Mrs. Fern Nelson Fountain, age 85, of Atlanta, GA and formerly of Buford, GA passed away on Monday, December 24, 2012. She was preceded in death by her husband, Sam Fountain; daughter, Phyllis Fountain; parents, Charlie and Emma Nelson; sisters, Martha Faye Nelson Davis and Marvel Nelson; and brother, Kelly Nelson. She is survived by her children, Sam Fountain, Atlanta, GA, Rita Johnston, Newnan, GA and Susan and Steve Roper, Palmetto, GA; grandchildren, Kristy Roper, Norcross, GA, Audrey Fitzgerald, Atlanta, GA, Charles Johnston, Hiram, GA and Ashley McGee, Corpus Christie, TX; four great grandsons; one great-granddaughter; sisters-in-law, Ruby Green Nelson, Lawrenceville, GA and Mayrna Fountain Davis, Loganville, GA; and several nieces, nephews and cousins. Mrs. Fountain was born June 4, 1927 in Lawrenceville, GA. She was a 1943 graduate of Lawrenceville High School in Lawrenceville, GA. She worked as an accountant for Glass Art. Memorial service will be held on Wednesday, December 26, 2012 at 2:00 p.m. in the Chapel of Flanigan Funeral Home with Rev. Mike Roper officiating. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Wednesday from 1:00 p.m. until 2:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Northeast Georgia Humane Society in Gainesville, GA in memory of Fern Nelson Fountain. To express condolences, please sign our online guest book at Arrangements by: Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral Home and Crematory, Buford, GA, 770-932-1133.