Originally created 01/27/01

Mrs. Elizabeth Blakey

WASHINGTON, Ga. - Mrs. Elizabeth Dawkins "Betty" Blakey, 71, of Poplar Drive, died Friday, Jan. 26, 2001, at her residence.

The funeral will be at 4 p.m. Sunday at First United Methodist Church with the Revs. Jerry Newton and Chip Wilson officiating. Burial will be in Resthaven Cemetery.

Mrs. Blakey, a native of Lincoln County, had retired as vice president from First Union Bank and was a member of Washington Women's Club and First United Methodist Church.

Survivors include a son, Presley Blakey, Lincolnton; a daughter, Angela B. Vickery, Gainesville; her mother, Eleanor Barnett Dawkins, Elberton; two sisters, Frankie Cofer and Patsy Rathbone, both of Elberton; and four grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be Billy Dunnaway, Charlie Jordan, Randolph Lawrence, Vernon Adams, Cicero Lucas and Jack Harvey.

Memorials may be made to: First United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 518, Washington, GA 30673.

Friends may call at the residence.

Hopkins Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

The Augusta Chronicle Jan. 27, 2001