Violet Everlove Petty, 47, of Blackshear, passed away early Saturday morning, May 25, 2019, at the Hospice Satilla Hospice House in Waycross.

Born in Waycross, August 11, 1971, she had lived in Pierce County all of her life. She was a 1990 graduate of the former Liberty Christian Academy in Blackshear and had worked as a sitter as well as being a homemaker. She enjoyed cooking, reading, watching soap operas and games shows, shopping and hairstyling. She attended First Baptist Church in Blackshear.

She was the daughter of the late Gene Arthur and Sarah Cathleen Winouski Petty. She was also preceded in death by an infant brother, Marcus Alexander Petty and several aunts and uncles, Mary Alice and Harry Strickland, Thomas Petty and Walter and Flora Petty.

Survivors include her brother and caregiver, John Petty, Blackshear; aunts and uncles, Patsy and Joe Dowling, Evans, Jean and Norman Cover, Waycross, Kline and Linda Petty, Valdosta, Sada Petty, Baxley, and Jim and Ann Petty, Ruby and Everette Sikes, Rodney Petty and Clayton Petty, all of Folkston and numerous cousins and other relatives.

Visitation will be from 10-11 a.m. Wednesday, May 29, at the funeral home.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, May 29, from the Pearson-Dial Chapel.

Interment will be in the Greenlawn Cemetery in Ware County.      

Sympathy may be expressed by signing the online register at

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

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