Betty Jean Denton Zimmerman Whisnant

Augusta, GA – Betty Jean Denton Zimmerman Whisnant, 84, wife of Thomas Clifford Whisnant, entered into rest Wednesday, December 14, 2016, at her residence.

Funeral services will be held Sunday, December 18, 2016, at 3:00 PM from the chapel of Chance & Hydrick Funeral Directors with Pastor David Jones officiating.

Interment will follow in Hillcrest Memorial Park.

Mrs. Whisnant, daughter of the late David A. and Carolyn Rabun Denton, lived her entire life in Richmond County. She retired from J.B. White after 15 years and was a member of Warren Baptist Church. She loved to travel, mostly by back roads, and was an avid gardener, spending much of her time in her flower garden. She was a great cook for her family especially at the holidays.

She was preceeded in death by her grandsons, Andrew Zimmerman, and Bobby Zimmerman; and by her stepdaughters, Drenda “Bunny” Smith, and Dannette K. Nix.

In addition to her dedicated husband, she is survived by her sons, Robert H. Zimmerman, Jr (Patti), Steven Zimmerman (Tina), and Craig Zimmerman (Linda); her daughter, Susan K. Dover (Richard); her grandchildren, Ingrid Boone, Anne O. Phillips, Joy E. Zimmerman, Stuart K. Dover, and Evan S. Dover; her step children, Clifford T. Whisnant (Evelyn), Christine Greene, and Annette F. Hand (Rick); and one great grandchild.

The family will receive friends Sunday, December 18, 2016, from 2:00 PM until the hour of service at the funeral home.

Chance & Hydrick Funeral Directors, 2502 Richmond Hill Road, Augusta, GA, 30906.

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