Barney Zellars

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LINCOLNTON, Ga. - Mr. Barney C. Zellars, 79, of Hephzibah Church Rd., entered into rest on Friday, September 23rd at his residence. Mr. Zellars, son of the late Henry and Cannie Mae Sims Zellars, was a lifelong resident of Lincoln County. He had worked in masonry, and carpentry in his earlier years; he was later a policeman and dispatcher for the Washington Police Department. For many years, he operated Zellars Vault Company. He was an accomplished musician in the blues and bluegrass genre' and enjoyed whenever the opportunity was given to play at the Annual Little Roy and Lizzy Music Festival. In addition, he was a master syrup maker, and demonstrated his talent each year at the Lincoln County Historical Society's Pioneer Day. He was preceded in death by his sons, Perry Lee Zellars, Barney Zellars; brothers, Ellis Zellars, Jonas Zellars, Henry Zellars, Nathan Zellars, Willie Zellars; and sisters, Ruth Troutman, Clara Parks, and Sallie Gordon Survivors: wife: Frances Fair Zellars; sons: Lemuel Zellars, and Curtis Paschall; daughters: Elaine Zellars, Laverne Z. Jones, and Jacqueline Zellars; sister: Alma Z. Ferrell; many grandchildren, nieces, nephews and cousins Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, September 27th at 2 p.m. at Mt. Nebo Baptist Church, Wilkes County. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends on Monday, September 26th from 7 p.m. until 8 p.m. at the funeral home. Please visit Beggs Funeral Home, 200 May Ave., Lincolnton, GA 30817, Phone: 706-359-4117

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