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Betty Jean Quinn

June 13, 1935 ~ March 16, 2020 (age 84)



Betty Jean Quinn, age 84, of Baxley, died Monday, March 16, 2020 at her residence.

Mrs. Quinn was born June 13, 1935 in Appling County to the late Alphonso Burke and the late Lessie Orvin Burke.  She was a member of First Baptist Church and was a retired bank teller at Suntrust Bank.

In addition to her parents, Mrs. Quinn was preceded in death by her husband, Colin Guyton Quinn, a grandson, David Beckworth, sons in law, Carl Greenway and Raymond Thompson, sister, Sarah Varnadore and a brother, Paul “Buck” Burke.

Survivors include her daughters & sons in law, Tammy & Tim Page of Baxley, Teresa & Randy Herndon of Surrency, Terry Thompson of Baxley and Trudy & Brant Smith of Dunwoody; sisters & brothers in law, Rhoda Warren of Baxley and Linda & Bill Inman of Fernandina, FL, brothers & sisters in law, David & Mary Burke of Baxley, Jimmy “Red” & Francis Burke of Fitzgerald and Dwain & Carolyn Hutto of Baxley; brother in law, Carlton Varnadore of Baxley.  Seven grandchildren, twelve great-grandchildren and a host of nieces and nephews also survive. 

Funeral Services will be held Wednesday, March 18, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. at First Baptist Church with Rev. Rick Brown, Rev. James Lightsey and Rev. Joe Ferguson officiating. Mrs. Quinn will lie in state one hour prior to the service at the church.

Interment will follow in Zoar Cemetery.

Active Pallbearers will be Michael Page, Drew Herndon, Jason Aycock, Haden Beckworth, Turner Beckworth and Michael Delaney.

Honorary Pallbearers will be all friends and family in attendance.

Visitation will be Tuesday evening from 6:00 until 8:00 pm at Swain Funeral Home.

Remembrances may be made to Hospice of Southeast Georgia or Breast Cancer Awareness.

Arrangements are under the direction of Swain Funeral Home.

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March 17, 2020

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Chapel of Swain Funeral Home
1632 Hatch Parkway North
Baxley, GA 31513

Funeral Service
March 18, 2020

2:00 PM
First Baptist Church
15 N. Main St.
Baxley, GA 31513

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