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William Loyd "Bill" Jarrard

August 5, 1940 ~ September 28, 2023 (age 83) 83 Years Old
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William Loyd "Bill" Jarrard Obituary

William Loyd "Bill" Jarrard, age 83 of Clarkesville, Georgia, left this world and opened his eyes in Heaven onThursday, September 28, 2023.

Born in Toccoa, Georgia on August 05, 1940, he was a son of the late Rev. James Loyd & Alice Sue Harris Jarrard. Bill was a graduate of North Habersham High School, Class of 1959. He worked in the grocery industry for many years at various stores including Colonial Stores, Big Star, Ramsey's, and was the owner/operator of Appletown Foods for many years. Bill loved his family and serving the Lord. During his life he was often found singing and praising Jesus during his 40 years of ministry of serving as Choir Director, Deacon, Sunday School teacher, and other positions serving the Lord. Bill was of the Baptist faith.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his daughter, Tina Barrett, his siblings, Joann Bowen, Phillip Jarrard, & Rebecca "Becky" Phillips.

Survivors include his loving wife of 61 years, Mary Frances Hood Jarrard; sons & daughters-in-law, Tracy & Tammy Jarrard, Chad & Cindy Jarrard; daughter & son-in-law, Angela & Sho Kondo; son-in-law, Jerry Barrett; 13 grandchildren; 5 great-grandchildren; sister & brother-in-law, Teresa "Teri" & DeWitt Todd; as well as numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives, & friends.

Funeral services are scheduled for 2:30 p.m. Sunday, October 01, 2023 at Hillside Memorial Chapel with Rev. Chris York officiating. Interment will follow in the Victory Baptist Church Cemetery.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 1:30 p.m. until the service hour on Sunday, October 01, 2023.

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Arrangements are in the care & professional direction of Hillside Memorial Chapel & Gardens of Clarkesville, Georgia. (706) 754-6256

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October 1, 2023

1:30 PM to 2:30 PM
Hillside Memorial Chapel
5495 Highway 197 South
Clarkesville, GA 30523

Funeral Service
October 1, 2023

2:30 PM
Hillside Memorial Chapel, Habersham Cemetery

Interment following service
October 1, 2023

Victory Baptist Church Cemetery, Clarkesville


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