Betty Joan McDaniel

September 5, 1931May 25, 2013

Betty Joan McDaniel, 81, passed away peacefully on Saturday, May 25, 2013. A celebration of her life will be held on Tuesday, May 28, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. in the chapel of Macon Memorial Park Funeral Home. Burial will be in Macon Memorial Park Cemetery with Dr. Mark Hudgins officiating. The family will meet friends from 1:00 p.m. to service time at the funeral home. Flowers are accepted or donations may be made to Ingleside Baptist Church, 834 Wimbish Road, Macon GA 31204.

Mrs. McDaniel was born in Macon, Georgia to the late James and Trevie Nail McClanahan. She was preceded in death by her husband; Gary E. McDaniel, Sr. She was a graduate of Miller High School and was an active member of Ingleside Baptist Church and the Fedelis Sunday School Class. In addition to raising five children, she also assisted her husband for many years in his Allstate Insurance Office. She was a devoted and loving wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother and sister.

Her memory will be cherished by her children, family and friends. She is survived by her children, Vickie Lynn (Lonnie) Lavender of Jeffersonville, Darrell (Denise) McDaniel of Macon, Deborah M. (Tommy) Holmes of Macon, Donald T. (Ann) McDaniel of Macon, Gary E. (Jackie) McDaniel, Jr. of Jeffersonville, six grandchildren, nine great grandchildren, sister, Bebe Osteen of Atlanta and brother, Billie McClanahan of Atlanta and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

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Macon Memorial Park Funeral Home and Cemetery has charge of the arrangements.


  • Celebration of Life Tuesday, May 28, 2013
  • Visitation Tuesday, May 28, 2013

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Rose & Wolter Jones

June 1, 2013

Don, your mom was so sweet, she talked about her kids everytime Nina & I visited with her, she had pictures all around her room. She certainly loved her children. We will all miss her, but she is in God's care now, what could be better. With love & Prayers Rose & Wolter

Billy and Marilyn Gay

May 31, 2013

Vickie, your church family at Gordon First Baptaist are praying for you and your family at this time in your life.

Pat Lee

May 30, 2013

Debbie: We are so sorry to hear of your loss. If there is anything we can do please call. Our thoughts and prayers! Luv Pat and Maggie Lee

Lemmie Knight

May 29, 2013

Vickie, So sorry to hear about your mother. She was a beautiful and sweet lady. You and your family are in my prayers.

Lena & Randy Jordan

May 29, 2013

Betty was such a joy to be around. We had the honor of meeting Betty when we were the managers at Pinegate and truely adored her. May God bless you and the family.

Lena & Randy Jordan

Donna Laurens

May 28, 2013

Debbie, Tommy and Family,
So sorry to hear of your mother's passing. We will keep all of you in our thoughts and prayers.

Donnie and Donna

May 28, 2013

Don, Ann and Family,
We are keeping you in our thoughts and prayers. Hope to see you soon. HUGS! Claudia & Gene Strouss

Lynn Aultman

May 28, 2013

Don and Darrell

I was so sorry to hear about your Mother. You and your families are in my thoughts and prayers.

Jeff and Cindy Dodd

May 28, 2013

You are in our thoughts and prayers during this time. God Bless.

Linda Queen

May 28, 2013

Don and family.............Robert and I are so sorry for your loss. You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers at this sad time. I know how much your mother meant to you and your whole family.