Evans Funeral Home of Jefferson announces the death of Mr. Harold Leon Pettyjohn, Sr., age 77 of Talmo, Georgia who entered into rest Friday, February 12, 2021. Mr. Pettyjohn was born in Dekalb County, Georgia a son of the late Claud and Mattie Estelle Buffington Pettyjohn and was retired from Pilgrims Pride Live Haul. In addition to his parents, Mr. Pettyjohn is preceded by two brothers, Robert and Paul Pettyjohn and two sisters, Evelyn Lewallen and Vivian Hepner.
Survivors include two sons, Harold Pettyjohn Jr. of Talmo and Randy Pettyjohn of Hoschton. One daughter, Lisa Buckner of Seneca, South Carolina. One sister, Doris Swanson of Atlanta. Eleven grandchildren, seventeen great grandchildren also survive.
Funeral services will be held 4:00 P.M. Wednesday, February 17, 2021 from the Talmo Baptist Church with Reverend Mark Spence, Reverend Phil Carpenter and Reverend Harold Pettyjohn, Jr. officiating with burial to follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends 6:00 – 8:00 P.M. Tuesday, February 16, 2021. Those attending are asked to please maintain safe social distancing and please wear a protective mask due to the COVID 19 Pandemic.
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