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Artie Lamar Boatright

March 9, 1934 March 25, 2019
Artie Lamar Boatright
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Obituary for Artie Lamar Boatright

Mr. Artie Lamar Boatright, 84 of Baptist Village, formerly of Mershon, passed away Monday evening, March 25, 2019, at the Hospice Satilla Hospice House.

Born in Mershon, GA on April 9, 1934, he had lived in Homestead, FL for many years before moving back to Mershon in 1989. Mr. Boatright retired from the South Florida Growers Association where he had been a plant manager. He loved to fish and to spend time with his grandchildren. Mr. Boatright was a member of Mershon Baptist Church where he was a deacon.

He was a son of the late Rube & Annie Lovell Boatright. He was also preceded in death by both of his sisters, Grace Sizell and Dolly Aldridge; and by all four of his brothers, Jake Boatright, Randall Boatright, Teab Boatright, and Tyle Boatright.

Survivors include his wife, Laraine Trebbin Boatright of Mershon; two daughters and sons-in-law, Judith Ann & Lew Peters of Miami, FL and Sherrie & John Coker of Morriston, FL; a son and daughter-in-law, Gary & Bonnie Boatright of Loganville, GA; 5 grandchildren, Brandi Switzer, Brian Boatright (Jennifer), Katy Coker Severin (Mike), Lillian Osborn (Nick), & Helen Pott (Ryan); 7 great grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews, and other relatives.

Funeral services for Mr. Boatright will be held Wednesday morning, March 27, 2019, at 11:00 am from the Mershon Baptist Church.

Interment will be in the Mershon Cemetery.

Visitation for Mr. Boatright will be held at the church one hour prior to the service.

Memorials may be made to the Hospice Satilla Hospice House, 811 Beacon St., Waycross, GA 31501 or to the Mershon Cemetery Fund, PO Box 128, Mershon, GA 31551.

Sympathy may be expressed by signing the online register at www.pearsondial.com.

Pearson-Dial Funeral Home of Blackshear is in charge of arrangements.


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Visitation

Wednesday

27

Mar

10:00 AM 3/27/2019 10:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 3/27/2019 11:00:00 AM
Mershon Baptist Church

Mershon
Mershon, GA 31551

Mershon Baptist Church
Mershon Mershon 31551 GA
United States

Service

Wednesday

27

Mar

11:00 AM 3/27/2019 11:00:00 AM
Mershon Baptist Church

Mershon
Mershon, GA 31551

Mershon Baptist Church
Mershon Mershon 31551 GA
United States
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