April 20, 2014
Obituaries

Miles Drysdale Beech
Miles Drysdale Beech, dearly beloved husband and best friend of Harriet Bancroft Beech of Clarkesville, died Jan. 6, 2013, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Memorial services will be held at 3 p...
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Winnie Lomax Crocker
Winnie Lomax Crocker, 71, of Alto, died Jan. 3, 2013. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Monday, Jan. 7, at Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, Baldwin.
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James Roger ‘J.R.’ Shelton
Funeral services for James Roger “J.R.” Shelton, 63, of Easley, S.C., formerly of Toccoa, were held at 3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 5, at Georges Creek Baptist Church, Easley, S.C., with the Rev. Travis B...
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Walter Bea Loudermilk
Funeral services for Walter Bea Loudermilk, 82, of Mt. Airy, were held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 6, at Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, Baldwin, with the Rev. Terry Rice officiating. Burial follo...
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Nancy Paralee Allen Burton
Funeral services for Nancy Paralee Allen Burton, 74, of Clarkesville, were held at 11 a.m. Monday, Jan. 7, at Old Nacoochee Missionary Baptist Church with the Rev. Bill Trotter and the Rev. Kenneth...
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Emma Marie Cox
A funeral mass for Emma Marie Cox, 73, of Clarkesville, was held at 2 p.m. Monday, Jan. 7, at Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel, Demorest, with Deacon Richard Marinchak officiating. Burial follo...
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Moses Lythanul Armour
Funeral services for Moses Lythanul Armour, 68, of Alto, were held at 2 p.m. Monday, Jan. 7, at the Chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home, Cornelia. Burial followed in Living Mission Uni...
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Lillie Drucilla Carter Bentley
A celebration of life service for Lillie Drucilla Carter Bentley, 95, of Cornelia, was held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 6, at First Baptist Church of Cornelia with Dr. Eric Spivey, the Rev. David Turner...
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Dorothy Maxine Bell Kesler
Memorial services for Dorothy Maxine Bell Kesler, 83, of Baldwin, were held at 3 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 8, at Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, Baldwin, with the Rev. Roy G. Rogers officiating. Ms....
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Ronald Lee Jones
Ronald Lee Jones died in Clarkesville, on Jan. 6, 2013, at the age of 79 after a long and courageous battle with COPD and congestive heart failure. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. today, Ja...
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Lynn Scott Dickey
Graveside services for Lynn Scott Dickey, 66, of Griffin, will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 12, at Providence Cemetery, Batesville, with the Rev. Marilyn Roberts officiating. Mrs. Dickey died J...
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Jeff T. Grant
A celebration of life service for Jeff T. Grant of Clarkesville is scheduled for 2:30 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 12, at the cafeteria of North Georgia Technical College. Mr. Grant died Oct. 1, 2012. The ...
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Lillie Carter Bentley
Lillie Carter Bentley, 95, of Cornelia, died Jan. 2, 2013. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced soon. McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home, Cornelia.
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Amerest Terrell Gerrell
Funeral services for Amerest Terrell Gerrell, 85, of the Fairview Community, Demorest, were held at 12:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 3, at Return Baptist Church with the Rev. Kenneth McEntire officiating....
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Jane Morrison Brown
Funeral services for Jane Morrison Brown, 57, of Atlanta, were held at 2 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 3, at Hillside Memorial Chapel in Clarkesville. Mrs. Brown died Dec. 30, 2012. Jane was a member of Peac...
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Ona Mae Lamb
Ona Mae Lamb, 89, of Cornelia, formerly of Conyers, died on her birthday, Dec. 29, 2012, at Rockdale Healthcare Center. A memorial service will be held at a later date. She donated her body to Emor...
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Imogene Smith Stewart
Funeral services for Imogene Smith Stewart, 73, of Clarkesville, were held at 1 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 30, at the chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home. Burial followed in Demorest City Cemet...
Dec 31, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Thelma Jean Bellamy Williams
Thelma Jean Bellamy Williams, 80, of Cornelia, died Dec. 27, 2012. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m., Dec. 29, at the chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home, Cornelia.
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John Homer ‘J.H.’ Smith
Funeral services for John Homer “J.H.” Smith, 81, of Demorest, were held at 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 30, at Fairfield Baptist Church with the Rev. Keith Allison and the Rev. Shane Jenkins officiating. B...
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Viola Worley Pitts
Funeral services for Viola Worley Pitts, 88, of Mt. Airy, were held at 2 p.m. Monday, Dec. 31, at Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, Baldwin, with the Rev. Ray Turpen officiating. Burial followe...
