Mrs. Elizabeth “Genelle” Decker Statiras, 96, passed away on Thursday, June 4, 2020 at Pruitt Health of Moultrie.
A private interment will be held at Tift Memorial Gardens at a later date.
Mrs. Statiras was born November 1, 1923 in TyTy to the late Abraham Lincoln Decker and Fannie Byrd Decker. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Gus Peter Statiras who died April, 2004, two sons, Perry Statiras and Glen Statiras, her granddaughter, Michelle Statiras, five sisters and two brothers. Mrs. Statiras was a member of Holy Cross Greek Orthodox Church of Macon. She was a retired nurse from Tift Regional Medical Center after forty years. She was a great cook in the Greek tradition. Genelle was always smiling, laughing and happy.
Mrs. Statiras is survived by two daughters-in-law, Linda Kay Daniel of Athens and Meghan Kay of Dallas; her grandchildren, great grandchildren, several nieces and nephews.
Albritton Funeral Directors is in charge of the arrangements.
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