Elizabeth (Betty) Tutchener O'Neal

Born: Thu., Jul. 26, 1923
Died: Sat., Mar. 21, 2009

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Elizabeth Margaret Tutchener "Betty" O''Neal, age 85, of Mesa AZ, formerly of Siloam and Macon, GA, died Saturday, March 21, 2009. She was born on July 26, 1923 in London, England to the late Ernest Henry Tutchener and Margaret McKenzie Ferguson Tutchener. She graduated from Ealing County High School in London, England in 1939. Mrs. O''Neal was the owner and operator of Children''s Garden Kindergarten in Macon where she resided from 1948 until 2005. She was a charter member of Southside United Methodist Church of Macon, GA, where she was also a member of the United Methodist Women''s Organization & Sisters in Christ. She was a member of Crowns Jewels British Group, B.B.C. British Group in Atlanta, GA and the Clan Ferguson Society of North America.

Mrs. O''Neal was preceded in death by her husband, Winfield Bowen O''Neal. She is survived by her loving daughter, Elizabeth Kenzie O''Neal Johnson of Queen Creek, AZ; a niece, Heather MacArthur of Scotland; a nephew, Henry Tutchener of Scotland; a great niece and two great nephews, Amy Boren and husband Jay of Newnan, GA, Samuel Isaac "Pete" O''Neal, III and wife Kristy of Greensboro, GA and Win O''Neal and wife Kasie of Crawford, GA; and and a host of other relatives and friends.

A memorial service will be held in Macon, GA on April 4, 2009 at 3:00 p.m. at the Bloomfield Methodist Church. Memorial Services will also be held on Sunday, April 5th, her husband''s birthday, at 1:00 p.m. at the Siloam Methodist Church in Siloam, GA with Rev. Bert Mathews officiating. Inurnment will follow at the Siloam Cemetery. McCommons Funeral Home, 109 W. Broad St., Greensboro, GA, (706) 453-2626, is in charge of arrangements. Visit us at www.mccommonsfuneralhome.com to sign the online guest register.

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Kent & Melinda Walker
   Posted Wed March 25, 2009
Pete and Win and families: We're sorry to hear of your loss. Our thoughts are with you.

henry tutchener
   Posted Sat March 28, 2009
saddle missed God bless

Heather MacArthur (nee Tutchener)
   Posted Sat March 28, 2009
A much loved and loving aunt, sorely missed. Jesus took her by the hand and led her to the promised land. Gone but never forgotten. Love from Heather, Ronnie and family.

Violet Tutchener
   Posted Sat March 28, 2009
Cant be there in body But will be there in spirit.Thinking of you will miss her, love to you x

Margaret Elizabeth Hopkins
   Posted Sat March 28, 2009
In loving memory of my dear cousin Betty. Your mother Meg and my mother Masie were close sisters you were baptised Elizabeth Margaret and I was baptised Margaret Elizabeth. I have many happy memories of Berkshire and Scotland spent with our families. Love to you Margaret and family

Brenda Matheny
   Posted Mon March 30, 2009
Kenzie I am sorry for your loss. I loved Ms. Betty as my kindergarten teacher and a faithful member of South Side Methodist church. She will truly be missed.

JoAnne Pennebaker
   Posted Wed April 01, 2009
Kenzie, Your mother was a special person. She accompanied me and my mother, Lyla Gray, on a couple of trips to enjoy the fall leaves in Georgia. I know you will miss her. My deepest sympathy. JoAnne