2012-08-22 / Obituaries

Jean Settles Retired

Jean Pipkin Settles, 83, of Albany died Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2012, at Phoebe North Medical Center.

Mrs. Settles was born in Blakely Aug. 23, 1928, to the late Fred and Eva Pipkin. She grew up on the family farm and graduated from Blakely High School in 1945. She attended Georgia State College for women and retired from Dougherty County Family and Children Service. She was a member of Byne Memorial Church.

She was preceded by her husband, John C. Settles; a daughter, Joy Settles Gay; a brother, John Andrew Pipkin; and a grandson, Kyle Settles.

Survivors include four children, Brenda Geer and husband Steve, Jan Fleming, Carl Settles, all of Albany, and Fred Settles of Kennesaw, Ga.; a sister, Sara King and husband O.H. of Blakely; four grandchildren, Sally Boyd, Forrest Gay, Todd Fleming and Stephen Geer; and a greatgrandchild, Skyler Gay.

Funeral services were Sunday, Aug. 12, 2012, at 2 p.m. at Mathews Funeral Home with Dr. Matthews Nance and Rev. Charles Jones officiating. Interment followed at Colomokee Baptist Church Cemetery in Blakely.

Mathews Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

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