John Thornton Breedlove, 80, died Sunday, June 16, 2019, at High Shoals Health and Rehabilitation in Bishop following a long illness.

Mr. Breedlove is survived by his brothers, George Breedlove and Tribble Breedlove; his stepdaughter, Angela Johnson; four nephews; a great-niece and numerous friends.

Born and raised in Gratis, John was the son of Burton and Annie Ruth Thornton Breedlove.

John spent more than 30 years as a commercial real estate appraiser in Atlanta and was highly respected in his field. John was a beautiful soul that will never be forgotten.

Memorial services will be held at Center Hill Baptist Church in Gratis at 11 a.m. Saturday, June 22, and a visitation will be held at the church at 10 a.m.

Lawson Funeral Home, 4532 Highway 53, Hoschton, GA 30548. Online www.lawsonfuneralhome.org. Telephone 706-654-0966.

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The Walton Tribune | June 22–23, 2019