Gail Brownlee Fortune, 72, of Dawsonville, died Jan. 27, 2017.
Mrs. Fortune was born April 5, 1944 to the late Terrel and Grace Brownlee.
She had been a resident of Dawson County for the past 15 years and previously of Charleston, S.C. and Snellville.
Gail was a member of Grace Presbyterian Church, where she served as a deacon.
She was an avid gardener and read her Bible daily.
An encouraging, dedicated and loving wife, mother, grandmother and friend, she was also preceded in death by her daughter, Mary Jo Fortune Kinney.
Survivors include her husband of 54 years, Joe Fortune of Dawsonville; daughters and sons-in-law, Beth Fortune Young of Cumming, Amy and Mark Lowe of Evansville, Ind., John Foster Kinney of Blairsville; grandchildren, Joe, Molly, Bailey, Peter, Foster, Brady; sister and brother-in-law, Sandra and Ed Bingham of Big Canoe; various other relatives also survive.
Memorial services were held at 3 p.m. Jan. 28 at Grace Presbyterian Church with the Revs. David Jordan and Mark Lowe officiating.
In lieu of flowers, the family requested donations be made to The Good Shepherd Clinic of Dawson County, 452 Hwy. 53 East, #1009, Dawsonville, GA 30534.
Bearden Funeral Home of Dawsonville was in charge of the arrangements.