Visitation Information:

November 10th, 2018 at 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Memorial Park Funeral Home and Cemetery and Crematory
2030 Memorial Park Road Gainesville, GA 30504

Service Information:

November 10th, 2018 at 11:00 AM
Graveside Service at Memorial Park Cemetery
2030 Memorial Park Road Gainesville, GA

Mrs. JoAnn McNeil Dyer, 87

JoAnn McNeil Dyer, 87, died Wednesday, November 7, 2018 in Gainesville.  Born September 4, 1931 in Benton Arkansas, she was the daughter of the late Lee Romine and Lois Antonia Rye McNeil.  She was a 1949 graduate of Amory High School in Amory Mississippi.  She married Donald Dyer in 1953 and they were married until his death in 2001.  She worked at Bellsouth until her retirement in 1985.  She was of the Baptist faith, having joined the Pearce Chapel Baptist Church at the age of eight.  She was an avid reader and loved knitting, sewing, painting, all desserts, animals, and Country Music.  But most of all, she loved spending time with her grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Survivors include her daughter and son-in-law Lana Nix (Charley) of Gainesville, Ga.; Granddaughter, Ashley Simmons (Scott) of Roswell, Georgia; Granddaughter, Rachel Barry (Bennett) of Mt. Pleasant, S.C.; four precious great-grandchildren, Kate, Callie, Ben, and Charlie; 2 nephews, Neil Hilliard (Tammy); Lee McNeil. 

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, three sisters and two brother’s-in-law; Antonia Lee McNeil, Louise McNeil Stockton (Locke); Juanita McNeil Hilliard (Albert); one Brother and Sister-in-law, Lee Romine McNeil Jr. (Ruby); one nephew, Mike McNeil; one niece Lisa McNeil. 

Services will be 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, November 10th at Memorial Park Cemetery, 2030 Memorial Park Drive, Gainesville.  Visitation will be 10:00 a.m. until service time on Saturday at Memorial Park Funeral Home, 2030 Memorial Park Drive, Gainesville.

The family would like to thank our friends at the Beehive Personal Care Home in Gainesville and at Kindred Hospice in Gainesville for the loving care and support they provided to Mother and to all of us. 

The love and care we have received from our family and wonderful friends is really all we need.  Should you choose to honor Mother further please consider a donation of your time or money to a charity of your choice.   

Online condolences can be made at Memorial Park North Riverside Chapel, 989 Riverside Drive, Gainesville, Georgia 30501. 770-297-6200.

Condolences 1
Howard & Carol Cooper 2018-11-09 16:18:07
Lana, our sincere sympathy to you and your family in the loss of your loved one. Howard & Carol Cooper Talmo, Georgia
All condolences must be reviewed by the staff of Memorial Park Funeral Home before it is published. Any condolence that contains negative comments or serve to promote an agenda will be rejected.