Beene, Dora Elizabeth (Trion)

Friday, March 15, 2019

Dora Elizabeth Beene, age 95, of Williams Cemetery Road, Trion, Georgia, passed away Wednesday afternoon, March 13, 2019, at her residence.  

She was born in Trenton, Ga. on Feb. 27, 1924, a daughter of the late Eugene and Nellie Posey Usry.  Mrs. Beene was Baptist by faith, was retired from the Preparation Department of Riegel Textile Corporation.

She was preceded in death by husband, Cecil Porter Beene; and sons, Farrell Porter Beene and Felix LaBron Beene.

Surviving are sons, Leroy Beene, Ronnie (Pam) Beene; sisters, Margaret Smith, Waynal Saylors; brother, Carroll Usry; grandchildren, Sherry Beene, Ronnie Beene, Jr., Ciera Beene, Devin Beene, Nevaeh Shiflett, Heaven Shiflett, Michelle Tapp, Kim Rutledge, Roxanne Lee, Heaher Spraggins, Robert Beene, Artie Beene, Lynn Blackwell, Lisa Beene, and Donald Hammonds; and several great-grandchildren, nieces, and nephews also survive.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, March 16, at 2 p.m. from the J. D. Hill Memorial Chapel of Earle Rainwater Funeral Home with Rev. Ricky Biddle officiating, interment in Beene Cemetery.  Active pallbearers will be Devin Beene, Ciera Beene, Scott Wish, James Hewett, Michael Tapp, and Austin Tapp. 

The family will receive friends at the funeral home Saturday, March 16, from 12-2 p.m.

Earle Rainwater Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.


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