MERTENS, Lura Mae Poling
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Mrs. Lura Mae Poling Mertens, 96 1/2, died peacefully early Saturday morning, January 25th, 2014 at Gaines Park Senior Living in Kennesaw, GA. She was born July 18th, 1917 in St. George, Tucker Co., WV to the late Ira and Julia Poling. She was a wife, mother, homemaker, gardener and bird watcher. She was a member of Grace Church at Town Center for 43 years. She lived in her home on Matthews Circle in Marietta for 40 years until she moved to The Parc At Piedmont, Marietta, GA and then on to Gaines Park Senior Living. She was preceded in death by her husband of 62 years, Paul Mertens in 2001, son Chuck Mertens in 1995 and in varying years, 5 sisters and 4 brothers. She is survived in death by her daughter Sandie Brown of Acworth, GA, grandsons, Chase Brown of Acworth, GA and Monty (wife, Kathy) Mertens of Liverpool, OH, granddaughter, Lori Thieken of Pickerington, OH, 4 great grandchildren and numerous extended family members. Visitation will be held January 29th at 1:00 pm followed by the funeral at 2:00 pm at Mayes Ward-Dobbins Funeral Home, Church Street, Marietta, GA with Pastor Jim Laird officiating. Pink flowers will be greatly appreciated. K. Mike Whittle Unique Floral Designs, Marietta, GA will be handling the floral arrangements. Following the funeral, interment will be beside her husband, Paul, at Georgia Memorial Cemetery in Marietta, GA. 770-428-1511

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