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Evelyn Moates Forehand

January 26, 1925 ~ September 9, 2019 (age 94)

Evelyn Moates Forehand, age 94, of Hoschton, GA, passed away Monday, September 9, 2019.  

Her funeral will be held Friday, September 13, 2019, at 4:00 pm at Bill Head Funeral Home, Lilburn/Tucker Chapel, with Mrs. Susan Rumble officiating.  Burial will follow in the First Baptist Church of Lilburn Cemetery.  

Born in Dothan, AL, she was a homemaker and a member of Dothan First Baptist Church.  

She was preceded in death by her husbands, James Harris Moates of over 50 years and Fred Forehand; her daughter, Martha Jo Wages; son, Danny Dow Moates; parents, Thurman D. and Collier Penn Brackin; grandson, James Matthew Moates; and her sister, Jolene Phenicie.

Survivors include her daughter and son-in-law, Jane and Jimmy Johnston of Flowery Branch, GA; sons, James Ronald (Ronnie) Moates and Jerry Dean Moates, all of Lawrenceville, GA; daughter-in-law, Gale Little Moates (widow of Danny Dow Moates); brother, Bill Brackin; grandchildren, Tammi J. Verdi, James H. Johnston, Jason H. Johnston, Dana Mack, Jared Moates, Shean Wages, Susan Wages, Jessica Benson, Jennifer Ingbritsen and Jeramie Moates; 14 great grandchildren and 3 great great grandchildren.

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The family will receive friends Friday prior to the service from 2:00 - 4:00 pm at Bill Head Funeral Homes and Crematory, Lilburn/Tucker Chapel, (770) 564-2726.

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