Billy W. Gerrell, age 73, of Royston, Georgia, formerly of Cornelia, Georgia, went to be with the Lord on Friday. December 3, 2021

Mr. Gerrell was born in Cleveland, Georgia on September 2, 1948, to the late Willie Gerrell and Snow Dorsey Gerrell Cooley .  He was a member of the Alto Congreational Holiness Chruch.  Mr. Gerrell was a retired self-employed home builder for thirty-eight years.  In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by  sisters, Kathy Lynn Gerrell and Barbara Gerrell Nix;  brothers:  Haskell Gerrell and Neal Gerrell.

Survivors include his beloved wife of thirty-seven years, Elaine Dixon M. Gerrell, of Royston, Georgia;  daughters: Kathy l. Hartley, of Pierre, South Dakota; Tina M. Stallings, of Buford, Georgia; step-daughters: Leah Davis, of Baldwin, Georgia, Victoria Barry, of Georgia; sons: Levis Gerrell, of Cleveland, Georgia; Justin Gerrell, of Lavonia, Georgia; step-son, Chris McCollum, of Lacombe, Louisiana; sixteen grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

Funeral Services will be held at 2:00 PM, Wednesday, December 8, 2021, at the Whitfield Funeral Home and Crematory, North Chapel, with Rev. Scott Ledbetter and Mr. Buford Lewis officiating.  Interment will follow in the Yonah Memorial Gardens.

The family will receive friends from 6:00 PM until 8:00 PM, on Tuesday, December 7, 2021, at the funeral home.

Arrangements are entrusted to the Whitfield Funeral Home and Crematory, North Chapel, 245 Central Avenue, Demorest, Georgia 30535.  Phone number:  706-778-1700.

Thank you,