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Jeffrey Allen Whitecotton

June 9, 1983 ~ October 22, 2019 (age 36)


Jeffrey Allen Whitecotton, age 36 of Clarkesville passed away on Tuesday, October 22, 2019.

Born in Smyrna, GA on June 9, 1983, Jeff was the son of Brad and Dani Whitecotton.  Jeff was a 2001 graduate of Habersham Central High School and he was a member of Bethlehem Baptist Church.  He had a passion for food and serving others and he put the two together after completing the Culinary Arts Program at North Georgia Technical College. Jeff had worked at many local restaurants and was most recently a Sous Chef at Ingles in Clarkesville.  Jeff was very much a free spirit and he loved camping and the great outdoors.  He loved music and the arts, had a gentle spirit and a heart of gold.  Jeff also enjoyed collecting guns, something he and his dad did together for many years. Jeff is preceded in death by grandparents Bill and Enid Whitecotton, and great grandparents Earl and Mary Lee Moon and Claude and Rella McGregor.

Survivors include his parents Brad and Dani Scoggins Whitecotton of Clarkesville, sister Mary Beth Whitecotton (Cory Scoville) and their daughter Ella Marie Scoville of Savannah, brother Reed Whitecotton of Dunwoody and grandparents Buddy and Edna Scoggins of Clarkesville.

A memorial service will be held at 3:00 PM on Sunday, October 27, 2019 at Hillside Memorial Chapel in Clarkesville.  The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Saturday, October 26th from 4:00 PM until 7:00 PM.

In lieu of flowers the family request that donations be made to the Jeff Whitecotton Scholarship Fund for Mt. Sinai Wellness Center at Southern Bank and Trust in Clarkesville.

Arrangements by Hillside Memorial Chapel and Gardens, Clarkesville. 706-754-6256

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October 26, 2019

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Hillside Memorial Chapel
5495 Highway 197 South
Clarkesville, GA 30523

Memorial Service
October 27, 2019

3:00 PM
Hillside Memorial Chapel
5495 Highway 197 South
Clarkesville, GA 30523

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