In Memory of




Obituary for Catherine B. Manier

Catherine B. Manier, 81, of Dawsonville passed away Monday June 8, 2020 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a period of declining health.
Born August 16, 1938 in Forsyth County to the late Ford and Ellen Holcomb Banister, she had lived in Atlanta, Savannah, and 14 years in Greenville, TN before moving to Dawson County in 1982. Catherine was a graduate of O’Keefe High School in Atlanta and attended Massey Business College. She was formerly employed by Textbook Publishing Company in Atlanta. When she moved to Dawsonville she worked in the family’s business, Banister Funeral Home. Since 1991 she faithfully served as office manager of Bearden Funeral Home and records clerk for the Dawson County Coroner’s Office. She was a member of Dawsonville Baptist Church and was also preceded in death by her brother, Larry Banister.
Surviving are her sister in law, Joyce Banister, Hudson, FL; special nephew, Larry Ford Banister, II, China; her extended family, the staff of Bearden Funeral Home; and other relatives.
Due to the COVID-19 regulations, we will continue to follow the appropriate precautions and social distancing.
Funeral services will be held Thursday June 11, 2020 at 11:00 o’clock at Bearden Funeral Home Chapel. Rev. Kenny Williamson will officiate. Interment will follow in Dawsonville Memorial Gardens.
Visitation will be held Wednesday from 4 until 6 p.m. at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers please make donations to Meals on Wheels, c/o the Dawson County Senior Center, 201 Recreation Road, Dawsonville, GA 30534.
Condolences may be expressed at
Bearden Funeral Home, Dawsonville, GA.