SAVANNAH – Billy Joe Darnell, 65, retired from Packaging Corporation of America in Counce, died Friday at Jackson-Madison County General Hospital. Services will be at 3 p.m. today at Shackelford Funeral Home with burial in Mount Hermon Cemetery. He was a member of Savannah First United Methodist Church, Sons of Union Veterans, the Historical Society and Purple Martin Society. Mr. Darnell, the husband of Linda Young Darnell, also leaves a daughter, Angelia Burnette of Knoxville; a son, Mark Darnell of Fairhope, Ala.; his mother, Geneva Darnell of Savannah; a sister, Margaret Ann Whalen of Horn Lake, Miss.; a brother, Larry Darnell of Georgia, and two grandchildren.
The Commercial Appeal, January 11, 2004
Section: Metro, Page: B3, Edition: First [Contributor: Rose-Anne Cunningham Bray, 2004]