Lenora Roberts Dyar

Born: Sun., Apr. 19, 1925
Died: Tue., Jan. 11, 2011

- Service details not available -

Print Obituary   Home Page All Obituaries


Lenora Roberts Dyar Date of birth 4/19/25 Bartow, GA (Jefferson County)

She was the daughter of Sara Webster Roberts and Augustus Lee Roberts. She was the youngest of 7 children. She is survived by one son, George M. Dyar, Jr. and wife Cindy of Johns Creek, GA, one sister, Helen Brannen of Athens, GA and five grandchildren, Dr. Benjamin A. Sargent, Rebecca Leigh Sargent, Courtney Elizabeth Dyar, Melissa Lauren Dyar, and Jennifer Leslie Dyar: and a number of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

She was one of five sisters who were graduates of the University of Georgia. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in Home Economics in 1946. Her mother was also a graduate of the University of Georgia in the late 1800''s. She was proud that four generations of her family are UGA graduates, which also include her son and grandchildren. Education was very important to her. She proudly told visitors about the importance of education by sharing the accomplishments of her grandchildren.

In earlier years she was active in cultural affairs in Greene County. Her studies of landscape architect, horticulture, and floriculture aided in her active membership in the Greensboro Garden Club. She was a charter member of LaFleur Garden Club sponsored by the Greensboro Garden Club. She taught folk dancing to the adult 4-H club in White Plains.

She was employed by the Greene County Extension Service for eight years. During her employment, she was awarded the Best Home Demonstration Agent in the state of Georgia in 1949. Later she became a substitute teacher for Greensboro City Schools, Greene County Schools, and Nathanael Greene Academy for 20 years.

She joined the First Baptist Church of Sandersville and was baptized at an early age. Later she transferred her membership to the First Baptist Church of Greensboro, GA. Her church activities include membership in WMU and WMS and assisting with the Bible Schools. She was also president of her young women''s adult class and a substitute teacher.

She was preceded in death by her husband, George Monroe Dyar, Sr. on July 2, 2008 and her daughter, Carol Anne Dyar Sargent, on August 5, 2008.

Funeral Services will be held Sunday, January 16, 2011 at 2:00 pm at the McCommons Chapel with the Rev. James Bowen officiating. Interment will be in the Siloam Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers are Terry O''Neal, Pat Dyar, Jon Dyar and Randy Prichard. The family will receive friends from 1:00 p.m. until time for the service at McCommons Funeral Home. . The family requests that memorials be made to the Siloam Baptist Church, c/o Terry O''Neal, P.O. Box 133, Siloam, GA 30665 or the Siloam Methodist Church, c/o Shirley Channell, 3871 Hwy 15 S., Greensboro, GA. 30642. McCommons Funeral Home, 109 W. Broad St., Greensboro, GA, (706) 453-2626, is in charge of arrangements. Visit us online at www.mccommonsfuneralhome.com to sign the guest register.

Click to send flowers using our local area florist
Free delivery to our funeral home & save on wire fees
View/Sign the Guest Book

Click the button to generate a printable document containing all condolences submitted

Condolence Booklet

loretta black
   Posted Wed January 12, 2011
My prayers go out to the family.Wonderful lady....

Betty Jo Evans
   Posted Wed January 12, 2011
With deepest sympathy. Betty Jo Evans

Laura Thomas Brown
   Posted Thu January 13, 2011
I am so sorry to hear of Lenora's death. She had been ill for so long that I know she is at peace now. Hugs and prayers for all of you.

Carolyn Bryan Taylor
   Posted Thu January 13, 2011
George, I am so sorry to read of your Mother's death. They were the best neighbors to my Mama, Mrs. Nora Bryan for many years. You will be in my thoughts and prayers. Love, Carolyn

Cliff Dyar
   Posted Sun January 16, 2011
Aunt Lenora was so bright and giving. A great lady with an open and forgiving heart. We extend our deepest sympathy.

   Posted Mon January 17, 2011
My prayers go out to the family...she was a very sweet lady.