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Andre Jenkins "Andy" Elder

December 11, 1965 — March 7, 2021

Andre Jenkins "Andy" Elder

Mr. Andre Jenkins “Andy” Elder, 55, of Cromer Road, Elberton, passed away on Sunday, March 7, 2021, at AnMed Health Medical Center in Anderson, SC.

Andy was born in Charlotte, NC on December 11, 1965, son of the late J.C. “Suitcase Jake” Elder and Doris Ann Buchanan Oglesby. He was a 1985 graduate of Elbert County High School and had worked as a truck driver for Ray Sims Enterprises. Andy had also worked in law enforcement with the Elbert County Sheriff’s Office and Elberton Police Department. An avid sportsman, he was particularly fond of NASCAR racing, baseball, and golf.

Survivors include his son, Andre Jacob Elder and his wife Morgan of Elberton; companion, Debbie White of the home; sister, Sandy Elder Maxwell of Tignall; and aunts: Helen and Peggy, both of North Carolina.

In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his brother, Randy Lee Elder; grandmother, Mildred McClure Buchanan; and aunt, Betty Jean Buchanan, both of whom raised him.

Funeral services celebrating Andy’s life will be held on Thursday, March 11, at 2 o’clock in the Memorial Chapel of Berry Funeral Home. Interment will be in Deep Creek Baptist Church Cemetery.

The family will receive friends at Berry Funeral Home from 6:00-8:00p.m. on Wednesday, March 10. The family is at their respective homes.

Contributions may be made to the Andy Elder Benefit Account at Northeast Georgia Bank.

Those wishing may sign the online guestbook at www.berryfh.com.

Berry Funeral Home & Crematory of Elberton is respectfully in charge of arrangements for Mr. Andre Jenkins “Andy” Elder.

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Past Services

Visitation

Wednesday, March 10, 2021

6:00 - 8:00 pm (Eastern time)

Berry Funeral Home & Crematory

1 Berry Lane, Elberton, GA 30635

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Service

Thursday, March 11, 2021

Starts at 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

Berry Funeral Home & Crematory

1 Berry Lane, Elberton, GA 30635

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Burial

Deep Creek Baptist Church Cemetery

2335 Nickville Rd, Dewy Rose, GA 30634

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