October 01, 2014
Obituaries

Rev. Calvin Forrester
GREENSBORO, N.C. – “We never outgrow our need for Love and Laughter, for Joy and Wonder.” This was the creed for August Calvin Forrester, who died May 14, 2013. A memorial service will be held at F...
May 21, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Chesney Ann Marie Bonner
Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Chesney Ann Marie Bonner, infant daughter of Carrie Ann Wolter and John Bonner. Memorial services were held at 2 p.m. Thursday, May 16, at...
May 16, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Robert Eugene Groemminger
Memorial services for Robert Eugene Groemminger, 66, of Clarkesville were held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, May 15, at Hillside Memorial Chapel with Deacon Rev. Richard Marinchak officiating. Full military...
May 16, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Johnny Wilbanks
Funeral services for Johnny Wilbanks, 67, of Lula, are scheduled for 2 p.m. today, May 17, at Belton Baptist Church with the Rev. Leon Miller and the Rev. Phillip Gillespie officiating. Burial will...
May 16, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Belinda D. Miller
Memorial services for Belinda D. Miller, 63, of Alto, will be held at a later date. Mrs. Miller died Tuesday, May 14, 2013, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Born June 29, 1949, in Quitman, she ...
May 16, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Joan Henson Owenby
\Funeral services for Joan Henson Owenby, 79, of Mt. Airy, will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 18, at Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel, Demorest, with the Rev. Jay Hughes officiating. Burial ...
May 16, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ruby Garner Tench
Funeral services for Ruby Garner Tench, 66, of Clarkesville, are scheduled for 11 a.m. today, May 15, at Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel, Demorest, with the Rev. Larry Ryals and Mike Taylor of...
May 14, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Robert Eugene Groemminger
Memorial services for Robert Eugene Groemminger, 66, of Clarkesville, will be held at 2 p.m. today, May 15, at Hillside Memorial Chapel with Father Jose Luis Hernandez Ayala officiating. Full milit...
May 14, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Grace Sigers Blackwell
Funeral services for Grace Sigers Blackwell, 81, of Demorest, are scheduled for 1 p.m. Thursday, May 16, at the chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home with Dr. Don Samples officiating. Bu...
May 14, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Leigh Betts
A celebration of life service for Leigh Betts, 60, of Demorest, formerly of Washington, D.C., will be held at a later date at St. James Episcopal Church, Ormond Beach, Fla. Ms. Betts died suddenly ...
May 14, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Archway makes strides toward progress
Progress can be measured in several ways; sometimes by the numbers, others through a more subjective yardstick. For Habersham County, progress can be measured as we tally accomplishment of tasks. W...
May 10, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Clara L. Jackson
Funeral services for Clara L. Jackson, 103, of Doraville, will be held at 4 p.m. today, May 10, at Crowell Brothers Peachtree Chapel Funeral Home, Norcross. Burial will follow at Peachtree Memorial...
May 09, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Royce Allen Gunter
Funeral services for Royce Allen Gunter, 75 of Athens, are scheduled for 4 p.m. today, May 10, at the chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home with the Rev. Garvis Kinsey officiating. Buria...
May 09, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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John Henry Dill
Memorial services for John Henry Dill, 76, of Alto, are scheduled for 6 p.m. Thursday, May 9, at the chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home with the Rev. Sanford Kimbrell and the Rev. Den...
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Elton Drew Smith
Funeral services for Elton Drew Smith, 87, of Tiger, were held at 2 p.m. Sunday, May 5, at the chapel of Hunter Funeral Home with the Rev. Larry Cannon and Layman Lloyd Hunter officiating. Burial f...
May 07, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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James Manuel Carson
Funeral services for James Manuel Carson, 93, of Clayton, were held at 1 p.m. Monday, May 6, at Hillside Memorial Chapel with Dr. Frank Cox officiating. Burial followed the service in Bethlehem Bap...
May 07, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Karen Ruppert Parson
Funeral services for Karen Ruppert Parson, 50, of Alto, were held at 11 a.m. Monday, May 6, at the chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home with Pastor John Graham officiating. Burial follo...
May 07, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Rev. Warren Glenn ‘Butch’ Nichols
The Good Shepherd called his Under Shepherd, the Rev. Warren Glenn “Butch” Nichols, 66, of Alto, home to be with Him on Saturday, May 4, 2013, following an extended illness. Funeral services were h...
May 07, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Nelle Holcomb Moon
Graveside services for Nelle Holcomb Moon, 86, of Cornelia, will be held at 2 p.m. today, May 8, at Clarkesville City Cemetery with the Rev. Tom Mewborn officiating. Ms. Moon died May 6, 2013, foll...
May 07, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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James ‘Jim’ Coolidge Barr
Funeral services for James “Jim” Coolidge Barr, 88, of Demorest will be held at 2 p.m. today, May 8, at Fairfield Baptist Church with Dr. Keith Allison officiating. Burial will follow the service i...
