Susie Dacus Altman

Published 6:17 pm Wednesday, July 21, 2010

Susie Dacus Altman, 66, of Greensboro, Ga., died on July 19,2010, following a five-month struggle with her health. Mrs. Altmanwas born in Seminole, Okla., on Feb. 27, 1944, to the late DoyanDacus and Wanda Parker Dacus Turbeville.

She attended St. Petersburg Junior College. She was married to herhigh school sweetheart, Ramsey Altman Jr., on June 2, 1966. Mrs.Altman was a certified dental assistant and worked for over 40years in the dental field. The Altmans moved to Greensboro fromMarietta, Ga., in 2002. Though she attended church locally, herchurch membership remained at Second Ponce de Leon Baptist Churchin Atlanta. Mrs. Altman loved her family and friends. Her true joycame particularly from time spent with her granddaughter, Adyson.She had recently returned from a family vacation to Disney Worldwith her.

Mrs. Altman is survived by her husband, Ramsey Altman; their twodaughters, Ashley Altman and fiancé, Patrick O’Neill, and Alyson A.Griggs and husband, John. Also surviving is one granddaughter,Adyson Griggs, as well as Mrs. Altman’s mother, Wanda DacusTurbeville.

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Susie often thought of family and friends and even strangers beforeherself. Her faith in God, spiritual strength, determination andcommitment to others is the hallmark of her life.

The family will receive friends on Thursday from 7 until 9 p.m. atA.E. Carter Funeral Home in Madison, Ga. The funeral service willbe held on Friday at 11 a.m. at the Madison First United MethodistChurch. Interment will follow at the nearby Madison MemorialPark.

Memorials may be made to the Ferst Foundation for ChildhoodLiteracy, P.O. Box 1327, Madison, Ga., 30650.

A.E. Carter Funeral Home in Madison, Ga., has care ofarrangements.