Mrs. Erveen Lee Searels, age 95 of Bandy Dairy Road, Trion, GA passed away Tuesday, December 27, 2011 in Memorial Health Care System.  Mrs. Searels was born in Subligna, GA on  August 16, 1916.  Mrs. Searels was a member of the Pennville Church of Christ.  She was retired from Riegel Textile Corporation and a member of the Quarter Century Club.

Mrs. Searels was preceded in death by her husband, Horace J. Searels; her father and mother, Homer H. and Jessie Beatrice Pruitt Broome; her son, Harold Wayne Searels; her son-in-law, Frank Bandy; her sisters, Catherine Landers and Hazel Williams; her brothers, Harold Broome and J. L. Broome.

Mrs. Searels is survived by her daughter, Faye Nell Bandy of Trion, GA; and her daughter-in-law, Maxine Searels of Trion, GA; 6 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; 6 great-great grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held Friday, December 30, 2011 at 3:00 p.m. from the Chapel of the Erwin-Petitt Funeral Home with Minister Robbie Eversole and Minister Jim Lewis officiating.  Interment will follow in Greenhills Memory Gardens.

Visitation will be Friday, December 30, 2011 at the Erwin-Petitt Funeral Home where the family will receive friends from 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Pallbearers will be LaDon Bandy, Dennis Bandy, Bill Bandy, Ben Bandy, Randy Searels, and Stacy Searels.

Erwin-Petitt Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.