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Capt William Douglas Epps

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Capt William Douglas Epps

  • Birth 9 Mar 1929 Clarke County, Georgia, USA
  • Death 2 Aug 1990 Clayton County, Georgia, USA
  • Burial Athens, Clarke County, Georgia, USA
  • Memorial ID 52870647

Athens Banner Herald, Friday, August 3, 1990
Transcribed by Connie Epps Bond June 18, 2007

DOD: August 2, 1990
Burial: Oconee Hill Cemetery, Clarke Co., GA


JONESBORO – William Douglas Epps, 61, died Thursday, Aug. 2.

Mr. Epps was a native of Athens. He was a member of the Exchange Club of Jonesboro, and the Dixie Wing of the Confederate Air Force. He was a retired pilot with Delta Airlines.

Funeral services will be Saturday, Aug.4, at 11 a.m. at Tara Garden Chapel, Jonesboro. The Rev. Wesley Stephens will officiate. Burial will be in Oconee Hills Cemetery at 3:30 p.m.

Survivors include his wife Bee* Wingfield Epps; two daughters, Carolyn Epps Kent, Charlotte, NC., and Susan Epps Ward, Stockbridge; one son, Larry Epps, Riverdale; two sisters, Evelyn Epps Galt, Athens, Virginia Epps Whitaker, Yakima, Wash.; four brothers, Ben Epps Jr, and Pat Epps, both of Atlanta, Charles Epps Topsham, Maine, and George Epps, Huntsville, Ala.; and three granddaughters.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Samaritans Together, 667 South Ave., Forest Park, 3050, in memory of Mr. William Douglas Epps.

Note from Connie Epps Bond, June 18, 2007:
I believe Bee* should be Dee.

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#Notes – Connie Epps Bond: subscription, Connie Epps Bond May 24, 2008

Georgia Deaths, 1919-98
Name: William D Epps
Death Date: August 2, 1990
County of Death: Clayton
Gender: M
Race: W
Age: 61 years
County of Residence: Clayton
Certificate: 030269

1920 Athens, Clarke, Georgia
Bye F Epps 31 I posted a correction to on this name. May 24, 2008
Omid L Epps 25
Evevilin E Epps 5
Benjamin C Epps 3 6/12
Mary V Epps 1 2/12

1930 Militia District 216, Clarke, Georgia
Benj T Epps 41
Omie L Epps 36
Evelyn E Epps 15
Benj T Epps 13
Virginia Epps 11
Harry Epps 9
Charles W Epps 4 8/12
George F Epps 2 11/12
Douglas Epps 1

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  • Created by: Connie Epps Bond
  • Added: 26 May 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 52870647
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Capt William Douglas Epps (9 Mar 1929–2 Aug 1990), Find A Grave Memorial no. 52870647, citing Oconee Hill Cemetery, Athens, Clarke County, Georgia, USA ; Maintained by Connie Epps Bond (contributor 46886977) .