Gainesville, FL-Mrs. Lois Shuptrine Hinchey, 89, passed away on Sunday, December 9, 2012 at the North Florida Regional Medical Center following a short illness.

Born in Taylors Creek Georgia in 1923, Lois was a long-time resident of Gainesville, Florida, where she was very active in the Gainesville bridge community. She was a member of several clubs, where her expert play, astute bidding, and pointed sense of humor will be missed. Lois was also a life-long member of the Methodist church. Her husband, Frank, preceded her in death.

She is survived by two children, Teri Mathis of Rosenberg, Texas and Michael Hinchey of Tampa, Florida; two sisters, Mrs. Christine McLeroy of Atlanta, Georgia, and Mrs. Mary Tootle, of Claxton, Georgia; two grandchildren, Kenneth Hinchey and Heather Hada; and two great-grandchildren, Logan Meharg and Hayden Meharg.

A memorial service will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday, December 18, 2012 in the James R. Gordon Memorial Chapel of Howard & Jones Funeral Home, Jesup, Georgia.

Private interment services will follow in the Odum City Cemetery.