Published 3:03 pm Tuesday, July 5, 2016

Susan Deborah Battles Phinney

July 2, 2016

Susan Deborah Battles Phinney, 72, of Canton, Ga. passed away Saturday, July 2, 2016 at her residence.

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The funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, July 6, 2016 at Ivey Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Stephen L. Webb officiating. Interment will follow at Oak City Cemetery Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 1 to 1:45 p.m. prior to the funeral service on Wednesday. Online visitors may sign the guest register at Memorial donations may be made to: CurePSP, 30 E. Padonia Road, Suite 201 Timonium, MD 21093.

Susan was born January 12, 1944 in Bainbridge, Ga., the daughter of George Franklin Battles, Jr. and Hazel Lucille Wilson Battles. She was a graduate of Bainbridge High School, Class of 1962, and of Auburn University. She was an educator and administrator for the Alexander Tharpe Fund at Georgia Tech. She was a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution.

Survivors include her husband, Thomas Wesley Cleveland Phinney, Jr. of Canton; her sons, Thomas Wesley Phinney, III and his wife, Jennifer Martin Phinney of Dalton, Ga. and Corbett Battles Phinney and his wife, Kimberly Dushane Phinney of Newnan, Ga.; her sister, Margaret Battles Harrell of Donalsonville, Ga.; her grandchildren, Zachary Tyler Phinney, Emeline Elizabeth Phinney, Bret Alexander Phinney, Katherine Daniel Phinney, Margaret May Phinney, Thomas James Phinney, and Danielle Dushane Mitchell. In addition to her parents, Susan was preceded in death by her brother, George Franklin Battles, III.; and her sister, Catherine Ann Battles Nelson.