GREENEVILLE – Georgia Lou Rector, 91 years old, of Barkley Road, Greeneville, died at her home on Monday, June 28, 2021.

She was a housewife and a member of the Pyburn Freewill Baptist Church.

Georgia leaves her 66-year-old husband James H. “Polk” principal; three children, Linda (Mike) Gragg, Dwayne (Mary) Principal, and Gary (Linda) Principal; Grandson, Amber (Jessee) Rector, Deana (Eric) Cutshall, Andrew Gragg, James (Kesha) Rector, Dustin Rector, Geordyn (Dakota) Williams, Katelynn Rector, Austin Rector and Brandon Hall; nine great-grandchildren; Sisters Blanche Huckaby, Cheryl (Harry) Middleton, and Debra (Bobby) Scott; a brother: Daryl (Sherrie) Middleton; numerous nieces and nephews; Sister-in-law, Bonnie Shipley and Angel Eads; and a special friend, Ila Dykes.

She was preceded in death by a small son; Parents, Guy and Minnie Middleton; Stepmother, Opal Miracle; Brothers: John D. Middleton, William A. Middleton, Guy C. “Buck” Middleton, Carl S. Middleton, and Donald R. Middleton; Sisters: Erma Burke, Glenna Cosley, and Dolores Parker; Father-in-law and mother-in-law: Warnie and Naomi Rector.

The family will meet friends at Pyburn Free Will Baptist Church on Horton Highway on Wednesday from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. The service will follow at 7 p.m. in the church with Pastor Jonathan Jones.

The funeral will take place on Thursday at 11 a.m. in the Pine Grove Free Will Baptist Cemetery on Horton Highway.

Pallbearers are Randy Burke, Jeff Burke, Greg Cates, Randy Byington, Jason Crawford, and Dale Painter.

Family and friends are asked to meet at Pyburn Free Will Baptist Church at 10:30 am for a procession to the cemetery.

The family would like to express special thanks to their carers: Kathy Crawford, Barbara Burton, Linda Neal, Theresa McMahan, Jessica Jones and the staff at Amedisys Home Health and Hospice.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to Pyburn Free Will Baptist Church, 14041 Horton Highway, Greeneville, Tennessee 37745.

Kiser-Rose Hill Funeral Home takes care of the arrangements.

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