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Capt James Harry Epps
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Birth: Aug. 18, 1920
Clarke County
Georgia, USA
Death: May 15, 1979
District Of Columbia, USA

Athens Banner Herald, Thursday, May 17, 1979
Transcribed by Connie Epps Bond (CEB) June 18, 2007

DOD: 15 May, 1979
Burial: Oconee Hill Cemetery, Clarke Co., GA


James Harry Epps, 58, 6207 Joyce Drive, S, E., Washington, D.C., died Tuesday.

A native of Athens, had had live in Washington, DC for the past 20 years. He was a son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Ben T. Epps and was a graduate of the University of Maryland. He served in the U. S. Navy Reserve for 15 years and retired as a captain. He was presently employed at the Navy Bureau of Weapons in Washington,DC with more than 20 years service.

Graveside services will be Saturday at 2 p.m. in Oconee Hill Cemetery with the Rev. Wesley Stephens officiating.

Survivors include his wife, Mrs. James Harry (Par Mary Gerke) Epps; a daughter Mrs. Dale Young, Atlanta; a son James Harry Epps, Jr., Washington,DC; two sisters, Mrs. William R. Galt, Athens, and Mrs. H. W. Whitaker, Yacama, Wash.; five brothers, Ben T Epps, Atlanta, William Douglas Epps, Jonesboro, Ernest Patrick Epps, Atlanta, George F Epps, Huntsville, Ala., and Charles W Epps, Brunswick, Maine; six step children; and eight grandchildren.

The family will be at the residence of Mr. and Mrs. William R Galt, 825 Hill St., after noon Friday.

Bernstein Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

##Note from CEB:
social security deaths,
Name: James Epps
SSN: 254-18-8124
Born: 18 Aug 1920
Died: May 1979
State (Year) SSN issued: Georgia (Before 1951)

Benjamin Thomas Epps and Omie Williams Epps
(buried Oconee Hill Cem, Clarke Co., GA)

Grand Parents:
Thomas Jefferson Epps and Eva Langford Epps
(buried Oconee Hill Cemetery, Clarke Co., GA)

Great Grand Parents:
Thomas North Epps and Cecilia Penelope Jennings Epps
(buried Mars Hill Baptist Church Cem, Oconee Co., GA)

Great Great Grand Parents
William and Sarah Alexander Epps
(buried Epps Cem, Clarke Co., GA.
Family links: 
  Ben T. Epps (1888 - 1937)
  Omie Williams Epps (1894 - 1965)
  Patricia M. Epps (1924 - 2011)
  Evelyn Epps Galt (1914 - 2000)*
  Benjamin Thomas Epps (1916 - 2001)*
  James Harry Epps (1920 - 1979)
  William Douglas Epps (1929 - 1990)*
  John Edward Epps (1931 - 1932)*
*Calculated relationship
Oconee Hill Cemetery
Clarke County
Georgia, USA
Created by: Connie Epps Bond
Record added: May 26, 2010
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Capt James Harry Epps
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Capt James Harry Epps
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Captain USN James Harry Epps
- Jonathan Robert De Mallie, Historian
 Added: May. 7, 2015

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