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Annette Sosebee Tench
Funeral services for Annette Sosebee Tench, 77, of Clarkesville, were held at 2 p.m. Monday, Dec. 31, at the chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home with the Rev. Kenneth McEntire officiat...
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James Robert ‘Jim’ Campbell
Memorial services for James Robert “Jim” Campbell, 84, of Clarkesville, were held at 11 a.m. Monday, Dec. 31, at the chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart with the Rev. Don Campbell officiating. Mr. ...
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Albert A. ‘Alb’ Coley
Funeral services for Albert A. “Alb” Coley, 82, of Alto, were held at 11 a.m., Tuesday, Jan. 1, at Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, Baldwin, with the Rev. Anthony Shore officiating. Burial fol...
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Jim Hill
Funeral services for Jim Hill, 84, of Mt Airy, are scheduled for 1 p.m. today, Jan. 2, at Hazel Creek Baptist Church with the Rev. Trent Smith officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery...
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Marlow ‘Shorty’ Crocker
Funeral services for Marlow “Shorty” Crocker, 89, of Cornelia, are scheduled for 2 p.m. today, Jan. 2, at Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, Baldwin, with Pastor Mike Franklin, the Rev. Bill Tro...
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Charles Edward Martin
Funeral services for Charles Edward Martin, 92, of Demorest, are scheduled for 2:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 3, at Habersham Baptist Church with the Rev. Johnny Thomas and the Rev. Matt Thomas officiati...
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Catherine Jackson Porter
A memorial service and reception for Catherine Jackson Porter, 93, of Demorest, is scheduled for 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 5, at Hillside Memorial Chapel, Clarkesville. Dr. Tom Mewborn will officiate. ...
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Barbara Jean Schick
A memorial service for Barbara Jean Schick, 78, of Clarkesville, will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 5, at Grace-Calvary Episcopal Church with the Rev. Dena S. Bearl officiating. Miss Schick died...
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Louise Yarbrough Johnson
Louise Yarbrough Johnson, 84, of Clarkesville, died Dec. 26, 2012. A private memorial service will be held at a later date. Memorial Park South Funeral Home, Flowery Branch.
Dec 27, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Charles Edward Martin
Charles Edward Martin, 92, of Demorest, died Dec. 27, 2012. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced soon. McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home, Cornelia.
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Tony Elmer Ridley
Tony Elmer Ridley, 62, of Alto, died Dec. 24, 2012. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., today, Dec. 28, at the chapel of Barrett Funeral Home, Cleveland.
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Catherine Jackson Porter
Catherine Jackson Porter, 93, of Demorest, died peacefully on Dec. 23, 2012. After a private burial, there will be a visitation and memorial service at a later date in early January. The details re...
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Ronald Ray Shank
Ronald Ray Shank, 60, of Lavonia, died Monday, Dec. 17, 2012, at his home. Mr. Shank’s wishes were to be cremated and a memorial service held at a later date. Born May 16, 1952, in Mercer, Pa., he ...
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Carolyn Phillips Jones
A celebration of life service for Carolyn Phillips Jones, 67, of Cornelia, was held at 6 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 27, at the chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home with Dr. Kenneth Franklin of...
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Ernest Carlton Hunter Jr.
Funeral services for Ernest Carlton Hunter Jr., 45, of Cornelia, were held at 2 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 27, at Clarkesville Church of God with Pastor Tim Beasley and the Rev. Raburn Wilson officiating....
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Burch Simmons
Funeral services for Burch Simmons, 87, of Cornelia, are scheduled for 11 a.m. today, Dec. 28, at Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, Baldwin, with the Rev. Verner London and the Rev. W.A. Jenkin...
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Brian Keith Chalmers
Funeral services for Brian Keith Chalmers, 45, of Lula, are scheduled for 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 29, at the chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home with Chaplin Keith Ferguson and the Rev. ...
Dec 27, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Barbara Cook Stewart
A private graveside service for Barbara Cook Stewart, 75, of Cornelia, will be held by the family. Ms. Stewart died Sunday, Dec. 23, 2012, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Born Jan. 20, 1937, s...
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Ernest Carlton Hunter Jr.
Ernest Carlton Hunter Jr., 45, of Cornelia, died Dec. 23, 2012. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced soon. McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home, Cornelia.
Dec 24, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Serobia Ayers Gerrin
Funeral services for Serobia Ayers Gerrin, 84, of Cornelia, were held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 22, at Lamar Christian Church, with the Rev. David Terrell and the Rev. Wayne Marcus officiating. Buri...
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