Smith Memory Chapel

755 Atlanta Hwy., SE, Winder, GA


John Lee Peppers

August 24, 1948January 31, 2020

Mr. John Lee “Johnny” Peppers, age 71, of Bethlehem, passed away on Friday, January 31, 2020.

Mr. Peppers was a faithful member of Bethel Baptist Church.

Mr. Peppers worked for Carwood, Empire, and Barrow Manufacturing. Mr. Peppers also coached and umpired for Winder Dixie Youth Baseball for 35 years. He also participated in the chain gang for both Apalachee High School and Winder-Barrow High School.

Mr. Peppers is preceded in death by his parents Cleveland and Kathleen (Stapp) Peppers and one sister Eva Ann Hall.

He is survived by brother, Jimmy (Kim) Peppers of Winder, and several nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be held from 5 until 8 PM Saturday February 1, 2020 at Smith Funeral Home, Winder, Ga. Funeral services will be held at 2PM Sunday, February 2, 2020 in the chapel of Smith Funeral Home with Pastor Buster Stapp officiating. Interment will follow at Bethel Baptist Church Cemetery.

Smith Funeral Home, Winder, is entrusted with the arrangements.


  • Visitation Saturday, February 1, 2020
  • Funeral Service Sunday, February 2, 2020


John Lee Peppers

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Danny Adams

February 1, 2020

This old world lost one of the good ones with his passing..he never had children of his own but all of us especially the Bethlehem boys were his adopted kids..if not for his kindness and big heart a lot of us would have never had the chance to have played the game he loved....thank you big Johnny...