July 10, 2014
Obituaries

Benjamin Harrision Purcell Jr.
Funeral services for Col. (Ret.) Benjamin Harrison Purcell Jr., 85, of Clarkesville, will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 6, at Bethelehem Baptist Church, Clarkesville, with the Rev. Jack Hancox,...
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Luis Ceja
Luis Ceja, 70, of Baldwin, died March 29, 2013. A memorial mass service was held at 10:30 a.m., April 2, at St. Mark Catholic Church. Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, Baldwin.
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Bonnie K. Salazar
Bonnie Denise Kimbrell Salazar, 48, of Gainesville and formerly of Cornelia, died March 28, 2013. Memorial services will be held at 2 p.m., April 7, St. Paul United Methodist Church, Gainesville. M...
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Carolyn Burrell Stinespring
Funeral services for Carolyn Burrell Stinespring, 93, of Cornelia, were held at 2 p.m. Saturday, March 30, at Cornelia United Methodist Church with Dr. James Hughes officiating. Burial followed in ...
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Ernest Leroy Moulder
A celebration of life for Ernest Leroy Moulder, 97, of Clarkesville, was held at 1 p.m., Monday, April 1, at Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel, Demorest, with the Rev. Tommy Stowe officiating. B...
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Ernest L. Tench Jr.
Funeral services for retired U.S. Army Master Sgt. Ernest L. Tench Jr., 88, of Cornelia were held at 2 p.m., Monday, April 1, at Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, Baldwin, with Larry Whitfield ...
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Lola Marie Crunkleton Sneed
Funeral services for Lola Marie Crunkleton Sneed, 95, of Tiger, will be held at 1 p.m. today, April 3, at Liberty Baptist Church with the Rev. Alton Dendy officiating. Burial will follow in the Cru...
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Dorothy Woody Curtis
Graveside services for Dorothy Woody Curtis, 87, of Demorest, will be held at 3 p.m. today, April 3, at Hayesville First United Methodist Church Cemetery in Hayesville, N.C., with Ken Curtis offici...
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Steven ‘Bigun’ Parker
Funeral services for Steven “Bigun” Parker, 41, of Baldwin, will be held at 2 p.m. today, April 3, at the chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home with Pastor John Graham, the Rev. Clarence...
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Carolyn Burrell Stinespring
Carolyn Burrell Stinespring, 93, of Demorest, died March 27, 2013. Arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced soon by Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, Baldwin.
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David Randolph Gosnell
Funeral services for David Randolph Gosnell, 65, of Clarkesville, will be held at 11 a.m. today, March 29, at Hillside Memorial Chapel with the Rev. Wesley Purcell officiating. Burial will follow t...
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Maurice William Thomas Sr.
After a long life of preaching, teaching and serving God and his fellow man, the Rev. Maurice W. Thomas, 97, died at home March 14, 2013, surrounded by a house full of loving friends and family. Fu...
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David Kenneth Segers
David Kenneth Segers, 55, of Toccoa, died March 23, 2013. Memorial services were held at 2 p.m., March 24, at the chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home, Cornelia.
Mar 26, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Martha Jane Flanagan
Funeral services for Martha Jane Flanagan, 96, of Cornelia, were held at 4 p.m. Sunday, March 24, at the chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home with the Rev. George Dean and the Rev. Scot...
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Maudie Ree McEntire Sisk
Graveside memorial services for Maudie Ree McEntire Sisk, 83, of Clarkesville were held at 6:30 p.m. Monday, March 25, at Clarkesville Memorial Cemetery with Mike Free officiating. Mrs. Sisk died T...
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James Oscar Wallace Sr.
Funeral services for James Oscar Wallace Sr., 95, of Clarkesville, were held at 1 p.m. Monday, March 25, at Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel, Demorest, with the Rev. Tim Burpee officiating. Ent...
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Mildred Wilson Foucher
Funeral services for Mildred Wilson Foucher, 74, of El Paso, Texas, are scheduled for March 27 at Fort Bliss, Texas. Mrs. Foucher was born in Habersham County and graduated from North Habersham Hig...
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Truitt Anderson
Graveside services for Truitt Anderson, 78, of Clarkesville, will be held at 11 a.m. today, March 27, at Glade Creek Baptist Church Cemetery with Doug Ivie officiating. Mr. Anderson died Sunday, Ma...
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Elizabeth Inez Gailey
Elizabeth Inez Gailey, 70, of Homer, died March 19, 2013. Funeral services are scheduled for 11 a.m. today, March 22, at Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, Baldwin.
Mar 21, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Gail Elizabeth Wall
Gail Elizabeth Wall, 84, of Clayton, died at her residence Tuesday, March 19, 2013. Her wishes were to be cremated with no service. She was born in Philadelphia, Pa., and was the daughter of the la...
