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Obituaries (7-9-14 edition)
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Betty Jean Rider Grizzle

Resident of Dahlonega

Betty Jean Rider Grizzle, age 77, of Dahlonega, Ga. passed away Monday, June 30, 2014 at the Habersham County Medical Center.

She was a lifelong resident of Lumpkin County and of the Baptist Faith. She retired after working in food service at the Lumpkin County Detention Center.

Betty was the daughter of the late Cisero and Flossie Lance Rider, and was also preceded in death by her husband, Clyde Grizzle; son-in-law, Pat Jones; brothers and sisters-in-law, Boyd and Cindi Rider, Glenn and Madge Rider, Judge Rider; and sisters and brothers-in-law, Faye and Fred Fitts, Hazel Calhoun, and Louise and Voyce Harkins.

She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Hilda and Bobby Eury, Dahlonega, Ga.; daughter, Shelia Jones, Cleveland, Ga.; brother and sister-in-law, James and Kathy Rider; sister and brother-in-law, Evelyn and Joe Waters, all of Dahlonega, Ga.; grandchildren, Betty and Dee Chester, Briana Eury, Tyler and Cyndi Jones, and Gus and Sage Jones; great-grandchildren, Skyler and Raven Chester, and Kaylee and Ansley Jones. A number of other relatives also survive.

Funeral services for Betty were held Thursday, July 3, 2014 at the Banister Funeral Home Chapel in Dahlonega, Ga. Rev. Lyman Caldwell officiated. Interment followed in the Salem Baptist Church Cemetery.

Online condolences may be made at www.banisterfuneralhome.net.

Banister Funeral Home of Dahlonega, Ga. was in charge of the arrangements.

Amy Payne Shirley

Resident of Dahlonega

Amy Payne Shirley, age 81, of Dahlonega, Ga. passed away Saturday, July 5, 2014 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness.

Amy was born and raised in Lavonia, Ga. before moving to Lumpkin County in 1991. She was a homemaker who was an artist as well as an avid gardener. She was of the Presbyterian faith.

The daughter of the late Carl and Dorcas Payne, Amy was also preceded in death by her husband of 56 years, William H. “Bill” Shirley; sisters, Shirley Payne Thomas, and Charlotte Payne.

She is survived by her daughter, Carla Shirley Long, Franklin, Tenn.; daughter and son-in-law, Julie Shirley Patty and Ken Patty, Sugar Hill, Ga.; brother, Marshall Payne, Lavonia, Ga.; sister and brother-in-law, June and Ben Dowis, Oakwood, Ga.; sister, Linda Payne, Ponte Vedra, Fla.; and grandchildren, Kaylin Long, Taylor Long, and Connor Patty. Several nieces and nephews also survive.

A memorial service for Amy will be held at a later date.

Online condolences may be made at www.banisterfuneralhome.net.

Banister Funeral Home of Dahlonega is in charge of the arrangements.

Death Notices

James Tunney “JT” Ridings, 82, passed away on July 6, 2014. McDonald & Son Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

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Obituaries (7-9-14 edition)
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Betty Jean Rider Grizzle

Resident of Dahlonega

Betty Jean Rider Grizzle, age 77, of Dahlonega, Ga. passed away Monday, June 30, 2014 at the Habersham County Medical Center.

She was a lifelong resident of Lumpkin County and of the Baptist Faith. She retired after working in food service at the Lumpkin County Detention Center.

Betty was the daughter of the late Cisero and Flossie Lance Rider, and was also preceded in death by her husband, Clyde Grizzle; son-in-law, Pat Jones; brothers and sisters-in-law, Boyd and Cindi Rider, Glenn and Madge Rider, Judge Rider; and sisters and brothers-in-law, Faye and Fred Fitts, Hazel Calhoun, and Louise and Voyce Harkins.

She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Hilda and Bobby Eury, Dahlonega, Ga.; daughter, Shelia Jones, Cleveland, Ga.; brother and sister-in-law, James and Kathy Rider; sister and brother-in-law, Evelyn and Joe Waters, all of Dahlonega, Ga.; grandchildren, Betty and Dee Chester, Briana Eury, Tyler and Cyndi Jones, and Gus and Sage Jones; great-grandchildren, Skyler and Raven Chester, and Kaylee and Ansley Jones. A number of other relatives also survive.

Funeral services for Betty were held Thursday, July 3, 2014 at the Banister Funeral Home Chapel in Dahlonega, Ga. Rev. Lyman Caldwell officiated. Interment followed in the Salem Baptist Church Cemetery.

Online condolences may be made at www.banisterfuneralhome.net.

Banister Funeral Home of Dahlonega, Ga. was in charge of the arrangements.

Amy Payne Shirley

Resident of Dahlonega

Amy Payne Shirley, age 81, of Dahlonega, Ga. passed away Saturday, July 5, 2014 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness.

Amy was born and raised in Lavonia, Ga. before moving to Lumpkin County in 1991. She was a homemaker who was an artist as well as an avid gardener. She was of the Presbyterian faith.

The daughter of the late Carl and Dorcas Payne, Amy was also preceded in death by her husband of 56 years, William H. “Bill” Shirley; sisters, Shirley Payne Thomas, and Charlotte Payne.

She is survived by her daughter, Carla Shirley Long, Franklin, Tenn.; daughter and son-in-law, Julie Shirley Patty and Ken Patty, Sugar Hill, Ga.; brother, Marshall Payne, Lavonia, Ga.; sister and brother-in-law, June and Ben Dowis, Oakwood, Ga.; sister, Linda Payne, Ponte Vedra, Fla.; and grandchildren, Kaylin Long, Taylor Long, and Connor Patty. Several nieces and nephews also survive.

A memorial service for Amy will be held at a later date.

Online condolences may be made at www.banisterfuneralhome.net.

Banister Funeral Home of Dahlonega is in charge of the arrangements.

Death Notices

James Tunney “JT” Ridings, 82, passed away on July 6, 2014. McDonald & Son Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

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