July 26, 2014
Obituaries

Russell ‘Russ’ Roper
Funeral services for Russell “Russ” Roper, 67, of Clarkesville, are scheduled for 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 24, at Southcare, 595 Franklin Road, Marietta. Mr. Roper, a local businessman, died peacefull...
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Thomas Enoch Norton
Funeral services for Thomas Enoch Norton, 84, of Mt. Airy, were held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 18, at the chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home with the Rev. Robert Clark and the Rev. Matth...
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Ollie Johnson
Funeral services for Ollie Johnson, 75, of Clarkesville, were held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 18, at Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel, Demorest, with the Rev. James Turpen Sr. and the Rev. Richard ...
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Warren Wright Kent Jr.
Memorial services for Warren Wright Kent Jr., 71, of Clarkesville, were held at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 20, at Nacoochee United Methodist Church in Sautee-Nacoochee, with the Rev. Lyndon Eubanks and P...
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Doris Roberts Huff
Funeral services for Doris Roberts Huff, 85, of Cornelia, are scheduled for 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 24, at Cornelia United Methodist Church with the Rev. Wayne Smith and Dr. Jay Hughes officiating. B...
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Mae Taylor Loudermilk
Mae Taylor Loudermilk, 85, of Cornelia, died Aug. 14, 2013. Memorial services will be held at a later date. Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel, Demorest.
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Charles C. Webb
Funeral services for Charles C. Webb, 89, of Alto, are scheduled for 11 a.m. today, Aug. 16, at Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, Baldwin, with Dr. Eric Spivey and the Rev. Brian James officiat...
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Susan Vess Adams
Funeral services for Susan Vess Adams, 64, will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 17, in the Lane Funeral Home, Ashland Terrace chapel, Chattanooga, Tenn., with the Rev. Robert Hartmans officiating....
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Corbitt Garland Everett
Corbitt Garland Everett, 76, of Cleveland, died Thursday, Aug. 8, 2013. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m., Aug. 10, at the chapel of Barrett Funeral Home, Cleveland.
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Harriet Pund Hudson Memel
Harriet Pund Hudson Memel died July 14, 2013. Memorial services are scheduled for 11 a.m., Aug. 17, at The Evangelical Lutheran Church of the Resurrection, Augusta. McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funera...
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Alline Ballard Marshall
A memorial celebration for Alline Ballard Marshall will be held at 3 p.m., Aug. 17, at the fellowship hall of Fellowship Valley Ministries, 1212 Bear Gap Road, Clarkesville. Refreshments, fellowshi...
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Melvin Frank Moody Jr.
Melvin Frank Moody Jr., 70, of Mt. Airy, died Aug. 9, 2013. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m., Aug. 12, at the chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home, Cornelia.
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Marshall Carnes
Marshall Carnes, 67, of the Hollywood Community, Clarkesville, died Aug. 9, 2013. There are no formal services planned at this time. McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home, Cornelia.
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Hermon Branson Chitwood
Funeral services for Hermon Branson Chitwood, 66, of Demorest, were held at 11 a.m. Friday, Aug. 9, at Mt. Vernon Holiness Church with burial following in the church cemetery. Mr. Chitwood died Tue...
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Stanley Alan Plum
Funeral services for Stanley Alan Plum, 62, of Alto, were held at 11 a.m. Monday, Aug. 12, at Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, Baldwin, with the Rev. Steve Doran officiating. Burial followed i...
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Ruth Chambers Fortenberry
Funeral services for Ruth Chambers Fortenberry, 96, of Demorest, will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 15, at Fairfield Baptist Church with the Rev. Keith Allison officiating. Burial will follow in...
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Corbitt Garland Everett
Corbitt Garland Everett, 76 of Cleveland, died Thursday, Aug. 8, 2013. Barrett Funeral Home of Cleveland is in charge of arrangements.
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Hermon Branson Chitwood
Funeral services for Hermon Branson Chitwood, 66, of Demorest, will be held at 11 a.m. today, Aug. 9, at Mt. Vernon Holiness Church with burial to follow the service in the church cemetery. Mr. Chi...
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Hershel James Cantrell Sr.
Funeral services for Hershel James Cantrell Sr., 92, of Cornelia, are scheduled for 2 p.m. today, Aug. 9, at the chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home with the Rev. Donald Grizzle and th...
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Jamenell Doris Phillips
PELION, S.C. – Memorial service for Jamenell Doris Phillips, 88, of Pelion, S.C., will be held at 11 a.m. today, Aug. 9, at Thompson Funeral Home, Lexington Chapel with the Rev. Tony Rowell officia...
