Betty Batchelor Mize

Born: Sat., Jan. 4, 1941
Died: Thu., Oct. 6, 2005

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Betty Batchelor Mize, age 64, of Greensboro, Georgia, died Thursday, October 6, 2005 at Minnie G. Boswell Memorial Hospital. Born in Graham County, NC on January 4, 1941, she was the daughter of the late Jesse Calvin Batchelor and Carrie Ellen Davis Batchelor. When she was a child her family moved to Eatonton and she graduated from Putnam County High School. During her working career she was an inspector at Universal Rundle for thirty-two years. She was a faithful member of Bethel Baptist Church of Union Point where she was head of the nursery. Her favorite pastime was camping with her family.

She is survived by her loving husband of forty-two years, Hubert Mize of Greensboro, GA; a daughter, Beth M. McCommons and husband Ross "Red Hoss" of the Veazey Community; two sons, Scott Mize and wife Tammy of Union Point, GA and Kevin Mize and wife Brandy of Eatonton, GA; five sisters, Christine Jackson and husband Carl of Eatonton, GA, June Greenway and husband Buddy of Madison, GA, Sharon Wilson and husband William of Eatonton, GA, Lynn Johns and husband Robby of Eatonton, GA and Wanda Johnson of Eatonton, GA; four brothers, Charles Batchelor of Eatonton, GA, Johnny Batchelor and wife Linda of Eatonton, GA, Jimmy Batchelor and wife Janet of Eatonton, GA and Butch Batchelor and wife Nell of Eatonton, GA; four grandchildren, Amber McCommons, Shaun McCommons, Jordan Mize and Haley Mize; and a host of other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by a brother, Harold Batchelor.

Funeral Services will be held on Sunday, October 9, 2005 at 2:00 p.m. at Bethel Baptist Church in Union Point, GA with Rev. Colin Duncan officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. Serving as pallbearers are John Osborne, Millard Mize, Nathan Jenkins, Jason Batchelor, Mike Nuhfer and Dennis Greenway. Honorary pallbearers are Gary Robinson, Roy Nation, Gerald Strozier, Don Ellis, Skipper Mize, Cliff Mize, Allen Johnson, Tommy Johnson, Carl Jackson and Johnny Johnson. The family requests that any memorials be made to the American Cancer Society, 1684 Barnett Shoals Road, Athens, GA 30605. The family will receive friends from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Saturday night at the funeral home. McCommons Funeral Home, 109 W. Broad St., Greensboro, GA, (706) 453-2626, is in charge of arrangements. Visit us at to sign the online guest register.

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Donna Vandiver
   Posted Fri October 07, 2005
Mr.Hubert & family, i am sorry to hear of "Miss Betty" passing away. Please know that I am thinking of you and will keep you in my prayers. Miss Betty was one of the sweetest people that I have had a privilege to know. I know her and mama are talking up a breeze in Heaven right now. Donna and Thomas Vandiver

Emmett and Shirley Caldwell
   Posted Sat October 08, 2005
Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

Ashley Davis
   Posted Sat October 08, 2005
Dear Family, I am sorry for the loss. What a great mother you had. If there is anything that I can do for yall please let me know. I wish that I could be there for you all. I will keep you in my prayers. I am Bobby Davis' daughter. May the Lord be with you through this tough time.

   Posted Sun October 09, 2005

Lynn & Donnie Boivin
   Posted Sun October 09, 2005
We are sorry to hear about your loss. You are in our prayers.

Mary Brown
   Posted Mon October 10, 2005
Scott,Tami and family, We are so sorry for your loss. If there is anything we can do, please call. We love you. Mary, Lonnie, Cheryl, Dixie and Randy Brown

Peggy Carithers Wilburn
   Posted Sun October 23, 2005
My prayers are with the familyatthis time of sorrow. I pray God holds you in his Hand to ease the hurting. Love Peggy C. Wilburn