Betty M. McDonald, 84, died Thursday, May 1, 2014 in Dallas, Texas. Betty was born July 1, 1929 in Baxley, to the late Emmett Mock and the late Sallie Hardwick Mock and was the widow of the late Robert Way McDonald. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Baxley where she served on the administrative council and was a member of the United Methodist Women. Betty worked at Baxley Federal Savings Bank for 31 years achieving the position of Vice President before her retirement. She was also preceded in death by a brother, Kenneth Mock and two aunts, Grace Hardwick and Carey Hardwick.
Survivors include her daughters and sons-in-law, Carlin and Charles W. Morris of Dallas, TX and Lisa and Robert G. Kupper of Paducah, KY; grandchildren, Caitlin Hyatt and her husband, William Michael Hyatt of Dallas, TX, Jennifer Ray and her husband, Luther Beebe Ray, IV of Pompano Beach, FL, Charles R. Morris and his wife Lindsay Morris of Dallas, TX, and Jillian Yi and her husband Ung Chang Yi of Frisco, TX; four great-grandchildren and a fifth great grandchild expected in September; and several nieces and nephews also survive.
Funeral services were held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, May 17, 2014 from the First United Methodist Church of Baxley with the Rev. Patrick Brannen officiating and a eulogy by James I. Johnson. Interment followed in Omega Cemetery.
Active pallbearers were Charles Robert Morris, William Michael Hyatt, Larry Eugene Morris, Ricky Platt, Billy Bowers, and Trevor Johnson.
Honorary pallbearers were all friends in attendance of the funeral service
Music was by Jeff Lewis, Tami Swain and Raylene Carter.
Memorial contributions may be made to First United Methodist Church, 217 S. Main Street Baxley, Georgia 31513.
Funeral arrangements were under the direction of Swain Funeral Home.