Cover photo for Dollie Bell Dyches's Obituary
Dollie Bell Dyches Profile Photo
1945 Dollie 2021

Dollie Bell Dyches

August 31, 1945 — November 30, 2021

Mrs. Dollie Bell Glisson Dyches entered into rest on November 30, 2021 while under the compassionate care of Ogeechee Area Hospice and surrounded by her loving family. Dollie was  born  on August 31, 1945 to Lawton Glisson and Sula Bunch Glisson in Bulloch County and remained in Bulloch County her entire life.

Most of her working career was spent in the textile and manufacturing industry but more recently she had been employed at Georgia Southern University where she retired after more than  ten years.

Dollie loved the Lord and was a member of Elmer Baptist Church. Her family was her life and they meant everything to her.

She is preceded in death by her parents; her brother and sister-in-law, Sammy and Ann Glisson; sister, Carolyn Glisson; and brother-in-law, Thomas Lanier.

Dollie is survived by her devoted husband of 55 years, James Dyches; her son, Michael Dyches (special friend, Donna); her daughter, Lynn (Robert) Seamans; grandchildren, Trey (Courtney) Seamans, Ali (Chatt) Jones, Jacob Seamans and Hailey Dyches; great grandson, Jayden Seamans; sisters, Laura Lanier, Betty McKanna, and Sandra (Jerdie) Royal; brother, Doy (Elizabeth “Bitsy”) Glisson; sister in law, Joyce Hodges; brothers-in-law, Al McKanna and Billy Dan Dyches;  and several nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends on Thursday, December 2, 2021 at Deal Funeral Directors from 5:00-7:00 PM. The funeral Service will be held Friday, December 3, 2021 at 2:00 PM in the Chapel of Deal Funeral Directors with  Reverend Art Tarver, Robert Seamans and Elder Jake Futch officiating. Burial will immediately follow at Elmer Baptist Church Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Mrs. Dyches nephews.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Elmer Baptist Church Cemetery Fund, 56 Zettwell Road, Statesboro, GA 30461 or Ogeechee Area Hospice at

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Dollie Bell Dyches, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services


Thursday, December 2, 2021

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

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Funeral Service

Friday, December 3, 2021

Starts at 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.


Photo Gallery

Visits: 4

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree