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175 VFW Post Rd / PO Box 725
CORNELIA, GA 30531
Phone: 706-778-8668
Fax: 706-776-9257
Ruth Laurel Peterson Lyons

Ruth Laurel Peterson Lyons

Friday, May 8th, 1953 - Friday, March 15th, 2019
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Ruth Laurel Peterson Lyons, age 66 of Clarkesville and formerly of Columbus, Georgia, passed away on Friday, March 15, 2019.
Born on May 08, 1953, in Red Wing, Minnesota, she was a daughter of the late George LeRoy and Hildur Lorraine Nelson Peterson. Mrs. Lyons was a Registered Nurse, being a graduate of Arthur B. Ancker Memorial School of Nursing. She also home schooled her children for a total of 23 years. Since moving from Columbus in 2009, she was Office Manager at Camp Creek Baptist Church in Cornelia, where she was also a member and pastor’s wife.
Survivors include husband, James Everett Lyons of Clarkesville; son, Joshua James Lyons of Milton, Florida; daughters, Sara Joy Dow and Elizabeth Fritz both of Watertown, Wisconsin and Susanna Lyons of San Jose, California; brother, Lowell Peterson of Wisconsin; sisters, Joy Skifstad of Minnesota, Elaine Gehrz of Virginia, Connie Olson and Amy Kelsey both of Minnesota; five grandchildren.
Funeral services are 11 am on Thursday, March 21, 2019, at Camp Creek Baptist Church in Cornelia with Dr. Jeffrey Amsbaugh officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 4-8 pm on Wednesday at the funeral home and also from 9 am until the service hour on Thursday at the church.
An online guest register is available and may be viewed at www.mcgaheegriffinandstewart.com

MCGAHEE-GRIFFIN & STEWART FUNERAL HOME OF CORNELIA, GEORGIA (706/778-8668) IS IN CHARGE OF ARRANGEMENTS.
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  • Visitation

    Wednesday, March 20th, 2019 | 4:00pm - 8:00pm
    When
    Wednesday, March 20th, 2019 4:00pm - 8:00pm
    Location
    McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home
    Address
    175 Vfw Post Road
    CORNELIA, GA 30531
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  • Second Visitation

    Thursday, March 21st, 2019 | 9:00am - 11:00am
    When
    Thursday, March 21st, 2019 9:00am - 11:00am
    Location
    Camp Creek Baptist Church
    Address
    1761 Camp Creek Rd.
    CORNELIA, GA 30531
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  • Service

    Thursday, March 21st, 2019 | 11:00am
    When
    Thursday, March 21st, 2019 11:00am
    Location
    Camp Creek Baptist Church
    Address
    Camp Creek Road
    CORNELIA, GA
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    Officiant
    Dr. Jeffry Amsbaugh
  • Interment

    Location
    Camp Creek Baptist Church Cemetery
    Address
    1761 Camp Creek Road
    CORNELIA, GA 30531
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BJ

betty jones

Posted at 12:01pm
Rest in peace.you are now in the hands of jesus and the angels.you will be truly missed by everyone.
BJ

betty jones

Posted at 12:01pm
Rest in peace.you are now in the hands of jesus and the angels.you will be truly missed by everyone.
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