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Jeanette Dockery

April 30, 1923 — June 21, 2023

Jeanette B. Dockery, age 100, of McCaysville, GA, passed away Wednesday, June 21, 2023, at her home in McCaysville, GA. Jeanette was born April 30, 1923, in McCaysville, GA to George and Mae Davis. Jeanette was preceded in death by her mother, Mae Davis; father, George Davis; spouse, Ralph E. Dockery; daughter, Shirley Dockery; sisters, Dorothy Sparkman, Madaline Patterson, Margie Davis, Jean Picklesimer, and Betty Grantham; brothers, Y.B. Davis and Charles Grantham; and son-in-law Wayne Deal; grandchild, Robbie Green; great-grandchildren, Spencer Dockery, and Joshua Green.

She is survived by her daughters, Brenda (Kenneth) Green and Joyce Deal; son, Doug (Chris) Dockery; grandchildren, Jennifer (Charles) Wells, Randy (Jennifer) Green, Philip (Katie) Deal, Lucas (Lisa) Dockery, Jason (Amanda) Deal, Julie (B.J.) Chancey, Brandon (LeAnn) Dockery; great-grandchildren, Braylee Deal, Emily (Ryan) Smith, Ethan Deal, Alex (Nancy) Tyner, Jacob (Leah) Tyner, Caleb Green, Carly Green, Hannah Green, Sydney Dockery, Sawyer Dockery, Peyton Chancey,  Presley Chancey, Parker Chancey, Hunter Dockery, Camryn Dockery, Easton Dockery, and Taylyn Dockery; great-grandchildren, Adelynn Smith, and Lyla-Rae Dockery; and many nieces and nephews.

She was a lifelong member of Midway Baptist Church. Jeanette loved her family and enjoyed spending time with them.  She enjoyed being a housewife keeping her house in order was a top priority.  She enjoyed cooking for her family and working outside, especially in her garden, and babysitting Monica and Michelle.   Jeanette took pride in cleaning the church for many years and cherished her family of faith. 

Funeral Service, on Sunday, June 25, 2023, at 3:00 PM at Finch-Cochran Funeral Home with Rev. Jack Buchanan and Rev. Jerry Rice officiating. Music provided by Lillian Wright and Braylee Deal.  The following gentlemen will serve as pallbearers, Randy Green, Philip Deal, B. J. Chancey, Jason Deal, Brandon Dockery, and Alex Tyner.  Interment will follow in the Copper Ridge Memorial Gardens.

The family will receive friends at Finch-Cochran Funeral Home Sunday, June 25th, 2023, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM. 

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