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Earl Seloy Bacon

November 6, 1936 January 12, 2024
Earl Seloy Bacon
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Earl Seloy Bacon was born on November 6, 1936 to the late Georgia and Lorin W. Bacon in Claxton, Georgia. At an early age, Earl joined Jerusalem Missionary Baptist Church in Pembroke, Georgia, and he would always attend Jerusalem when he returned home.

He graduated in 1957 from Evans County High School, home of the Longhorns, in Claxton, Georgia. Earl then moved to New Rochelle, New York, where he was a devoted employee of General Motors in Tarrytown, New York for many years. He retired from General Motors in 1995.

Earl married the late Catherine Bryant in 1961. In 1994, he married the Love of His Life, the late Stella Dalton Bacon.

He joined Empire Lodge #216 I.B.P.O.E of the World in 1986. Early was a loyal and faithful member of the lodge, where he held many positions. Earl loved his Elk Daughters of Pyramid Temple #45. He showed his love for his community by hosting Earl’s Annual Cookout for several years, where people attended from North, South, East and West.

He was preceded in death by his wives: Catherine Bryant and Stella Bacon; a brother, Willen Lorinza Bacon; a son, Marlon Barnes; and a stepson, Robert L. Dalton, Jr.

Earl transitioned from this life on Friday, January 12, 2024, with his two sons by his side. He leaves the following loved ones to cherish his memory: two sons: Barry (Helen) Brewton of Sutherland, Virginia, and Earl Seloy McGhee of New Rochelle, New York; one brother, Ulysses (Tuggie) Bacon of Claxton, Georgia; three stepchildren: Thomas W. Sims of Newberry, South Carolina, Claudia (Bernard) Benjamin of Lawrenceville, Georgia, and Brenda (Larry) Glover of Columbia, South Carolina; two adopted daughters: Gail Fuller Martin of Charlotte, North Carolina and Kivu Fuller of New Rochelle, New York; sixteen grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren, and a host of loving nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

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4:00 PM 1/26/2024 4:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 1/26/2024 7:00:00 PM
Harpers Funeral Home

125 Broad Street
P.O. Box 757
Claxton, GA 30417

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Harpers Funeral Home
125 Broad Street Claxton 30417 GA
United States





11:00 AM 1/27/2024 11:00:00 AM
Jerusalem Baptist Church

244 Jerusalem Church Road
Pembroke, GA 31321

Jerusalem Baptist Church
244 Jerusalem Church Road Pembroke 31321 GA
United States

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Jerusalem Church Cemetery Final Resting Place

244 Jerusalem Church Road
Pembroke, GA 31321

244 Jerusalem Church Road Pembroke 31321 GA
United States

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