Miss Violet Everlove Petty, 47, of Blackshear, passed away early Saturday morning, May 25, 2019, at the Hospice Satilla Hospice House.

Born in Waycross, August 11, 1971, she lived in Pierce County all of her life. Violet was a 1990 graduate of the former Liberty Christian Academy in Blackshear and worked as a sitter, as well as being a homemaker. She enjoyed cooking, reading, watching soap operas and games shows, shopping, and hairstyling. She attended First Baptist Church in Blackshear.

She was the daughter of the late Gene Arthur and Sarah Cathleen Winouski Petty. She was also preceded in death by an infant brother, Marcus Alexander Petty; and several aunts and uncles, Mary Alice and Harry Strickland, Thomas Petty, and Walter and Flora Petty.

Survivors include her brother and caregiver, John Petty, of Blackshear; aunts and uncles, Joe and Patsy Dowling, of Evans, Norman and Jean Cover, of Waycross, Kline and Linda Petty, of Valdosta, Sada Petty, of Baxley, and Jim and Ann Petty, Ruby and Everette Sikes, Rodney Petty, and Clayton Petty, all of Folkston. There are numerous cousins and other relatives.

Funeral services for Violet were held Wednesday morning, May 29, 2019, from the Pearson-Dial Chapel. The family received friends at the funeral home chapel prior to the service. Interment was in the Greenlawn Cemetery. 

Sympathy may be expressed by signing the online register at www.pearsondial.com.

Pearson-Dial Funeral Home of Blackshear was in charge of arrangements.

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