Ernestine “Teenie” Taylor Dye, 85, of Crawfordville, GA, died Friday, March 5, 2004 at Minnie G. Boswell Memorial Hospital. A lifelong resident of Crawfordville, she was born in Taliaferro County on May 4, 1918 to the late Ernest Franklin Taylor and Frances Caldwell Taylor. She was a 1935 graduate of Alexander H. Stephens Institute. After graduating she worked for the Department of Defense Civil Service at Fort Gordon in Augusta for twenty-seven years and retired in 1978. She was a member of the Crawfordville Presbyterian Church.
She is survived by her loving husband of 61 years, K. Willie Dye of Crawfordville, GA. They were married in February of 1943. Other survivors include two sons, Paul Dye and wife Nancy of Columbus, GA and Robert Dye and wife Kathy of Yorktown, VA; a sister, Nell Donley of Orlando, FL; four grandchildren, James Dye, Beth Stinson, Melissa Eldridge and Robert Page Dye; one great grandchild, Chase Stinson; and a number of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by two sisters, Ella Strange and Helen Dozier; and a brother, Frank Taylor.
Graveside services will be held Monday, March 8, 2004 at 11:00 a.m. at the Crawfordville Baptist Church Cemetery with the Rev. Reggie Haslett, Rev. John Autry and Rev. Myron Ivey officiating. The family requests that any memorials be made to the Crawfordville Presbyterian Church, Commerce Street, Crawfordville, GA 30631. The family will receive friends from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Sunday night at the Funeral Home. 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.