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Rachel Faye Dartez

December 30, 1999 — August 7, 2023

Rachel Faye Dartez was born on December 30, 1999, in Gainesville, GA to her

parents and a family that adored her. It is with great sadness that her family announces her

passing on August 7, 2023, at the age of 23.  Rachel graduated from Statesboro High School in

Statesboro, GA in 2018. She was currently enrolled in cosmetology school at Lanier Technical College  in Gainesville,

GA. Rachel was a generous, witty, loving, energetic, outgoing, supportive, and beloved person.  She had an infectious

laugh, a love for cosmetology, butterflies, and all things “boho”, was loyal friend, and cared deeply for others. She was a

devoted daughter, granddaughter, sister, aunt, niece, and cousin. Rachel also enjoyed going thrift shopping, spending

time with friends and had a strong affection for Chick Fil A nuggets her entire life!

She was preceded in death by her maternal grandfather Rev. Carter Berkeley of Statesboro, GA.

Rachel is survived and lovingly remembered by her parents, Tom, and Beth Dartez of Statesboro,

GA, her maternal grandmother Faye Berkeley of Statesboro, GA, her paternal grandparents

Lloyd & Dolores Dartez of Spring, TX; her brothers Danny Richardson of Winder, GA, Duane

(Kara) Richardson of Ellijay, GA, David (Christie) Richardson of Waverly, GA; her aunts and uncles;

Shirley (Ricky) Quick of Waynesboro, GA, Sandy (John) Morris of Statesboro, GA, Sharon

Houghton of Spring, TX, Janet (Chris) Lessmann of Pearland, TX, and Amy (Jerry) Kurtin of

Academy, TX. She also leaves behind one niece, several nephews, and numerous cousins.

Visitation will be on Thursday, August 17, 2023,  from 5:00-7:00 pm at Deal Funeral Directors in

Statesboro, GA.

The funeral service will be on Friday, August 18, 2023 at 11:00 am at Statesboro

First United Methodist Church. Burial will  immediately follow at Bulloch

Memorial Gardens Cemetery.

The service will be live- streamed from the Deal Funeral Directors facebook page.

Rachel’s family would like to thank everyone for their love,

prayers, and support during this most difficult time.

Deal Funeral Directors is in charge of arrangements.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Rachel Faye Dartez, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services


Thursday, August 17, 2023

5:00 - 7:00 pm (Eastern time)

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Funeral Service

Friday, August 18, 2023

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

Statesboro First United Methodist Church

101 South Main Street, Statesboro, GA 30458

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