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Mildred ‘Sally’ Cathey Rayner
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Funeral services for Mildred “Sally” Cathey Rayner, 78, of Clarkesville, formerly of Alpharetta, were held at 11 a.m. Thursday, July 18, at Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel, Demorest, with the Rev. Dennis Dills officiating. Burial followed in Yonah Memorial Gardens.

Mrs. Rayner died suddenly on Monday, July 15, 2013, at her residence.

Born Oct. 24, 1934, in Clarkesville, she was the daughter of the late Robert Hershel and Leatha Jones Cathey. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, William Jack Rayner; sisters, Mary Cathey Anderson and Edith Cathey Dark; and brothers, Robert, Marvin and Odell Cathey.

Mrs. Rayner attended Bible Way Baptist Church and was a member of Field of the Woods Baptist Church in Cumming. Sally was a loving and dedicated wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother.

Survivors include her daughter and son-in-law, Cathy and Troy Webb of Cornelia; sons and daughters-in-law, William Jerry and Jean Rayner of Martin, and Robert Keith and Jill Rayner of Gillsville; sisters, Louise Dover of Mt. Airy, and Virginia Carter of Clarkesville; grandchildren and their spouses, Johnathon and Kristi Rayner, Melissa and David Ubriaco, Christopher and Kerri Webb, Curt and Orienda Roach, Jana J. and Brad Owen, and Waylon and Leigh Roach; and 10 great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to Shadow of the Steeple Ministries, P.O. Box 2168, Clarkesville, GA 30523.

Those wishing to express online condolences to the Rayner family may do so by visiting

Arrangements are in the care of Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel, Demorest.

The Northeast Georgian

July 19, 2013