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    Karen Epps Harris

    Visitation for Mrs. Karen Epps Harris (formerly Burgher) will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, August 18, 2015 at Disciple Hall at First United Methodist Church of Jackson. A private memorial service will be held at a later date.

    Mrs. Harris died Friday, August 14, 2015 at her home.

    She was born in Gadsden, AL, the daughter of the late William Epps and the late Retha Fitzpatrick Epps. She was married to Dr. David Harris on March 7, 1998. Mrs. Harris was a registered nurse at Jackson-Madison County General Hospital and attended First United Methodist Church. She played Bunco each month with very best friends beginning approximately thirty years ago.

    Other than her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, David Epps.

    Surviving are her husband, Dr. David Harris of Jackson; her step-son, Craig Harris of Cincinnati, OH; her step-daughter, Carley Harris of Portsmouth, OH; her brother, Thomas Epps of Atlanta, GA; her sister, Chris Wheeler of Locust Fork, Alabama; her aunt, Janice Myers of Locust Fork, AL; her nieces, Sarah Powell and Leanna Jones both of Florida and her nephew, William Epps of Atlanta, GA.

    Karen Epps Harris  August 23, 1956- August 14, 2015

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    Houstin Levi Gossett
    August 19th, 1992 – November 6th, 2010
    Mr. Houstin Levi Gossett, age 18, of 419 F Street, Thomaston, died Saturday, November 6th. Funeral services will be held Tuesday, November 9th at 4:00 PM, in the Pasley-Fletcher Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Dean Hemphill officiating. Burial will follow in the Crystal Hill Cemetery. His family will receive friends at Pasley-Fletcher from 6 to 8 PM Monday evening. Houstin was born in Thomaston, attended Upson-Lee Highschool and later earned a GED from Flint River Technical College. He is predeceased by his father, Robert Levi Gossett and grandfather, James Melvin Gossett. He is survived by his mother, Terri Gossett Johnson of Thomaston: grandparents, Wanda and Steve Epps of Yatesville, and Mildred and Duke Garrett of Thomaston; a sister, Jasmine Alexis Johnson, of Thomaston; uncles, Jerry (Linda) Gossett and James (Maria) Gossett, both of Yatesville; aunts, Tammy Hall and Toni (Chris) McDaniel both of Thomaston. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Houstin Levi Gossett Fund at West Central Georgia Bank. Pasley-Fletcher Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. college
    In liew of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Houstin Levi Gossett Fund at West Central Georgia Bank
    6:00PM to 8:00PM on Monday, November 8th, 2010 at Pasley-Fletcher Funeral Home (map/driving directions)
    4:00PM at Pasley-Fletcher Funeral Home Chapel on Tuesday, November 9th, 2010 (map/driving directions)
    Crystal Hill Cemetery
    321 Hannahs Mill Rd
    Thomaston, GA 30286 (map/driving directions)

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    Hannah Carroll Vanzant Epps     Samuel Huey Epps, Sr

    This is my paternal grandmother and grandfather.

    Samuel Huey Epps, age 79 of 205 Anniston Avenue, Piedmont, Alabama died  Monday 2:30 pm at Piedmont Hospital, May 1, 1967

    Funeral services were held Wednesday at 3 pm at Northside Baptist Church, with Reverand Ross Minton and Charles Rutherford officiating. Burial was in Highland Cemetery with Mickelson Mortuary in charge.

    He is survived by one daughter, Mrs. Margaret Epps Scogin of Piedmont; two sons, Billy Epps of Piedmont and Samuel Huey Epps, Jr of Winter Park Florida. One sister, Mrs. W.A. Shearl of Titusville, Florida.  12 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren.

    Active pallbearers were masons. Masonic graveside rites were conducted by Lozahatchee Masonic Lodge No. 97 of which he was a member.

    A native of Tennessee, Mr. Epps was a resident of Piedmont the past 51 years. He was a member of Northside Baptist Church. He was a retired machinist.


    Top left was Hannah Carroll Vanzant Epps and Samuel Huey Epps on their wedding Day.  Bottom right was Samuel Huey Epps and Hannah Carroll. Vanzant Epps.

    Mrs. Hannah Carroll Vanzant Epps Died May 10, 1960

    Mrs. Hannah Carroll Epps, 63 of 205 Anniston Avenue, died at her home Tuesday afternoon following a long illness.

    Funeral services will be held Thursday at 2 pm from the First Methodist Church with the Dr. J. A. Gann and the Reverand J. Holland Thomas officiating.

    Buril will be in Highland Cemetery with Gray Brown Service of Piedmont in charge.

    Survivors include the husband Sam Epps of Piedmont, one daughter Mrs. Zack Scogin, Jr of Piedmont; two sons, Billy Epps of Piedmont and Sammy Epps of Fort Benning, Ga; 11 grandchildren and two great grandchildren. One brother Frank Farley Vanzant of Austell, Georgia.

    Active pallbearers will be Donald Wilson, Ralph Casey, Horace McDowell, Roy Formby, R.P. New and Carmie Davis.

    She was formerly of Jacksonville, Alabama and was a resident of Piedmont for the past 44 years and was a member of the First Methodist Church.

    She was born in Chester , Pennsylvania. Daughter of William Kay Vanzant and Mary Jane Cowan Vanzant.

    Samuel Huey Epps was born 26 January 1888 in Petersburg, Tennessee.

    Samuel was the son of Hiriam Thomas Epps and Martha Ann(Annie) Chesser. They are bottom left in the photo above.

    Hannah Carroll Vanzant was born  21 August 1896 in Chester, Pennsylvania.  

    Top right of this photo is my father William Thomas Epps.   He was born 29 December 1929 in Piedmont, Alabama and died we November 1976 in Piedmont, Alabama.

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  • Mr. Bud Epps

    Mr. Bud Epps of Geneva, passed away Wednesday, February 17, 2010 in the Wiregrass Hospital. He was 75. Private memorial services will be held at a later date. The family will receive friends at the family residence, 1525 McDougald Street, Geneva (Eunola Community). Mr. Bud was born August 22,1934 to the late John Thomas and Mary Davis Epps. He was a distinguished 20 year veteran of the United States Air Force. He was also retired from the Public Service Company in Colorado. He was a loving husband, dad, grandpa, great-granddad, uncle and friend. His zest for life was immeasurable as he was truly one of a kind. His worldly wisdom and recollections of life experiences have inspired us all. He will be greatly missed and never forgotten. Survivors include his wife, Jill Epps, Geneva; three daughters, Linda Kalameja, South Carolina, Christine Epps, Beaufort,S.C., Brenda Jennings, Geneva; five sons, Richard Epps, Dayton, Ohio, Michael Epps, South Carolina, Albert Epps, South Carolina, James Thomas Epps II, Tuscaloosa, William Bowman; one sister, Myra Epps Cooper (Bruce), Naples, Florida, several grandchildren and great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. To sign a quest register, please visit www.sorrells  
    Our thoughts and prayers are with the family.

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