James Willie Aaron
Mr. James Willie Aaron, 82, of Ellijay, died Saturday, July 30, 2016.
He was born June 5, 1934, in Gilmer County to the late Clyde and Mable Waddell Aaron. He was a U.S. Navy veteran, a member of the Calvary Charismatic Church in McCaysville and worked in the textile industry.
He is preceded in death by wives, Bonnie Free, Fay Stanley and Nell Bramlett.
He is survived by wife, Farrell Starnes, of Ellijay; son and daughter-in-law, James Mitchell and Sandra Aaron, of Ellijay; daughters Cathy Sue and Dean Hill, of Jasper; brothers, Bobby and Rosa Nell Aaron, of Ashville, N.C., and Roger and Sue Aaron, of Ellijay; sister and brother-in-law, Mary Lee and Billy Teems, of Ellijay; two grandchildren, Josh Aaron and Brittany Jackson; and three great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Monday, Aug. 1, 2016, from the chapel of Bernhardt Funeral Home with the Rev. Edward Ledford, the Rev. Jimmy Huggins and the Rev. Ricky Dean officiating.
Music was by Betty Ledford, Austin O’Neal and Cathy Hill.
Pallbearers were Shane Martín, John Reece, John Avery, Jerry Hensley, Heath Burnett, Josh Aaron, C.J. Jackson and Evan Davenport.
Honorary pallbearer was Jimmy Southern.
Interment was in the Oak Hill Methodist Church Cemetery.
Condolences can be made at www.bernhardtfh.com.
Bernhardt Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.