Mrs. Betty Lee Corbitt Spivey, age 86, of Pearson, Ga. passed away Sunday, March 3, 2019 at Coffee Regional Medical Center in Douglas, Ga. following a short illness.
A native of Coffee County, Mrs. Spivey made her home in Pearson, Ga. for most of her life. She was a member of Fales Pentecostal Church in Douglas, Ga. Mrs. Spivey worked for many years as a seamstress at Cady Bag Company in Pearson, Ga. She enjoyed spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great grandchild. Mrs. Spivey was preceded in death by her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Vern and Alice Wright Corbitt, her husband, Mr. William Bill Spivey, brother, Mitchell Corbitt and two sisters, Gladys Spivey and Mae Etta Carver.
Son: Billy "Bunk" Spivey of Pearson
2 Brothers: Johnny Corbitt and wife, Bertha of Pearson, Ga.
Harvey Corbitt and wife, Fran of West Green, Ga.
Sister: Ann O'Berry of Pearson, Ga.
Grandchildren: Donna Bazemore of Waycross, Ga.
Corbitt Spivey of Pearson, Ga.
Mitchell Roundtree and wife, Taylor of Offerman, Ga.
1 Great-Grandchild: Gabe Spivey
1 Great-Great-Grandchild: Owen Spivey
Several Nieces and Nephews also survive.
Funeral Services for Mrs. Spivey were held, Wednesday, March 6, 2019 at 1:00 P.M, with Rev. Billy Musgrove and Rev. Allen Arowood officiating. Special musical selections included, “Go Rest High on that Mountain” rendered by Hal Baxley on the guitar and “Amazing Grace (My Chains are Gone)” rendered by Kayla Vickers with c.d. accompaniment. Soft music for the Prelude and Postlude were provided by pianist, Bonnie Musgrove. The interment followed in Jowers Cemetery.
Serving as active pallbearers were: Jimmy Corbitt, James Corbitt, Gage Corbitt, Clay Spivey, Homer Corbitt and Wesley Corbitt.
Relihan Funeral Home in Pearson, Ga. was in charge of the arrangements.