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Mr. Eschol David Sheffield, Jr.


Mr. Eschol David Sheffield, Jr., age 72 of Douglas, passed away Saturday, August 30, 2014, at his home following an extended illness. He was born June 25, 1942 , in Milan to the late Eschol David Sheffield, Sr. and Susie Farmer Sheffield.

He is survived by his wife, Dorothy Lee Black Sheffield of Douglas; son, Dave (Marilyn) Sheffield of Glenville; three daughters, Vicki (Carl) Halligan of Vidalia, Tabitha (John) Griffin of Nicholls, and Amy (Josh) Meeks of Douglas; one brother, Jimmy Sheffield of Monroe; two sisters, Mildred Merritt of Monroe and Inez Floyd of McRae; ten grandchildren and four great grandchildren.

Graveside services will be held Tuesday, September 2, 2014, at 2 p.m. at Sweet Home Baptist Church Cemetery in Chauncey, with Rev. Brian Merritt and Rev. James Griffin officiating.

Sims Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

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