Mrs. Doris Louise Greene Pettyjohn, age 81, of Walker Street, Trion, GA, passed away Thursday, February 12, 2009, at Oakview Nursing & Rehab Center.  Mrs. Pettyjohn was born in Chattooga County, GA on December 12, 1927.  She was retired from Best Manufacturing and was a member of Trion United Methodist Church and a member of Summerville Chapter #434 Order of the Eastern Star.

Mrs. Pettyjohn was preceded in death by her parents, James Claude Greene and Celia Ellie Keasler Greene; brother, Ray H. Greene and a nephew, Ray H. Greene, Jr.

Survivors include her husband, Thomas S. Pettyjohn of Trion, GA; daughter and son-in-law, Rhonda and John Sterner of Summerville, GA; grandson, Mason David Sterner of Summerville; sister-in-law, Linda J. Greene of Summerville; a niece and her husband, Celia and Craig Holt of Summerville; great-nephew, Jared Holt of Summerville; great-niece and her husband, Bethany and Brooklyn Stiefel of Rosedale, GA; several other nieces and nephews and a life-long friend, Joye Palmer, also survive.

Funeral services will be conducted Sunday, February 15, 2009, at 4:00pm, from the Erwin-Petitt Funeral Home Chapel, with Rev. Art Graves and Rev. Rob Pierce officiating.  Internment will follow in West Hill Cemetery.

Mrs. Pettyjohn will lie-in-state Sunday, February 15, at the Erwin-Petitt Funeral Home where the family will receive friends for 2:00 to 4:00pm.

Pallbearers will be Craig Holt, Jared Holt, Butch Camp, Don Wilson, Reuben Kennemore and Robbie Hamby.  Honorary pallbearers will be the Christian Fellowship Sunday School Class of Trion United Methodist Church, Staff and F Hall of Oakview Nursing Home, Dr. Bruce Lee and Betty Nalley.

At other hours the family will be at the residence of the daughter, Rhonda Sterner, Greeson Street, Summerville.

Erwin-Petitt Funeral Home is in charge of funeral arrangements for Mrs. Doris Louise Greene Pettyjohn, who passed away Thursday.