James Hubert Dyer, 78, of Lula, died Friday, July 25, 2008, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville, following an extended illness.
He was born in White County on July 11, 1930, the son of the late Joe and Clifford Thomas Dyer. He was a mechanic and enjoyed camping. He was a member of Lula Assembly of Praise and attended Alto Congregational Holiness Church. Mr. Dyer was preceded in death by his wife, Thelma Armour Dyer; a son, Tony Lamar Dyer; sisters, Etheline Meadows and Lucille Hooper; and brothers, Hershel Dyer and Charlie Dyer.
Survivors include sons and daughters-in-law, J.R. and Paula Dyer and Dillard and Doris Dyer, all of Lula; daughter and son-in-law, Janice and Walter Hall, Royston; daughter-in-law, Amanda Dyer, Maysville; brother, Dewey Dyer, Ila; eight grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were held Monday, July 28, at Lula Assembly of Praise with the Revs. Lanier Tatum, Tim Beasley, and Pastor Scotty Pool officiating. Burial was in the Living Missions United Methodist Church cemetery.
McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home, Cornelia, was in charge of arrangements.