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Willard Earwood
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Obituary for Willard Earwood

Mr. Willard Earwood, age 78, of Rockmart, GA passed away Thursday, February 1, 2018 at his residence.

He was born in Taylorsville, GA on May 18, 1939 a son of the late Warner Earwood and Odessa Welchel Earwood. Mr. Earwood had lived all of his life in the Bartow and Polk County area. He was a member of the Mt. Tabor Baptist Church and was a retired employee of the Goodyear Mill where he worked for 25 years. He loved his family and was a very hard worker. Willard always enjoyed watching the Atlanta Braves, going fishing and riding in "Old Blue".

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by eight brothers and sisters: Eugene, Billy, Robert, W.C., Frank and Ray Earwood, Sara Brownlow and Christine Sprayberry.

Survivors include his wife of over 61 years, Glenda Fincher Earwood to whom he was married on August 18, 1956; four children: Sherry Woods (Don), Rockmart, Judy Smith (Michael), Rockmart, Sharon Williams (Gary) LaGrange and Steve Earwood (Jill), Rockmart; twin sister, Wilma Yarborough, Aragon; thirteen grandchildren; twenty eight great grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews and a number of brothers and sisters in laws to whom he was very close.

Funeral services will be held Sunday, February 4, 2018 at 2:00 pm in the chapel of the Alvis Miller & Son Funeral Home with Rev. Brent Edwards officiating and a eulogy given by Mr. Wendell Fincher. Interment will follow in Polk Memory Gardens.

Pallbearers will include: Joshua Smith, Matthew Graham, Jason Graham, Andrew Earwood, Benjamin Deaton, Draegon Earwood, Richard Fincher and Carl Redding. Honorary pallbearers will include: Josh Long, Billy Fincher and Mike Savage.

The family will receive friends Saturday evening from 6 until 9 pm at the Alvis Miller & Son Funeral Home.

The Alvis Miller & Son Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Alvis Miller & Son Funeral Home

304 West Elm Street
Rockmart, GA 30153

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2:00 PM
Alvis Miller & Son Funeral Home

304 West Elm Street
Rockmart, GA 30153

Interment will follow in Polk Memory Gardens


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