Jacqueline Jo Dey passed away on , at her home in Dawsonville, GA, surrounded by her family. She was 74.
She is survived by her husband of 53 years, Jerry Dey of Dawsonville, GA. She is also survived by her four children, Michael Dey and his wife, Karen, of Greenville and Columbia, SC; Mark Dey and his wife, Lisa, of Rock Hill, SC; Michelle Hughes, of Orangeburg, SC; and Susan Koblasz and her husband, Jim, of Cumming, GA. She also is survived by her seven grandchildren, Patrick Dey of Denver, CO; Stacey Dey of West Columbia, SC; Bradley Dey and his wife, Miranda, of Greer, SC; Christopher Hughes of Newberry, SC; Cameron Dey of Rock Hill SC; Erin Koblasz of Cumming, GA; and Katie Koblasz of Cumming, GA. She is further survived by one great grandchild, Linden Dey of Greer, SC. She was preceded in death by her parents, Jack and Mildred Childers, her sister, Gerri Jean Rubino, and her brother, Ricky Keith Childers.
Known to family and friends as Jackie, she was a native of Virgie, KY. She graduated from Roseville High School in Roseville, MI. A professional lab technician, Jackie devoted her career to the care of others, but devoted her life to her family and friends. Jackie cherished family trips to Edisto Beach, SC, and her home state of Kentucky.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the Alzheimer’s Association of Georgia or Good Shepherd Catholic Church, Cumming, GA.
Jackie’s son, Michael Dey, is the Executive Officer of the Home Builders Association of Greenville. On behalf of the HBA members and staff we send our sincerest condolences to Michael and his family.
Update: A memorial service will be held on Thursday, July 23rd at 11am at The Catholic Church of the Good Shepherd in Cumming GA.