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A. Derrell Hightower

February 11, 1933 September 25, 2018
A. Derrell Hightower
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A. Derrell Hightower, age 85 of Marietta, formerly of Carrollton, passed away September 25, 2018. He was born February 11, 1933 in Carroll County, son of the late Alton Hightower and Myrtice Hammond Hightower. He retired as V.P. of Operations for Atlantic Envelope after 46 years of service and was a member of Shiloh United Methodist Church. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by a daughter, Faye Burel; brother, Larry James Hightower; sister, Carolyn Hightower and nephew Brandon Hyatt. He is survived by his loving wife, Lillian Jeter Hightower of Marietta (formerly of Carrollton); daughters and sons-in-laws, Gayle and Scott Kelley of Duluth, Lynn and Earl White of Marietta, and Sam Burel; sister and brother-in-law, Diane and Billy Hyatt of Carrollton; brother and sister-in-law, Weems and Sharlene Hightower of Carrollton; sister-in-law, Shirley Hightower of Carrollton; and many nieces and nephews. Funeral service will be conducted Sunday, September 30, 2018 at 2:00 PM from Shiloh United Methodist Church with Mr. Scott Eason and Rev. Bill Cody officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery with the following gentlemen serving as pallbearers: Scott Kelley, Earl White, Tony Hightower, Sam Burel, David Hightower, Roddey Stevenson, Ben Wingate, and Jacob Conn. Honorary pallbearers will be Jim Stribling, Woody Jeter, and Dennis Crews. The family will receive friends at Martin & Hightower Heritage Chapel on Saturday, September 29, 2018 from 5:00 PM until 7:00 PM. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Shiloh United Methodist Church, mark for “Campground Fund” at 1874 Burwell Road, Carrollton, GA 30117 or to Tranquility Hospice at Kennesaw, 475 Dickson Avenue, NW Marietta, GA 30064.
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Visitation

Saturday

29

Sep

5:00 PM 9/29/2018 5:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 9/29/2018 7:00:00 PM
Martin & Hightower Funeral Home

1312 South Park Street
Carrollton, GA 30117

Martin & Hightower Funeral Home
1312 South Park Street Carrollton 30117 GA
United States

Service

Sunday

30

Sep

2:00 PM 9/30/2018 2:00:00 PM
Shiloh Methodist Church

1874 Burwell Road
Carrollton, Ga 30117

Shiloh Methodist Church
1874 Burwell Road Carrollton 30117 Ga
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Shiloh United Methodist Church Cemetery Final Resting Place

1874 Burwell Road
Carrollton, GA 30117

1874 Burwell Road Carrollton 30117 GA
United States

Memorial Contribution

1539 Bethesda Church Road

1539 Bethesda Church Road
Carrollton, GA 30117
"Campground Fund"

Tranquility Hospice Kennesaw Mountain

475 Dickson Ave.
Marietta, Georgia 30064
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