Mr. Bobby Joe Dooley, age 78, of Lyerly, GA died Wednesday, July 29, 2009 at his residence.

Mr. Dooley was born May 31, 1931 in Summerville, GA, the son of the late Edna Dooley Reynolds.

He attended Trinity Baptist Church. Mr. Dooley was a veteran of the United State Army, having served in the Korean War. He was a member of the V. F. W. Post 6688 and the Lyerly Masonic Lodge #338.

Mr. Dooley is survived by his wife, Jewell Chitwood Dooley, to whom he was married on December 4, 1954. Other survivors include his daughter and son-in-law, Judy and Virgil Lee Hartline, Summerville, GA; grandchildren, JoAnna Hartline and Judson Hartline; step- grandchildren, Donna Hampton, Candy Fulmer, and Randy Hartline; sister, Sue Pemberton; and brothers, David Reynolds, and J. D. Reynolds, both of Rhinehart, AL.

Funeral services will be held at 4:30 p. m. Friday, July 31, 2009 at Mason Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Tom Russell and Rev. Frank McCrickard officiating. Burial will follow in Lyerly Cemetery with graveside masonic rites by Lyerly Masonic Lodge #338.

Active pallbearers will be Tommy Dooley, Rusty Dooley, Joe Reed, John Jones, Carl Dooley, JR. and Jacob Woodard. Honorary pallbearers will be all Employees of the Chattooga County Public Works.

Mr. Dooley will be in state at Mason Funeral Home and the family will receive friends from 6:00 until 8:00 p. m. Thursday, July 30, 2009.