Funeral services for Roy B. Epps, well known Athens business man who died Saturday morning at a local hospital, were conducted from the First Baptist church this morning at 10 o’clock by Dr. J. C. Wilkinson, pastor, and Dr. S. J. Cartledge, pastor of the Central Presbyterian church.
Interment was in Oconee Cemetery, Bernstein Brothers Funeral home in charge.
Mr. Epps was a native of Clarke County and in his 34th year. He was a member of the West End Baptist church. He was proprietor of the Athens Battery company and Mutual Services Station.
Surviving Mr. Epps are his wife, Mrs. Pauline Thompson Epps; a daughter, Selma Epps and a son, William Epps; his parents, Mr. And Mrs. T. J. Epps; four sisters, Mrs. Eugene Thomas, Mrs. William McKinnon, Mrs. L. E. Blakeley, and Miss Mozell Epps, all of Athens; four brothers, Ben T. Epps, Robert L. Epps, Athens; Carl Epps, Rome, and Ensign W. B. Epps, Newport, R. I.; two aunts, Mrs. G. W. Malcom, Oconee County; Mrs. Phillips Rogers, Florida; and two uncles, J. M. Epps, Atlanta, and W. H. Langford, Port Townsends, Wash.
The Banner Herald, Athens, Georgia, Monday, March 16, 1931