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James R. “Papa Jim” Daniell, age 80 of the Fairplay Community passed away Friday, April 21, 2017. He was born in Atlanta, Georgia on December 31, 1936 to the late Raymond Daniell and the late Inez Sticher Daniell. Jimmy was retired from Nabisco, the former owner of Fairplay Towing for 18 years and was the owner of Pop’s County Store in Fairplay for over 30 years. Jimmy served in the United States National Guard, he was a member of Friendship Baptist Church and a beloved member of the Fairplay Community. He loved watching NASCAR racing and his trips to the Farmer’s Market. He loved his family, especially his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

In addition to his parents he was also preceded in death by his wife of 60 years, Helen Strickland Daniell; brother-in-law, Ronald Camp, brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Darrell and Mary Ann Strickland.

Jimmy is survived by his son, Barry Daniell and Sandee Webb; daughter and son-in-law, Darlene and Jeff Collett; grandchildren, Dana (Matt) Siekkinen, Kari (Justin) White, Stephen (Roxann) Collett, Jenna Daniell, Matthew (Krista) Collett, Daniel (Bobbie-Leigh) Collett; great-grandchildren, Hadley Collett, Samantha White, Charleigh Collett, and Cainen Collett; sister, Ann Camp; sister and brother-in-law, Judy and Mike Chapman; many nieces and nephews.

A funeral service will be held on Monday, April 24, 2017 at 3:00 pm at Friendship Baptist Church with Pastor Eric Evans and Reverend Mike Mallory officiating, and Reverend Terry Marbut conducting the graveside service. Stephen Collett, Matthew Collett, Daniel Collett, Matt Siekkinen, Justin White and Eric Parrish will be serving as Pallbearers. Cainen Collett will be serving as Honorary Pallbearer. Interment will follow in the church cemetery.

He will lie in state at the church on Monday from 2:00 pm until 3:00 pm.

The family will receive friends on Sunday, April 23, 2017 from 1:00 pm until 9:00 p, at the funeral home.

Flowers accepted or donations may be made to: Friendship Baptist Church, c/o Hightower’s Memorial Chapel, 7034 Broad Street, Douglasville, GA 30134.

You may share your thoughts and condolences online at www.hightowersmemorial.com.

Hightower’s Memorial Chapel, Douglasville, has charge of the arrangements. 770-489-2818


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Visitation

Sunday

23

Apr

1:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Hightower's Memorial Chapel

7034 West Broad Street
Douglasville, GA 30134

Funeral

Monday

24

Apr

3:00 PM
Friendship Baptist Church

9390 Duncan Memorial Hwy
Winston, GA 30187

Cemetery Details

Location

Friendship Baptist Church Cemetery

9390 Duncan Memorial Hwy
Winston, GA 30187

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