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Mrs. Dorothy "Dot" (Mathis) Byess

June 4, 1931 ~ July 23, 2019 (age 88)

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Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Dorothy “Dot” Mathis Byess, age 88 of Pendergrass, Georgia who entered into rest Tuesday, July 23, 2019.  Mrs. Byess was born in Jefferson, Georgia a daughter of the late Willie Floyd Mathis and the late Eula Mae DeLay Mathis, was a member of Grace Baptist Church in Oakwood and was a retired seamstress.  In addition to her parents, Mrs. Byess if preceded by a sister, Hilda Mathis Garrison and a grandson, Heath Beatty.

Survivors include two daughters, Marilyn Anglin and her husband Charles of Pendergrass, and Melissa Byess-Childers and her husband James Mark of Winder. Four grandchildren, seventeen great grandchildren and seven great, great grandchildren also survive.

Funeral services will be held 2:00 P.M. Saturday, July 27, 2019 from the Chapel of Evans Funeral Home with Pastor J. Michael Williams, Minister Bob Walk, and Minister Robin Self officiating, burial will follow in Jackson Memorial Gardens, Commerce, Georgia. Gentlemen honored as pallbearers are Chuck Anglin, Alex Stinchcomb, Ken Thomas, Garrison Lovett, Grayson Lovett, Drew Beatty and Jimmy Lovett.  The family will receive friends at the funeral home 12:00 - 2:00 P.M. prior to the service.

Evans Funeral Home, Inc., 1350 Winder Highway, Jefferson, Georgia. 706-367-5467

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July 27, 2019

12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Evans Funeral Home
1350 Winder Highway
Jefferson, GA 30549

Funeral Service
July 27, 2019

2:00 PM
Chapel of Evans Funeral Home
1350 Winder Hwy
Jefferson, GA 30549

Interment following funeral service
July 27, 2019

Jackson Memorial Park
6825 Jefferson Road
Commerce, GA 30529


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