Martha "Billie" Ivester Dockery, age 77, died Thursday, April 9, 2020 at her residence in Pooler, GA, under the care of GHC hospice. She had suffered for several years with Alzheimer's Disease. She retired from Memorial Health University Medical Center in 2012, where she worked as a registered nurse. She attended the University of South Carolina in the 1990's where she earned an Associate's degree in nursing after working many years as an LPN. At this time, she was inducted into the Sigma Theta Tau, the Honor Society of Nursing.
She was born November 21, 1942 to the late Gladys and Vincent Ivester, with whom she resided in Canton, NC, until her marriage to Mike Dockery on August 10, 1969. She is survived by Mike, her husband of 50 years, and her beloved dog Bella. She is also survived by her daughter Ginger Beasley, son-in-law Jarrad, and six grandchildren: Jackson, Megan, Susanna, Joseph, Gabriel, and Hayley. She also leaves behind cousins and other extended family in NC.
She will be cremated, then interred with her parents at Bonaventure Cemetery in Canton, NC, at a later date.
My prayers are with you Mike!
- William Clayton Mckinney, Swansboro, NC
So sorry but have precious memories of Billie. Glad Mike chose her to be my sister in law..
- Joyce Mckinney, Bakersville, NC
Ginger, we are so sorry to hear of your mother's passing. We will pray for the repose of her soul and for you and your family.
- Becky Murphy and family, Savannah, GA
We are so sorry for your loss!! The family is in our prayers! Eternal rest grant unto her O Lord, and let perpetual light shine upon her.
- Wells-Swann , Savannah , Georgia
Dear Beasley Family, We are so sorry for your loss. We are praying for you all. Going through this loss at this time must be extremely hard. It’s a hard road to travel but you are not alone. May God hold you in the palm of his hand and comfort you during this heartbreaking journey.
- The Votava’s, Richmond Hill , Ga
Ginger, So sorry to hear this sad news. You and all of your family will be in my prayers. May your Mother Rest In Peace.
- Linda Sanchez, Savannah, Ga.
Dear Ginger, Jarard, kids and family. We are so sorry and are praying for you during this time. We wish we could be there! God Bless You. In Christ Love, The Stongs
- The Stong Family, Lander, WY
Ginger-I'm so sorry for your loss. I can see her eyes in your children. We will pray for you and her.
- Caughrans, Savannah, Ga
Dear Ginger & Mr. Dockery, we are so sorry for your loss. While we never got the opportunity to meet her, we can only imagine the type of person she was to have raised such an amazing daughter. May God grant her eternal rest and your family comfort and peace. You all will be in our prayers. God bless and keep you.
- Hall(chris, thabo, Vivienne, Dalia, Reuben, Xavier, Toussaint), Savannah , Ga
Mike I have never met you, but I have seen Ginger, Jared and Jackson many times when I worked with Billie on weekends at night. I know she was a wonderful and loving person and is at peace. Your family is in my prayers Bettie Jones, RN
- Bettie Lee Jones, Savannah, GA
Services under the direction of:
Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors, Hodgson Chapel
- A private burial will be held