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William Bedford "Billy" Epps, Sr
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Birth: Jun. 10, 1926
Death: Jun. 25, 1980
Clarke County
Georgia, USA

CORRECTIONS: Billy Bedford Epps b. Athens, Ga. JUNE 10, 1926 d. JUNE 25, 1980, Athens, Ga

Athens Banner Herald, Thursday, June 26, 1980
Transcribed by Connie Epps Bond June 20, 2007

DOB: 10 June 1926
DOD: 25 Jun 1980
Burial: Oconee Hill Cemetery, Clarke Co., GA
Married: 11 Nov 1944 Anderson, SC to Nelle Gardner Price

Billy Epps

Dr. Billy B. Epps, 54, 190 Carlton Terrace, owner and president of Epps Pharmacy, died Wednesday, June 25.

A native of Clarke County, he was a son of the late Roy Bedford and Pauline Thompson Epps. He was a graduate of Athens High School and the University of Georgia, where he received a pharmacy degree. A veteran of World War II, serving in the U.S. Navy and the U.S. Army, he was associated with Warren J. Smith Drug Company prior to opening Epps Pharmacy. He was a member of Milledge Avenue Baptist Church, the Athens Pharmaceutical Association and Mount Vernon Lodge No. 22 F&AM.

Graveside services were scheduled for 5 pm today in Oconee Hill Cemetery with the Rev. Wesley D. Stephens officiating.

Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Nelle Price Epps; two sons, Dr. David R. Epps, Beaufort, N. C., and Dr. Billy B Epps, Jr., Houston, Texas; and a sister, Mrs. Selma Pryor, Athens.

Bridges Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

##Notes from Connie Epps Bond, June 23, 2007

Army as a Captain, WWII & Korean War.

Billy Bedford Epps
10 Jun 1926 - 25 Jun 1980
(bur Oconee Hill Cem, Clarke Co., GA)

married 11 Nov 1944 Anderson, SC

Nelle Gardner Price

Great Great Grand Parents:
William Epps (b Dinwiddie, VA) & Sara Alexander Epps
(bur Epps Cem, Epps Bridge Parkway, Clarke Co, GA)

Great Grand Parents:
Thomas North Epps & Cecilia Penelope Jennings Epps
(bur Mars Hill Cem, Oconee Co., GA)

Grand Parents:
Thomas Jefferson Epps and Eugenia Langford Epps
(bur Oconee Hill Cem, Clarke Co., GA)

Roy Bedford Epps & Pauline Thompson Epps
(bur Oconee Hill Cem, Clarke Co., GA)

Selma Frances Epps married Bertram Hartley Pryor

Oconee Hills Cemetery, D36
Epps, Billy Bedford 10 Jun 1926-25 Jun 1980, Capt., U.S. Army, WWII, Korea [VA marker] s/o Pauline (Thompson) & Roy Bedford Epps, D-53; m. 1944 Nelle Gardner Price]

Oconee Hill Cemetery, D53
Thompson, Will 15 Jul 1869-28 Dec 1939

Thompson, Fannie A 20 Sep 1869 28 Feb 1949 Thompson, Dorothea 31 Aug 1898-23 Dec 1962

Epps, Roy Bedford 19 Feb 1897-14 Mar 1931 [s/o Sarah Eugenia Evelyn (Langford) & Thomas Jefferson Epps, D-225]

Epps, Pauline T. 29 Jun 1897 24 Oct 1979 [Pauline Thompson m Roy Bedford Epps] subscription: search June 23, 2007

Georgia Deaths, 1919-98
Name: Billy B Epps Death Date: 25 June 1980 County of Death: Clarke
Gender: M Race: W Age: 54 years County of Residence: Clarke
Certificate 020072

Social Security Death Index
Name: Billy Epps SSN: 259-22-7224 Born: l0 June 1926
Last Benefit: 30606, Athens, Clarke, Georgia, USA Died: June 1980

1930 GA Clarke, (part 4) Athens City, Militia Dist. 216

line 88
297 38 54
Epps, Roy B Head 25 M W 33 [M21]
Epps, Muad P wife-H F W 32 [M20]
Epps, Selma F dau F W 10
Epps, Billy B son M W 4

Family links: 
  Roy Bedford Epps (1897 - 1931)
  Maude Pauline Thompson Epps (1897 - 1979)
  William Bedford Epps (1945 - 2012)*
  Selma Frances Epps Pryor (1920 - 2010)*
  William Bedford Epps (1926 - 1980)
*Calculated relationship
Oconee Hill Cemetery
Clarke County
Georgia, USA
Created by: Connie Epps Bond
Record added: May 26, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 52858697
William Bedford Billy Epps, Sr
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William Bedford Billy Epps, Sr
Added by: Connie Epps Bond
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