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J.W. Whelchel, 78


Passed Away: 01/18/2008

Mr. J. W. Whelchel, age 78, of Kilough Church Road, Dawsonville, Georgia, passed away Friday, January 18, 2008 at his residence following an extended illness.

Funeral services are scheduled for 2:00 pm Sunday, January 20, 2008 in the Chapel of Memorial Park Funeral Home with burial to follow in Memorial Park Cemetery. The Reverend Joe Gaines will officiate. The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 pm Saturday, January 19, 2008 at the funeral home.

Mr. Whelchel was born in Hall County to the late Lee Whelchel and Nora (Clark) Whelchel. He was retired from Simplex Time Recorder in Atlanta, GA. He was a member of Cornerstone Christian Church in Dawsonville, GA. Mr. Whelchel was preceded in death by his parents; and brothers, Kenneth Whelchel and Lee Whelchel.

Mr. Whelchel is survived by his wife, Catherine Whelchel, Dawsonville; son and daughter-in-law, Jeffrey and Robyn Whelchel, Newnan; grandchildren, Orion Whelchel and Bridgit Whelchel, both of Newnan; brothers, Howard Whelchel, Gainesville; George Whelchel, Cumming; and Charles Whelchel, Gainesville; sisters, Lois Ridley, Dawsonville; Nora Mae Dodd, Gainesville; and Myrtle Marino, Pittsburg, PA; and a host of other family and friends also survive.

Memorial Park Funeral Home of Gainesville, Georgia.
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