Gertrude Ketre, age 89, of Braselton, passed away Thursday, August 29, 2013. She loved to swim and take care of babies and children. She was survived by her son Billy Palmer, III of Connecticut; daughters Heidi Creed (Rick) of Braselton and Kim Georgiades (Robert) of Connecticut; and 6 grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her husband Walter S. Ketre. Graveside services will be held 10:00 am Friday, August 30, 2013 at Hoschton City Cemetery. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to Hospice Advantage, 2470 Daniels Rd., Suite 171, Athens, GA, 30606. Arrangements by Lawson Funeral Home, 4532 Hwy 53, Hoschton, GA, 30548, http://www.lawsonfuneralhome.org, 706-654-0966.