Mrs. Betty Perdue Harvey, age 90, of the West Village Retirement Community and formerly of 201 Magnolia Avenue, died Monday night, June 18, 2012 at the Riverside Nursing Center in Thomaston. Funeral Services are scheduled for 11 a.m. Thursday, June 21, 2012 in the First Baptist Church with Rev. Bill Barber and Dr. Ed Cliburn officiating. Interment will follow in Glenwood Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 5-7 p.m. Wednesday evening, June 20, 2012 at Pasley-Fletcher Funeral Home.
Mrs. Harvey was born in Brunswick, Georgia but moved to Thomaston at an early age. She was preceded in death by her mother and father, Mattie Lou Black and Olin Seay Perdue. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Wilburn Paul “Pete” Harvey.
A member of the Daughters of the American Revolution for over 30 years, Mrs. Harvey served as the DAR’s School Chairman, Secretary and the Cemetery Committee.
Mrs. Harvey was also a member of the Upson Regional Medical Center Auxiliary. She was also the Robert E. Lee Institute Class of 1939 Salutatorian.
As a member of First Baptist Church, Mrs. Harvey served as director of the seven-year-old Sunday School Department for 20 years. She also served as President of the Woman’s Missionary Union and as the Director of the Cradle Roll Ministry for 20 years. Mrs. Harvey also volunteered with First Baptist’s House of Care Ministry and the American Red Cross’s Blood Mobile.
She is survived by: her daughter and son-in law, Mrs. Martha H. (Tommy) Adams of Thomaston,
Georgia; her son and daughter-in-law, Rev. Hubert (Marsha) Harvey of Huntington, West Virginia; grandchildren, Mrs. Lisa (Joe) Lombardo of Cincinnati, Ohio, Mrs. Susan (Jay) Porter of Huntington, West Virginia and Mr. Douglas Harvey, also of Huntington, West Virginia.
Pasley-Fletcher Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.