Mary K. Loomis

Mary K. Loomis, 57, of Clermont, Ga., died Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2020, at her residence following a long battle with breast cancer. 

Funeral services were at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 21, in the chapel of Memorial Park Funeral Home in Gainesville, Ga. Burial followed at 2 p.m. in Milton Fields Cemetery. The Rev. Adrian Niles officiated. 

She was born on Oct. 14, 1962, in Lansing, Mich., the daughter of Dr. Carroll O. Loomis and Nola Faye Finley Loomis. 

She was a member of First Presbyterian Church in Gainesville, and also attended Free Chapel Worship Center. 

She had a bachelor of arts degree in English literature and an associate of science degree in early childhood education. 

She loved travel, music, animals, swimming, spending time with family and was a fantastic Scrabble player. 

She was very proud to be a member of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense, and won a national award for her promotion of gun safety. 

She was always kind and funny and was a positive influence on everyone around her. She adored her son Nicholas and was a wonderful mother.

She was preceded in death by her mother, and  by two brothers, Mark Loomis and John Loomis.

Ms. Loomis is survived by her son, Nicholas Loomis of Clermont, Ga.; her father, Dr. Carroll Loomis of Illinois; a brother, Benjamin Loomis of Illinois; a sister, Rebecca Loomis of Clermont, Ga.; a sister and brother-in-law, Sara Mack and Dan Mack of Grayson, Ga.; a sister and brother-in-law, Kari Loomis and Mark Hedin of Atlanta; and a nephew, Thomas Hedin of Atlanta.

The family voiced its thanks to her oncologist, Dr. Andre Kallab and his staff; to Dr. Griffith and Lake and the radiation oncology staff; to the chemotherapy and infusion staff at Northeast Georgia Medical Center; and also to Hospice of Northeast Georgia for their care.

Memorials can be made to the American Cancer Society online at

Memorial Park Funeral Home in Gainesville, Ga., was in charge of arrangements.

Online condolences can be shared at

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