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 J. Wendell Lancaster

J. Wendell Lancaster

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Death 4 Jan 2007 (aged 84)
Gainesville, Hall County, Georgia, USA
Burial Gainesville, Hall County, Georgia, USA
Memorial ID 17303754 · View Source
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A lifelong resident of Gainesville and founder of J. Wendell Lancaster Jewelry and Music Company in downtown Gainesville, he died Thursday at his home. Over the years he was involved in a number of other retail businesses and real estate developments in Gainesville. He was past president of the Gainesville Downtown Merchants Association. During that time he met with various members of Congress to obtain funding for construction of the Georgia Mountains Center. Mr. Lancaster served in the United States Army during World War II. During his lifetime, Mr. Lancaster served for many years as deacon, Sunday school superintendent, and choir director. He was a member of the Free Chapel Worship Center.

Mr. Lancaster is survived by his wife, Katie Franklin Lancaster; daughter and son-in-law, Winnie and Fred Halter, Gainesville; son and daughter-in-law, Joey and Lynn Lancaster, Gainesville; grandchildren, John and Rachel Lancaster, Nashville; Emily and Brant Barron, Gainesville; Rick Halter, Dalton; Colby and Mary Lynn Kidd, Atlanta; and Tybee Halter, Virginia Beach, VA; and step-children, Rev. Jentezen and Cherise Franklin, Gainesville; Rev. Richie and Rhenea Franklin, Cartersville; Doyle and Kathy Franklin, Gastonia, NC; Larry and Jill Jones, Lawrenceville; Larry and Jennifer Horrell, Wilmington, NC; and 15 step-grandchildren.

Mr. Lancaster was preceded in death by his wife, Mary (Wall) Lancaster.


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  • Created by: Karen Mattson-Yeoman
  • Added: 5 Jan 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 17303754
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for J. Wendell Lancaster (8 Jul 1922–4 Jan 2007), Find A Grave Memorial no. 17303754, citing Memorial Park Cemetery and Columbarium, Gainesville, Hall County, Georgia, USA ; Maintained by Karen Mattson-Yeoman (contributor 46783224) .