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David Harper Kellum

August 4, 1954 — November 21, 2022

David Harper Kellum

Mr. David Harper Kellum, 68, of King Hall Mill Road, Bowman, husband of 12 years to Bonita Osley, passed away on Monday, November 21, 2022, at his residence.

David was born in Elbert County on August 4, 1954, son of the late Soloman Kellum and Mauline Kidd Kellum. He took great pride in his life’s work as a tile contractor. David was a member of Rehoboth Baptist Church. An avid outdoorsman, he enjoyed spending time on the family farm, and hunting and fishing.

Survivors, in addition to his wife Bonita, include his siblings: Ponica Kellum, Buddy (Judy) Kellum, Scott (Jeanine Christian) Kellum, and Tim (Pat) Kellum, all of Bowman; step-children: Dana (Skip) Guffee and Cristal Burnette, both of Anderson, SC; step-grandchildren: Cooper, Campbell, and Cayson Guffee; one niece; numerous nephews; and numerous cousins.

In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his wife, Freda Thrasher Kellum.

The family will receive friends at Berry Funeral Home on Wednesday, November 23, from 5:00-7:00p.m. A celebration of David’s life will be held in the spring of 2023 on the family farm, and private burial will be in the Rehoboth Baptist Church Cemetery at a later date.

Those wishing may sign the online guestbook at

Berry Funeral Home & Crematory of Elberton is respectfully in charge of arrangements for Mr. David Harper Kellum.

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Wednesday, November 23, 2022

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Berry Funeral Home & Crematory

1 Berry Lane, Elberton, GA 30635

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