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Ray Walter Porterfield
Funeral services for Ray Walter Porterfield, 61, of Mt. Airy, were held at 4 p.m. Saturday, July 27, at the chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home with the Rev. Bill Trotter and the Rev. ...
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Harold Burns Smith
Harold Burns Smith, 71, of Homer, died Aug. 1, 2013. Memorial services were held at 11 a.m., Aug. 3, at Homer United Methodist Church. Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, Baldwin.
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Sabrina Kaye Frady
Sabrina Kaye Frady, 31, of Gainesville and formerly of Toccoa, died July 31, 2013. Memorial services were held at 4 p.m., Aug. 3, at Hills Crossing Baptist Church. McGahee-Griffin and Stewart Funer...
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Lillie Mae Standridge Lockman
Lillie Mae Standridge Lockman, 84, of Clarkesville, died Aug. 4, 2013. Funeral services are scheduled for 2 p.m. today, Aug. 7, at Bethel Temple Congregational Holiness Church. Whitfield Funeral Ho...
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Helen Laverne Canup
Helen Laverne Canup, 82, of Lula, died Aug. 3, 2013. Graveside services were held at 2 p.m., Aug. 4, at Mt. Zion Methodist Cemetery, Alto. McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home, Cornelia.
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Carolyn Ann Willey Morse
A Celebration of Life service will be held at a later date for Carolyn Ann Willey Morse, 65, of Cornelia. Mrs. Morse’s wishes were to be cremated. Mrs. Morse died Sunday, Aug. 4, 2013, at Habersham...
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Kenneth Smith
Graveside services for Kenneth “Wolf” Marcellus Smith, 58, of Cornelia, were held at 3 p.m., Monday, Aug. 5, at Mt. Zion United Methodist Church Cemetery, Alto, with the Rev. Jeff Echols officiatin...
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Eva Mary Thomaston Justus
Memorial services for Eva Mary Thomaston Justus, 83, of Clarkesville, were held at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 4, at Hillside Memorial Chapel with the Rev. Charles Black officiating. Mrs. Justus died Fr...
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Beth Crawford
A Celebration of Life for Beth Crawford, 65, of Cornelia, will be held at 2 p.m. today, Aug. 7, at Cornelia First Presbyterian Church with the Rev. Blaine Walker and the Rev. James Oudom officiatin...
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Brenda Crow Sosebee
Funeral services for Brenda Crow Sosebee, 65, of Demorest, are scheduled for 11 a.m. today, Aug. 7, at Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel, Demorest, with the Rev. Steve McIntyre officiating. Buri...
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Ricky Joe ‘R.J.’ Welborn
A memorial service for Ricky Joe “R.J.” Welborn, 58, of Baldwin, will be held at noon Saturday, Aug. 10, at Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, Baldwin, with the Rev. Paul Bryson and Ellen Cook o...
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Kenneth Littlejohn
Funeral services for Kenneth Littlejohn, 57, of Demorest, are scheduled for 4 p.m. today, Aug. 2, at the chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home with Pastor Terry Rice officiating. Burial ...
Aug 01, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 96 96 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mary Lois Beach
Funeral services for Mary Lois Beach, 49, of Gainesville, will be held at 11 a.m. today, Aug. 2, in the chapel of Little & Davenport Funeral Home with the Rev. David Barton officiating. Burial will...
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Michael G. Markcity
A private, family service is planned at a later date for Michael George Markcity, with burial in Fort Erie, Ontario, Canada. Mr. Markcity died July 15, 2013, at Tidewell Hospice in Port Charlotte, ...
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Guy Willard England
Funeral services for Guy Willard England, 78, of Alto, were held at 2 p.m. Sunday, July 28, at Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, Baldwin, with the Rev. Paul Creason and the Rev. James Creason o...
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Ray Walter Porterfield
Ray Walter Porterfield, 61, of Mt. Airy, died July 24, 2013. Funeral services were held at 4 p.m., July 27, at the chapel McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home, Cornelia.
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Lyn Gunter
A memorial service for Lyn Gunter, 63, of Clarkesville, formerly of Lawrenceville, was held Monday, July 29, in the Lawrenceville Chapel of Tim Stewart Funeral Home, with Dr. Harold Lawrence offici...
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Young Isaac Cathey
Funeral services for Young Isaac Cathey, 73, of Toccoa, were held at 11 a.m. Monday, July 29, at Hillside Memorial Chapel with the Rev. Paul Flynn and Dr. Don Drawdy officiating. Burial followed th...
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Monika F. Lynch
Memorial services for Monika F. Lynch, 81, Athens, are scheduled for 11 a.m., Friday, Aug. 2, at Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel, Demorest, with the Rev. Lloyd Free officiating. A private buri...
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