomon, Rhyne, and Paul Rudisill predeceased her. Her sister Frances R. Carpenter died on July 5, 2011 in Florida. She married Francis Ford Gsegner (1916-1972) in 1942. She served as a nurse in Maryland, New Jersey, North Carolina, Tennessee and at Kennestone Hospital in Marietta, Georgia. She was a charter member of Holy Trinity Lutheran Church in Marietta. She is survived by her children – Ford (Susie), Susan G. Termorshuizen (Reg), Robert (Marci), Mary G. Rudolph (David), and Laura G. Roberds. She has twelve grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Her funeral service will be at the Asbury United Methodist Church, 3097 Asbury Church Road, Lincolnton, NC 28092, Saturday, July 9, 2011 at 11:00 a.m. with the pastor, The Reverend Anita Sain and The Reverend Doctor Ford G’Segner, officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. Pallbearers will be Adam Gsegner, Philip Rudolph, Michael Roberds, Tyler Alderman, Derek Alderman and Tim Sturm. In lieu of flowers memorial gifts may be made to Heifer International, P. O. Box 8058, Little Rock, Arkansas 72203-8058 or to the church or charity of your choice. The family will receive friends from 10:00 a.m. until time for the service Saturday morning at Asbury United Methodist Church. Warlick Funeral Home, 125 Dave Warlick Drive, Lincolnton, NC (704) 735-2521 is in charge of arrangements. McCommons Funeral Home, 109 W. Broad St., Greensboro, GA, (706) 453-2626, is in charge of local arrangements. Visit us at www.mccommonsfuneralhome.com to sign the online guest register.

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Nancy Alling
   Posted Thu July 07, 2011
Dear Ford and family, I am sorry to learn of your loss. You will all be included in my prayers during this difficult time. My deepest sympathy. Nancy Alling

janice ragland meek
   Posted Fri July 08, 2011
Ford and your dear family, I am so sorry for your loss.Wish we were all still at Powers Ferry causing trouble for our parents. I have fond memories of all the good times our parents showed us. Gods blessings to you as you lay her to rest.HE IS ALIVE. My love always,janice ragland meek

Wesley McCoy
   Posted Fri July 08, 2011
Our deepest sympathy on the loss of your mother. She meant so much to so many people. I remember her so well both from Holy Trinity Lutheran Church and from Kennestone Hospital. Both at church and at the hospital, I heard her advice on doing the right thing for other people. I saw her take care of many patients with very difficult medical conditions. She did her work with great skill, knowledge and compassion. Mrs. G meant a lot to our family and we will remember her fondly. She lived a life of great importance. You are all in our prayers. Sincerely, Wesley McCoy

Edith Butler
   Posted Mon July 11, 2011
I have such fond memories of Mrs. G. I worked at Kennestone and would ride to work with Mary Stewart and Mrs. G. I loved her dearly. May God bless her children in this time of sorrow. We will see her again one day.

Justin and Rebecca Epps
   Posted Tue July 12, 2011
Ford and Susie...We are so sorry for your loss! You are in our thoughts and prayers.

Vernell Warren
   Posted Thu July 14, 2011
The few sentences in the newspapers told volumes about your mother. Her legacy continues. Sincere Condolences, Vernell Warren And God shall wipe all tears from their eyes. Revelation 21:4