Gerald Michael Dean

ALBANY -- Gerald Michael (Mike) Dean, 57, of Lee County, GA, died July 16, 2013 at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital. Graveside funeral services will be held Friday at 11:00 AM at Floral Memory Gardens Cemetery. Rev. Dick Gill will officiate.

A native of Dawson, GA, born to the late Gerald Wallace Dean and Verlene Hobbs Dean, Mike had resided in Terrell County before moving to Lee County, GA ten years ago. He was formerly with Skinner's Furniture.

Survivors include his wife, Retha R. Dean of Lee County, GA, a daughter and her husband, Jessica and Clay Gravitt of Ashburn, GA, a brother and his wife, Tommy and Donna Dean, a sister and her husband, Pam and Roy Hughes all of Lee County, GA and two grandchildren, Jacob Gravitt and Dylan Gravitt both of Ashburn, GA.

The family will receive friends from 6:00 PM until 8:00 PM Thursday at Mathews Funeral Home.

The family is at the residence of Brad and Bobbie Jo Dean, 426 Armena Rd., Leesburg, GA, 31763.

To sign our online registry or to send condolences to the family, you may visit Mathews' website at www.mathewsfuneralhome.com.

Mathews Funeral Home

Albany 229/435-5657