May 07, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Arden Piper Washington
Memorial services for Arden Piper Washington, 6-month-old daughter of Robert “Bo” and Abigail Logan Washington of Clarkesville, will be held at 4 p.m. today, May 8, at Bethlehem Baptist Church. Ard...
May 07, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Rodrigo ‘Rod’ Jurado, MD
A funeral mass for Rodrigo “Rod” Jurado, MD, of Clearwater, Fla., and Clarkesville, is scheduled for 11 a.m. Saturday, May 4, at Jesuit High School Chapel. Dr. Jurado died April 30, 2013, in Clarke...
May 03, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lurlene Ward Payne
Lurlene Ward Payne, 85, of Baldwin, died May 1, 2013. Funeral services are scheduled at 3 p.m., today, May 3, at Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, Baldwin.
May 02, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Arnold Franklin Burton
Funeral services for Arnold Franklin Burton, 67, of Cornelia, were held at 11 a.m. Thursday, May 2, at the chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home with the Rev. Danny O’Kelley and the Rev....
May 02, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Betty Jo Kimbrell
Betty Jo Kimbrell, 72, of Demorest, died April 30, 2013. Funeral services are scheduled for 2 p.m., May 2, at the chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home, Cornelia.
Apr 30, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Alman Jiles Eller
Funeral services for Alman Jiles Eller, 79, of Clarkesville, were held at 3 p.m. Sunday, April 28, at Hillside Memorial Chapel with the Rev. Walter Singletary officiating. Burial followed in Hillsi...
Apr 30, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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William F. Brown
Funeral services for William F. Brown, 72, of Cave Spring, formerly of Habersham County, were held at 3 p.m. Sunday, April 28, at New Hope Baptist Church with the Rev. Mark Evans, Dianne Henry and ...
Apr 30, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Elma Dodd Brown
Funeral services for Elma Dodd Brown, 90, of Cornelia, were held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, April 30, at the chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home with the Rev. Ronald Hooper, the Rev. Leon Thom...
Apr 30, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Carolyn Stewart Brock
Funeral services for Carolyn Stewart Brock, 54, of Alto, will be held at 2:30 p.m. today, May 1, at Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, Baldwin, with the Rev. Terry Rice officiating. Burial will ...
Apr 30, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Alvin Turner
Funeral services for Alvin Turner of Batesville will be held at 2 p.m. today, May 1, at the chapel of Parrott Funeral Home, Fairburn, with the Rev. Tony Lankford officiating. Mr. Turner died April ...
Apr 30, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sydney Burrell Whelchel
A memorial service for Sydney Burrell Whelchel, 71, of South Carolina, will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, May 3, at the Head of Tennessee Baptist Church in Dillard. Ms. Whelchel died Sunday, April 21, ...
Apr 30, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ione Martha Church
Funeral services for Ione Martha Church, 81, of Demorest, are scheduled for 2 p.m. today, April 26, at the chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home with the Rev. Charles Taylor officiating....
Apr 25, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Frank Dotson
Funeral services for Frank Dotson, 82, of Demorest, are scheduled for 2 p.m. Saturday, April 27, at Many Forks Baptist Church, Young Harris. Burial will follow in the church cemetery with full mili...
Apr 25, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Jerry Lee Reed
Funeral services for Jerry Lee Reed, 69, of Clarkesville, will be held at 2 p.m. today, April 26, at Hillside Memorial Chapel with the Rev. Randall Reed officiating. Burial will follow the service ...
Apr 25, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sydney Burrell Whelchel
A memorial service for Sydney Burrell Whelchel, 71, of South Carolina, will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, May 3, at the Head of Tennessee Baptist Church in Dillard. Ms. Whelchel died Sunday, April 21, ...
Apr 25, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Virginia M. Scott
A celebration of life service for Virginia M. Scott, 83, formerly of Cleveland, will be held Saturday, May 18, at Southside Christian Fellowship, 750 Mt. Carmel Road, McDonough. Visitation will beg...
Apr 25, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Margie Nell Elrod Morris
Margie Nell Elrod Morris, 81, of Cornelia, died April 21, 2013. Memorial services will be held at a later date. McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home, Cornelia.
Apr 24, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ione Martha Church
Ione Martha Church, age 81 of Demorest, died April 23, 2013. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced soon. McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home, Cornelia.
Apr 24, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bruce Riley Burton
Funeral services for Bruce Riley Burton, 45, of Mt. Airy, were held at 4 p.m. Saturday, April 20, at Hillside Memorial Chapel, Clarkesville. Mr. Burton died April 16, 2013. Born Nov. 3, 1967, in Ha...
Apr 24, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Blanche Truelove Bowen
Funeral services for Blanche Truelove Bowen, 96, of Cornelia, were held at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 20, at Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, Baldwin, with Dr. T. Logan Smith and Dr. Eric Spivey ...
Apr 24, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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