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Monday August 24th, 2020

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Edward C. Darnell

Edward C. Darnell, age 85, of McDonough, GA, passed away on Saturday, August 22, 2020 at his home in McDonough, GA. Edward was born on October 20, 1934 in Gordon County, GA, son of the late Robert C. and Glennie Jenkins Darnell. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his daughter Sheryl Darnell. He was a member of Glen Haven Baptist Church in McDonough, GA and a former member of Tabernacle Baptist Church in Cartersville, GA. He was a loving husband and father and is survived by his wife Dimple Owens Darnell, his daughter Stacy Clark and her husband Stephen, two grandchildren: Christopher O’Connor and Stephanie Bender and her husband Jarrod and two great grandchildren, Jace Bender and Jett Bender. Funeral services will be conducted on Monday, August 24, 2020 in the Thomas Funeral Home Chapel at 2pm with Reverend Stan Barrong officiating. Interment will follow at Fain Cemetery. Pallbearers serving are Robert Owens, Mitchell Owens, Edward Lee Owens, Gary McEntyre, Chad Owens, and Brennan Galloway. Family will receive friends on Sunday, August 23, 2020 from 4pm-6pm and Thomas Funeral Home.


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Kathy, thank you so much for the sweet words! He was the greatest daddy! We did have some fun times together! Thanks for the prayers.

Stacey Clark Aug 30 2020 4:21 PM

Stacy and family, I'm sad to hear about your daddy. I have FuN memories of visiting at your home in Vidalia many years ago! You all will be in my prayers! Love and hugs! :heart: Kathy Dixon Usher

Kathy Dixon Usher Aug 29 2020 8:45 PM

I am very sorry to hear of Eds passing. He was the epitome of a southern gentleman. I always enjoyed sitting with two at Church. I will keep you and your family in my prayers. Alan Crowder .

Alan Crowder Aug 24 2020 9:04 PM

Dimple: Our hearts are so saddened by the death of Edward. May you find comfort in knowing that so many are thinking of you and your entire family during these dark days.God bless you. Sue and Ken Hensley

Sue and Ken Hensley Aug 23 2020 8:53 PM

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Ashley Crump Aug 23 2020 1:03 PM

My sincere sympathy to Demple , Stacey and family.May the Lord surround you with his comfort.

Shirley Clark Aug 22 2020 7:45 PM

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