Inez Dyal, 84, died Wednesday, August 1, 2012 in Appling Healthcare System. Inez was born Dec. 6, 1927 in Appling County to the late Evans Altman and the late Roxie Varnadore Altman. She was a member of Midway Missionary Baptist Church and was faithful in the Ladies Senior Adult Sunday school class, the WMU organization and a Vacation Bible School Teacher. Mrs. Dyal achieved various awards of dedication and craft ribbons. She was a devoted wife of 62 years, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, a wonderful cook, seamstress, personal friend and caretaker. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband, George Lorace Dyal and two sisters, Wilma Dyal and Lucile Bratcher.
Survivors include two daughters and sons-in-law, Dianne and Tim Medders and Sherry and Glenn Beach, all of Baxley; one son and daughter-in-law, Larry and Edna Dyal of Baxley; one sister, Willie Mae Coleman of Baxley; five grandchildren: Dr. Larry Dyal, Jr., Keisha Medders Walker, George Eric Dyal, Heather Medders Vickers and Tyler Beach; seven great-grandchildren: Broughton Walker, McKenna Walker, Faith Walker, Benton Dyal, Elizabeth Dyal, Jaden Dyal and Eli Vickers; and a host of nieces and nephews also survive.
Funeral services for Inez Dyal were held at 11:00 a.m. Friday, Aug. 3 at Midway Baptist Church with the Revs. Marty Anderson, Matt Walker, Wayne Williamson and Rick Brown officiating. Interment followed in church cemetery.
Active pallbearers were Dr. Larry B. Dyal, Jr., James Benton Dyal, George Eric Dyal, Tyler Glenn Beach, C. E. Dyal, Wade McDaniel, Broughton Wells Walker and Bryan Vickers.
Honorary pallbearers were Adult and Senior Women and Men Sunday school class of Midway Baptist Church, Appling Co. Health Dept. Home Health Care, visiting nurses and staff, and Dr. Abraham Cheong, and all family and friends in attendance.
Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, P. O. Box 22718, Oklahoma City, OK 73123-1718 or the Gideons International, P. O. Box 403, Baxley, GA 31515.
Musical selections were rendered by Floyd Hunter and David Williams.
Arrangements were under the direction of Swain Funeral Home.