September 28, 1926 – December 18, 2018
Betty Reece Ralston, age 92, of Blue Ridge, passed away Tuesday, December 18, 2018. Mrs. Ralston was born September 28, 1926, in Blue Ridge, GA to the late Frank Welborn Reece and Sarah Ann Ledford Reece. She was a member of Blue Ridge United Methodist Church. Mrs. Ralston started her career in banking with Fannin County Bank and retired from C & S Bank after 36 years of service. Her grandchildren were the highlight of her life. She was preceded in death by husband, Richard Lee Ralston, brothers, Clyde Reece, Horace Reece, and Roy Reece, and sister, Thelma Jo Middleton.
Survivors include a daughter, Crystal Ralston Cooke (Wayne Shields), grandson, Patrick (Tamala) Cooke, granddaughter, Alexis Annmarie Cooke.
Funeral services: Thursday, December 20, 2018, at 11:00 am at the Blue Ridge United Methodist Church with Dr. James Hughes officiating. Music provided by Judy Cheyne. Interment will follow in Chastain Memorial Park.
Pallbearers: Barry Thomas, Bradley Thomas, Max Doss, Phillip Doss, Michael Eaton, and James Fitts. Honorary pallbearers: David Crawford, Harry Doss, Steve Eaton, Larry Hanson, Lloyd McKenzie, Frank Reece, and Larry Thomas.
The family will receive friends at the Henry-Cochran Funeral Home of Blue Ridge, Wednesday evening, December 19, 2018, 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm.
Arrangements entrusted to the Henry-Cochran Funeral Home of Blue Ridge You may send condolences to the family and sign the guest register at www.cochranfuneralhomes.com.