Originally created 04/25/06

Betty Vandiver (EVANS, Ga.)



EVANS, Ga. - Mrs. Betty Seagraves Vandiver, 73, entered into rest on Sunday, April 23, 2006 at her residence. Mrs. Vandiver was a native of Nicholson, Ga., a loving Wife, Homemaker, and Mother. She was a member of West Acres Baptist Church and the Gideon's International Auxiliary. She was a graduate of Athens Business College, Athens, Ga. Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 AM on Wednesday, April 26, 2006 at West Acres Baptist Church with Rev. Larry C. Harmon and Rev. Robert C. Daniels officiating. Mrs. Vandiver will lie in state one hour prior to services. Interment will follow in Bellevue Memorial Gardens. Mrs. Vandiver is survived by her husband, Roger C. Vandiver, one son, Michael E. Vandiver and his wife Ruth of Martinez; two daughters, Janice V. Braswell and her husband Jim, and Sharon V. Raborn and her husband Kenny, both of Martinez; two grandchildren, Ken Raborn and Brittany Raborn, a sister Carolyn Martin and her husband O'Neal of Commerce, GA; ten nephews, and five nieces. Mrs. Vandiver was preceded in death by her infant son, Roger C. Vandiver, Jr. Pallbearers will include Darrell Seagraves, Ted Seagraves, Marty Seagraves, Randy Seagraves, Rick Yonce, Steve Yonce, Billy Vandiver, and Tommy Vandiver. Honorary pallbearers will include the Gideon's of Augusta Southwest Camp and the Love I and II Sunday School Classes. The family will receive friends on Tuesday, April 25, 2006 from 6 until 8 pm at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, 1899 Central Ave., Augusta, GA 30904 or The Gideon International Augusta Southwest Camp, P.O. Box 204454, Martinez, GA 30917 Platt's Funeral Home, 337 N. Belair Rd., Evans, Ga. 30809 (706) 860-6166. Sign the guestbook at AugustaChronicle.com

The Augusta Chronicle-April 25, 2006