Betty D. Weaver, 89, of Watkinsville died Monday, July 27, 2015 at St. Mary's Hospice House in Bogart, GA. Affectionately known as "Miss Betty" she was the daughter of the late Sherman and Lucy Dove of Royston, GA. She attended Piedmont College in Demorest and the University of Georgia (BSHE, 1950). She is remembered by many as "Mrs. Weaver, Math Teacher" spending the bulk of her career (26 years) teaching in Oconee County. She was a charter member of the Milledge Avenue Baptist Church. Survivors include husband James B. (J.B.) Weaver Jr., of Watkinsville; son, James B. (Jim) Weaver III and his wife Stephanie Sargent Weaver of Atlanta; sister, Joyce Dove of Royston; grandchildren, Geoffrey Matthew Weaver and Cristopher James Weaver of Athens and Amanda Lee Weaver and James B. (Jay) Weaver IV of Atlanta; and four great grandchildren. In addition to her parents Betty was preceded in death by her siblings, Bernice Smith, Stewart Dove, Virginia Phillips, Edwin Dove, Fletcher Dove, Elton Willis, and Howard Dove, and a granddaughter Susan Elizabeth Weaver. The family will receive friends Wednesday, July 29, from 6 to 8 P.M. at Lord and Stephens West. Friends will also be received from 1 to 2 P.M. Thursday, July 30 at Milledge Avenue Baptist Church in Athens, GA. The funeral service, with Dr. Edward Bolen officiating, will be at 2 P.M. at Milledge Avenue Baptist Church. Interment will be at Oconee Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Milledge Avenue Baptist Church.
Lord and Stephens, West is in charge of arrangements. www.lordandstephens.com
3/23/1926 - 7/27/2015
Published by Athens Banner-Herald on Jul. 28, 2015.