JARRARD, Dennie Lee passed away on March 9th, 2020 at the age of 67. He was born July 6, 1952 in Gainesville, Georgia as one of four children of Sally and Earl Jarrard, Sr. He attended Gainesville High School and was a member of the football team. He graduated from Gainesville High School in 1970. Soon thereafter, Dennie joined the Army National Guard and served for 7 years, where he was commended as a sharpshooter. He met the love of his life, Brenda Kay Andrews of Atlanta, in December 1970. They married on May 15, 1971. They moved to Gainesville, and then moved to Ellenwood, and in 2009 moved to Pendergrass. They celebrated their 48th wedding anniversary in May 2019. Dennie had a great love of his family and was most proud of their two daughters. Dennie retired in 2007 after a long and successful career with Georgia Power. Dennie was well-known for his ability to strike up a conversation with anyone. He was always able to make people laugh with his corny jokes and infectious laugh. He will be remembered for his passion, wit, humor, and unwavering commitment to his family. Dennie is survived by his wife, Brenda; two daughters Jessica (Micheal) of Pendergrass and Alicia (Patrick) of Jeﬀerson; and grandchildren Alexie, Isaac, Caleb, Ansley, and Tinley. He is also survived by his brothers Earl and Robert, and his sister Jennie. The Celebration of Life service will be held at Evans Funeral Home, 1350 Winder Highway, Jeﬀerson, GA 30549. Visitors will be received from 10:00am-11:00am, with a memorial service to follow at 11:00am. In lieu of flowers, please make donations in Dennie’s honor to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or www.stjude.org or Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta Foundation, 3395 NE Expressway, Suite 100, Atlanta, Georgia 30341 or www.givechoa.org
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