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William G. Churchwell, Jr.

Obituary Date: Saturday, September 24, 2016

William G. “Billy” Churchwell, Jr., age 69, of Cornelia, Georgia, passed away on Saturday, September 24, 2016.

Mr. Churchwell was born on May 6, 1947 in Habersham County, Georgia. He was preceded in death by his parents, William Guy Churchwell, Sr. and Edna Ivie Churchwell. Mr. Churchwell was a United States Army Veteran having served during the Vietnam Conflict.  He was a member of Tugalo Baptist Church, and a member of Toccoa VFW Post #4346. Mr. Churchwell was a retired Postmaster with the United States Postal Service.

Survivors include his loving wife of 30 years, Shirley Norris Churchwell, of Cornelia; daughter, Lynn Churchwell Reeves, of Toccoa; son and daughter-in-law, William Lee and Robin Churchwell, of Cleveland; brother, Bruce Churchwell, of Cornelia; grandchildren, Garrett Churchwell, Christopher Reeves, Thomas Churchwell, Wyatt Churchwell, Dylan Beatty, and Railyn Beatty.

Memorial Services are scheduled for 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, September 27, 2016 at Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel with Rev. Terry Rice officiating and military honors provided by the United States Army, Grant Reeves VFW Post #7720, American Legion Post #84, and the Rabun County DAV Chapter #15.

The family will receive friends from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Monday, September 26, 2016 at the funeral home.

Flowers are accepted or Memorials may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital, P.O. Box 1000, Department 142, Memphis, TN 38148-0142 or The Habersham County Veterans Wall of Honor , P.O. Box 298, Demorest, GA 30535

Arrangements are in care of Whitfield Funeral Home & Crematory, North Chapel, Demorest, Georgia. 706-778-1700

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Funeral Date
09/27/2016 at 11:00AM
Funeral Home
Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel
(706) 778-1700
245 Highway 441 S, P.O. Box 58, Demorest 30535