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Iva Lee Arrowood Pilgrim
Funeral services for Iva Lee Arrowood Pilgrim, 76, of Cleveland, are scheduled for 11 a.m. Saturday, March 23, at the chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home with the Rev. Bill Trotter, th...
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Laura Jane Jenkins Whitaker
A celebration of life for Laura Jane Jenkins Whitaker, 78, of Cornelia, will be held at 4 p.m. Saturday, March 23, at the chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home with the Rev. Wayne Smith ...
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Mildred Currier Bentley
A celebration of life service for Mildred Currier Bentley, 96, of Cornelia, is scheduled for 2 p.m. Sunday, March 24, at Cornelia United Methodist Church with Dr. Jay Hughes officiating. All friend...
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Henson Burnett Reeder Sr.
Henson Burnett Reeder Sr., 84, of Baldwin, died March 15, 2013. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m., March 19. McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home, Cornelia.
Mar 19, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Willard Lee Pruitt
Funeral services for Mrs. Willard Lee Pruitt, 85, of Cornelia, were held at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 16, at Level Grove Baptist Church with the Rev. Brian James and the Rev. Terry Rice officiating. ...
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John ‘Eddie’ Pruitt
Funeral services for John “Eddie” Pruitt, 48, of Cornelia, were held at 2 p.m. Sunday, March 17, at Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel, Demorest, with Dr. Tom Mewborn officiating. Burial followed...
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Eloise Herring York
Graveside services for Eloise Herring York, 85, of Cornelia, will be held at 1:30 p.m. today, March 20, at Yonah Memorial Gardens with Dr. Eric Spivey officiating. Mrs. York died Saturday, March 16...
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Candace Olivia Maxwell Northrup
Funeral services for Candace Olivia Maxwell Northrup, 34, of Cornelia, were held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, March 19, at Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, Baldwin, with the Rev. Danny Hart officiating....
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Edna Matheson Coley
Funeral service for Edna Matheson Coley, 87, of Alto, are scheduled for 11 a.m. today, March 20, in the chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home with the Rev. Garry Garrison officiating. Bu...
Mar 19, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Phyllis Ann Martin Enright
Funeral mass for Phyllis Ann Martin Enright, 88, of Sautee, will be held at 10 a.m. today, March 20, at St. Mark Catholic Church with Bishop Luis Zarama and the Rev. Jose Luis Hernandez Ayala offic...
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Donald E. Gunn
Memorial services for Donald E. Gunn, 84, of Mt. Airy, will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, March 23, at Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel, Demorest, with Dr. Tom Mewborn officiating. Mr. Gunn died ...
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Marian Carpenter
Marian Carpenter, 80, of Clemmons, N.C., (formerly of Cornelia) died March 3, 2013. Services were held March 9 in Moorefield, W.Va., with burial in the family cemetery on Wolfe Mountain. Fraley Fun...
Mar 15, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Shirley Tyler Shedd
Funeral services for Shirley Tyler Shedd, 58, of Demorest, were held Saturday, March 9, at the chapel of Hunter Funeral Home in Clayton with the Rev. Anthony Rabern and the Rev. Alvin Burns officia...
Mar 13, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Shirley Evelyn Freeman
Shirley Evelyn Freeman, 70, of Cleveland, died March 1, 2013. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m., March 9, from the chapel of Barrett Funeral Home, Cleveland.
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Carl P. Tallent Jr.
Funeral services for Carl P. Tallent Jr., 84, of Clarkesville, were held at 3 p.m. Sunday, March 10, at Hills Crossing Baptist Church with the Rev. Walter Singletary officiating. Burial followed in...
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Elder Marvin Loudermilk
Funeral services for Elder Marvin Loudermilk, 76, of Mt. Airy, are scheduled for 11 a.m. today, March 13, at Faith Primitive Baptist Church with Elder Charles Chapman and Elder Kerry Lathrop offici...
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Lillie Belle Miller Amerson
Funeral services for Lillie Belle Miller Amerson, 65, of Lula, are scheduled for 11 a.m. today, March 13, at the chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home with the Rev. Dennis Wade officiati...
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Anne P. Church
A memorial service for Anne Purvis Church, 82, of Charleston, S.C., will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 23, at Cornelia United Methodist Church. Mrs. Church died March 8, 2013. Born Aug. 12, 19...
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Dr. Marshall Hall
After a long life of studying, teaching, and living God’s word, Dr. Marshall Hall, 82, died in his home on Friday, March 8, 2013, following a courageous battle with cancer. As per Marshall’s wishes...
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Cindy Renee Phillips
Cindy Renee Phillips, 40, of Alto, died March 6, 2013. Funeral services are scheduled for 2 p.m., March 9, at Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel, Demorest.
Mar 08, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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