AUGUSTA, Ga. - Mr. George Dyer, Sr. departed this life on January 3, 2013 at his residence with his family by his side. He was born September 24, 1942 in Palmetto, Georgia. He was preceded in death by his parents, Audrey D. Beavers and Reverend J. W. Beavers, Sr. and sisters, Constance O'Kelley and Georgia Knox. Survivors include his wife of 38 years, Catherine Archer Dyer; three sons, George (Lisa) Dyer, Jr. , Lonell Dyer, Atlanta, GA, and Michael (Shannon) Dyer. He was legal guardian to Pontell (Aishia) Knox. His siblings, all of whom reside in Atlanta, GA, include four sisters: Iris (John) Farmer, Caressa (Hershel) Harp, Bonnie (Dennis) Holmes, Natalie (Donald) McFadden; four brothers, Ira (Robin) Dyer, Randy Dyer, James (Janice) Beavers, Jr. and John Beavers; mother-in-law, Eartha Mae (Willie) Plummer, Beech Island, SC; sisters-in-law, Margaret Curry, Rachael Martin and Naomi (Willie) Davis; brothers-in-law, Isadore (Claresa) Price, Eugene Price and Horace Price; and a special relative, Wicki Boyd, Palmetto, GA. Funeral services will be conducted Thursday, January 10, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. from Hudson Memorial C.M.E. Church, Augusta, GA. Interment will be in Mount Olive Memorial Gardens. **The family will receive friends this evening from 6:00 - 7:30 p.m. at the funeral home. W. H. Mays Mortuary, 1221 James Brown Blvd., Augusta, GA 30901 (706) 722-6401.
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Published in The Augusta Chronicle from Jan. 4 to Jan. 9, 2013