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Joe Earl Dean

Obituary Date: Monday, September 14, 2020


Mr. Joe Earl Dean, age 50 of Cleveland, Georgia passed away Monday September 14, 2020 from injuries obtained in a motorcycle accident.

A son of Sarah Whitmire Wright and the late Carl G. Dean, he was born October 2, 1969 in Fulton County, Georgia having lived most of his life in Stephens County. He was employed with Scrap Masters Inc. in Toccoa, attended Generation Church in Cleveland and was of the Baptist faith. He was preceded in death by his father, Carl G. Dean and by his step-father Kenneth Wright.

Survivors include his mother, Sarah Whitmire Wright of Toccoa; daughter and fiancé`, Anna Dean and Nick Thomas of Toccoa; mother of his daughter, Melisa Dean of Martin; grandson, Landon Payne; sisters and brother-in-law, Carla and Danny Garner of Cleveland, Delaine Dean Wright and Ashley Wright both of Toccoa; special niece, Casey Garner, Beth Hill, Kaylee Hill, the late Dustin Hill and Oaklee Jordan.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, September 19, 2020 at 2 P.M. in the Hillcrest Chapel of the Acree-Davis Funeral Home with Mr. Jon Lawson and the Reverend Brandon Crunkleton officiating. The following gentlemen will serve as pallbearers Freddie Caudell, Jeff Stewart, Jonathan Stewart, Matthew Graham, Jon Lawson, Nathan Westmoreland, Marty Bolmon and Carl Oliver. Edward Ivester will serve as an honorary pallbearer.

The family will receive friends at the Acree-Davis Funeral Home on Friday from 2 P.M. until 4 P.M. and from 6 P.M. until 8 P.M. Due to the health of the community social distancing must be observed. Online condolences can be made by visiting our website    

Interment will follow in Stephens Memorial Gardens with the Reverend David Stancil and Reverend Darryl Lovell officiating.

Acree-Davis Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements for Mr. Joe Earl Dean.

Funeral Date
09/19/2020 at 2:00PM
Funeral Home
Acree-Davis Funeral Home
90 S. Pond St., P.O. Box 130, Toccoa 30577