Maude Elizabeth Beatty, 92, of Gainesville, died Saturday, July 12, 2008, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center, following an extended illness.
She was a native of Hall County, born on October 24, 1915, the daughter of the late James R. and Inda Eliott Smith. She was a member of Morningside Baptist Church for most of her life, and was retired from Dr. Samuel Poole’s office in the Northeast Georgia Diagnostic Clinic after 10 years of service. She also worked 30 years as a nurse’s aide at the Downey Hospital, Hall County Hospital, and Northeast Georgia Medical Center Hospital. Mrs. Beatty was preceded in death by her husband of 55 years, Homer R. Beatty; a son, Jewell Dean Beatty; five brothers; one sister; and two grandchildren.
Survivors include sons and daughters-in-law, Jack Smith and Liz Beatty, Pendergrass, James Morgan “Jimmy” and Mary Joe Beatty, Cleveland; 14 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; six great-great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives and loving friends.
Funeral services will be held Tuesday, July 15, at 11 a.m., in the chapel of Little-Ward Davenport Funeral Home with the Revs. Steve Merck and William Gee officiating. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery. The family will receive friends Monday, July 14, from 6 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home.
Little Davenport Funeral Home, Gainesville, is in charge of arrangements.