September 19, 2013

Mary Lois Spell

— Mary Lois Spell, 76, of Cartersville, departed this life Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2013, at Cartersville Medical Center.  

Mary was born Dec. 27, 1936, in Douglas, a daughter of the late Ira and Aline Walls Gaff. She was also preceded in death by her sister, Ellen Gaff.

She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Teresa and Tony McBride of Cartersville; grandchildren, Olivia McBride, William McBride, Charlotte McBride and Kelli Fuson; brothers and sisters-in-law, Wendell and Lynn Gaff of Perry and Leon and Judy Gaff of Douglas; special friend, Linda Sorrels of Dennis, Mass.

Services to celebrate the life of Mary Lois Spell will be at 4 p.m. Saturday at the Calhoun Chapel of Ponders Funeral Home with Bishop Alan Miller officiating.

The family will receive friends at Ponders Calhoun Chapel Saturday from 1 p.m. until the hour of service.

Condolences may be expressed to the family at

Arrangements are by Ponders Calhoun Chapel, Highway 41 North, Calhoun; (706) 625-7577.