Harrell, Walter Lovett (LaFayette)

Thursday, May 23, 2019
Walter Lovett Harrell, 82, of LaFayette, and formerly of Eastman, Ga., passed away on Wednesday, May 22, 2019. He had lived in the North Georgia area for the last 37 years, and was a member of Linwood Baptist Church. He was an Army veteran, and retired from Kelly Cadillac, Saab and Subaru as a mechanic in 1996. Walter enjoyed singing, playing pool, square dancing and reading military history. 

He was preceded in death by his parents, Walter Carlyle and Jerry Lee Rogers Harrell; wife, Marlyn Ann Sprayberry Harrell; sister, Addie Lee Burnham; and brothers, Billy Wayne Harrell and Jerry Dean Harrell.

Survivors include his children, Orena Lee (Jerry) Floyd, Deanna Jeannine (Jonathan) Campbell, George Walter Harrell and Jon Michael (Jennifer) Harrell; step-children, Melissa Stowe and Jeff Duncan; 13 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; and nieces and nephews. 

The family will receive friends from 1-3 p.m. on Saturday. Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday, May 25 in the LaFayette Chapel, with Pastor John Alverson officiating. Burial will follow in the LaFayette Memory Gardens. 

Online guest book at www.wilsonfuneralhome.com. 

Arrangements by Wilson & Sons Funeral Homes – LaFayette.

Zamora, Maria (Dalton)

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Crockett, Van (Rocky Face)

Van Crockett, 61, of Rocky Face, passed away on Monday, July 13, 2020. He was preceded in death by his father, David Crockett Sr. Van is survived by his mother, Elizabeth Crockett; brother, David Crockett Jr. (Janet); sister, Jerre Leonard (Mike); nephew, David Crockett III (Kristal); nieces, Stella and Emelia Crockett. (click for more)

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