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Dear Friends of the South Georgia Conference, Earlier this week, I wrote an article reminding you about our process and timeline around disaffiliation and departures. The decisions...
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Mrs. Betty Oliver

July 05, 2016
Mrs. Betty Hayes Oliver, age 85, of Victory Drive, Waynesboro, died Wednesday, June 22, 2016, in the Burke Medical Center. Funeral services were held on Saturday, June 25, 2016, in the First United Methodist Church of Waynesboro with Rev. Sam Wilder and Craig Hutto officiating. Family received friends one hour prior to the service at the church. Burial was in the Magnolia Cemetery, Waynesboro, GA. Pallbearers were Woody Hayes, Randy Hayes, Alan Williams, Adam Crews, Clint Davis, and Brantley Mallard. Mrs. Oliver was born in Emanuel County but lived most of her life in Waynesboro. She was a retired bookkeeper and secretary and was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Waynesboro. Betty was a graduate of Waynesboro High School. Mrs. Oliver was preceded in death by her daughter, Julie Oliver Pickle; sisters, Edna Hayslip, Wanette Williams, and Bobbie Nell Odom; and brother, Durwood Hayes. She is survived by her loving husband, Rev. Tom Oliver of Waynesboro; daughter, Debbie Oliver MacDonald and John of Waynesboro; son, Ricky Oliver and Connie of Waycross; sister-in-law, Joyce Hayes of Waynesboro; son-in-law, Lyn Pickle of Adel; grandchildren, Cori Crews, Jamie Mallard, Jill Davis, Leah Robinson, and Ross Pickle; great-grandchildren, Aubrey Mallard, Brylie Mallard, and Tucker Crews. You may sign the family’s personal guestbook online at

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