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Dollie Bell Dyches

August 31, 1945 ~ November 30, 2021 (age 76)


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 oahospice.org.

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December 2, 2021

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Deal Funeral Directors
22757 Hwy 80 East
Statesboro, GA 30461

Funeral Service
December 3, 2021

2:00 PM
Deal Funeral Directors
22757 Hwy 80 East
Statesboro, GA 30461

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