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 Mary Elizabeth “Beth” <I>Talbot</I> Busbee

Mary Elizabeth “Beth” Talbot Busbee

Birth
Ruston, Lincoln Parish, Louisiana, USA
Death 3 Mar 2012 (aged 85)
Norcross, Gwinnett County, Georgia, USA
Burial Norcross, Gwinnett County, Georgia, USA
Memorial ID 86288381 · View Source
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Former Georgia First Lady, Author, Scientist. She was the wife of former Georgia's two-term Govenor George Busbee. Married in 1949 and moved to Albany, Georgia in 1952, she became a driving force in the state promoting volunteerism and healthy lifestyles. As an author some of her works still remains popular as she served as honorary chair of "Save The Fox" campaign, working with the Mothers' March Against Birth Defects, the Lung Association and the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. Voted Georgia's Woman Of The Year, she was a breast cancer survivor of 40 years. The mother of 4 and the grandmother of 13, she remained active in many social and civic organizations.


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  • Created by: Tyler Harris Community Foundation
  • Added: 5 Mar 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 86288381
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Mary Elizabeth “Beth” Talbot Busbee (27 Feb 1927–3 Mar 2012), Find A Grave Memorial no. 86288381, citing Peachtree Memorial Park, Norcross, Gwinnett County, Georgia, USA ; Maintained by Tyler Harris Community Foundation (contributor 47558398) .