Margaret “Elaine” Massey, 68, of Statesboro, Ga. passed away on May 8th, 2023, after a brief illness surrounded in love by her family. Elaine was born January 29th, 1955, to John Howard and Lillian Marie Sweat in Savannah, GA. Elaine lived a life full of travel, adventure, and love. She was always there to share a hug, a smile, or anything she had to give to whoever needed it. She enjoyed different career paths, including hairdressing and waitressing. She had many talents with arts and crafts and loved helping people. Her love of children led her to a career as school bus driver for the Bulloch County BOE. She retired from the Bulloch County BOE in 2003.Elaine met the love of her life, Paul Massey in Savannah GA, in 1983. They were married in 1985. She was blessed with three sons. She was preceded in death by her parents ; John Howard Sweat and Lillian Marie Sweat; her brother, James Warren “Pat” Sweat and her daughter in law, Melissa Dyan Boyd.
She is survived by her husband ,Paul Massey, of Statesboro GA; her sons and daughters in law: Jimi Boyd of Rincon, GA, John (Zoey) Marsh of Woodstock, GA, and Jacob (Bridget) Massey of Statesboro, GA. She was further blessed and survived by 10 grandchildren and one great grandson. All of whom will miss her dearly.
Memorial Service will be held Saturday June 3, 2023, at 2pm in The Chapel at Deal Funeral Directors.
Deal Funeral Directors of Statesboro is in charge of the arrangements.