George Monroe Dyar, Sr

Born: Tue., May 10, 1921
Died: Wed., Jul. 2, 2008

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George Monroe Dyar, Sr., 87, of Siloam, GA died Wednesday, July 2, 2008 at Greene Point Health Care Center in Union Point. Born May 10, 1921 in Bartow County, he was the son of the late Clifford Henry Dyar and Pattie McWhorter Dyar. As a child he attended Adairsville grammar school and in 1940 graduated from Greensboro High School. While in high school he played football and received the best blocker award given by the Lions Club in 1939. During World War II he served his country in the United States Army in the Combat Military Police from November of 1942 until January of 1946. While in the European Theater he served in Patton''s 3rd Army during the Occupation of Frankfort, Germany. From there he went to the Pacific Theater in Okinawa, Japan. After the war he married Lenora Roberts in a wedding ceremony in Athens on April 16, 1950. For thirty-eight years he ran a dairy farm and then converted to beef cattle. For over fifty years he was in the agricultural business growing and harvesting timber. He was a member of the Baptist Faith, Farm Bureau and the Greene County Livestock Association. George will be remembered for being a kind man that everybody loved and his love for children. He was an avid sports fan of the Atlanta Braves, Georgia Bulldogs and Greene County Tigers. He also enjoyed reading and digging in the Indian mound on the Dyar Farm with Dr. Kelly, an archeologist from the University of Georgia.

Mr. Dyar is survived by his wife of fifty-eight years, Lenora Roberts Dyar, of Siloam, GA; a son, George Monroe Dyar Jr. and wife Cindy of Alpharetta, GA; a daughter, Carol Dyar Sargent of Lagrange, GA; a brother, J.P. Dyar and wife Martha Sue of the Greshamville Community; five grandchildren, Benjamin Arthur Sargent, Rebecca Leigh Sargent, Courtney E. Dyar, Melissa L. Dyar and Jennifer L. Dyar; and a number of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by two brothers, Patrick McWhorter Dyar, Sr. and Clifford Henry Dyar.

Funeral Services will be held Saturday, July 5, 2008 at 2:00 p.m. at the Siloam Baptist Church with Rev. James Bowen and Rev. Mike Pritchett officiating. Interment will follow at Siloam Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers are Jon Dyar, Cliff Dyar, Pat Dyar, Bill Dyar, Mike Patrick and Terry O''Neal. The family will receive friends from 12:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. Saturday before the service at the Siloam Baptist Church Fellowship Hall. 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.

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Carolyn (Bryan) Taylor
   Posted Fri July 04, 2008
Miss Lenora, So sorry to hear of Mr. George's death. I remember so many years ago what a good neighbor you all were to my Mama, Nora Bryan. She thought so much of you. You and the family will be in my thoughts and prayers. God Bless. Love, Carolyn Bryan Taylor

Cathy Duvall Smith
   Posted Fri July 04, 2008
The family is in my thoughts and prayers at this sad time.

Kelly Dyar Gilbert Manders
   Posted Sat July 05, 2008
My parents are Pattie & Dwayne Gilbert; grandparents are JP and Martha Sue. I'm so sorry for your loss. I remember Uncle George was always so nice and funny. He will be missed. Sincerely, Kelly

Laura Thomas Brown
   Posted Sat July 05, 2008
Please accept my condolences in the death of your daddy. He was a very special man to so many people. Carol, I think of you often. Let's get together soon. My prayers and thoughts are with you.

Donna Gilbert Gakstatter
   Posted Sat July 05, 2008
I am one of Pattie & Dwayne Gilbert's daughters and one of J.P. & Martha Sue Dyar's grandchildren. Uncle George will be missed and you are in our thoughts and prayers during this time. Donna & family

Melvin and Linda Bone
   Posted Sun July 06, 2008
Miss Lenora, George Jr. and Carol, I did not know about Mr. George's funeral until Sunday morning and my deepest sympathy goes to each of you. In the years that we were neighbors, I never had to worry when Lanis and Mary were outside playing. Although Catherine (our housekeeper) was always a step behind them, Mr. George was always outside watching out after them too. I can still hear him saying "Boy--meaning Lanis--here comes a car!" Wellington Puritan was in operation then and our street was used by many cars traveling to and from work there. He always bragged about what he received for Christmas from his family and always wanted to know what Santa brought Lanis and Mary. I don't know who enjoyed Christmas at the Adams the most--him or Ronnie Higdon. Please accept our sincerest and deepest sympathy. Melvin and Linda Bone

Greene County Senior Center
   Posted Mon July 07, 2008
Our deepest condolences to Mrs. Lenora and the family from the stall and volunteers of the Greene County Senior Center.

LaVerne Ogletree
   Posted Mon July 07, 2008
With sincere sympathy during this time of sadness. I have many good memories of Mr. George. He was always so kind to me. With love, LaVerne Ogletree