Betty Jane Swenson, 87, of Dawsonville passed away Monday March 11, 2019 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a long illness.
Born January 23, 1932 in Tallahassee, FL to the late Max O. and Emma Watson, she had lived in Dawsonville since 2008 having moved from McDonough. Along with her husband, they owned and operated A-OK Heating and Cooling. Betty was a wonderfully funny, strong, loving woman who was adored by all. She will be greatly missed by all who knew her. The family would like to give a special thanks to all who assisted with her care the past few years. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Merlyn E. “Mike” Swenson; and brothers, Ralph Watson, Tommy Watson, Max Watson, and T. C. Raker.
Surviving are her children, Mary Evelyn and Darrell DeVane, Lawrenceville, GA, David and Sue Swenson, Concord, GA, Bill Swenson, Dawsonville, GA; sister, June Revells, Chattahoochee, FL; brother and sister in law, Rudy and Johanna Watson, Tallahassee, FL; and numerous incredibly loved grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held Friday March 15, 2019 at 1 o’clock at Bearden Funeral Home Chapel. Pastor Melinda Gilreath will officiate.
Interment services will be held Saturday March 16, 2019 at 2 o’clock in the Oakland Cemetery in Tallahassee, Florida where she will be buried beside her parents.
The family will receive friends Friday from 11 a.m. until the service hour at the funeral home.
Condolences may be expressed at www.beardenfuneralhome.com.
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