Silver Lee Lord

January 22, 1930 ~ January 29, 2017 (age 87)

Silver Lee Lord

Silver Lee Lord, of Greensboro, GA, died Sunday, January 29, 2017, at St. Mary’s Good Samaritan Hospital in Greensboro. He was 87. Lee was born in Greensboro, GA on January 22, 1930 to the late John Turnell Lord, Sr. and Mae Bell Mize Lord. He attended school in Woodville and Union Point.  He married the former Kay Dolvin on June 10, 1977.

Lee was a self-starter who worked hard, and enjoyed a long and successful career as an entrepreneur, owning two restaurants, Nathanael Greene and the Townehouse, and two grocery stores, Lord’s Red & White in Greensboro and Lord’s Galaxy in Union Point.  He was also owner of the Mini Storage in Union Point and the Laundromat. He was a member of the Siloam United Methodist Church.  Lee was generous and caring and will be remembered best for his steadfast dedication to family, especially his wife, children and grandchildren, who loved him deeply, in return. Over the years he enjoyed golfing, fishing, hunting and following the Georgia Bulldogs. He  was a member of the San Marino Lodge #34 and the Royal Arch #154.

In addition to his wife, Kay Lord of Greensboro, GA, he is survived by his children, Michael Lord (Kay), Janice Lord Dolvin (Len), Paige Peugh, Til Peugh and Jimmy Peugh (Denise); grandchildren, Bobby Lord (Mary Jane), Amanda Lord Cummings (Brian) and Justin Lord (Alisha), Cindy Dolvin Rountree (Jeff), Nancy Dolvin Acevedo (Matt) Jenny Dolvin McKinsey (Steve),Kay Lynn Dolvin, Pete Peugh (Hailey) J B Peugh, Peyton Peugh and Parker Peugh; 25 great grandchildren, one great, great grandchild;  sisters, Mary Elizabeth Godbee and Ardell Shaw; and a brother, David Lord (Frances).  He was preceded in death by sisters, Essie Mae “Jean” Lord Turner and brother, John T. Lord, Jr. ; and a grandchild.

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, February 4, 2017, at the Siloam United Methodist Church. Visitation will be held on Friday, February 3, 2017 from 1:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. at the home of Kay Dolvin Lord, 3540 Hwy. 15 S., Greensboro, GA 30642 .  In lieu of flowers, the family requests that any memorials be made to the Siloam United Methodist Church, c/o of 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 at to sign the online guest register.

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