August 21, 2014
Obituaries

Valerie Lathan Galloway
Funeral services for Valerie Lathan Galloway, 74, of Mt. Airy, were held at 3 p.m. Monday, Feb. 18, at Hazel Creek Baptist Church with the Rev. Austin Kelley, the Rev. Billy Burrell and the Rev. Ch...
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Betty Jo Slater Byrd
Betty Jo Slater Byrd, 79, of Cornelia, died Friday, Feb. 15, 2013, following a brief diagnosis of cancer. The family received friends from 2-5 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 17, at Whitfield Funeral Home, South...
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Jim H. Goss
Funeral services for Jim H. Goss, 87, of Demorest, are scheduled for 2 p.m. today, Feb. 20, at Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel, Demorest, with the Rev. Garvis Kinsey and the Rev. Kenneth McEnt...
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Rowe Truman Hart
Funeral services for Rowe Truman Hart, 89, of Alto, were held at 11 a.m. Monday, Feb. 18, at Yonah Congregational Holiness Church with the Rev. John Umberhant and the Rev. Lester Haynes officiating...
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Garvin F. Brady Jr.
A graveside service for Garvin F. Brady Jr., 81, of Clarksville, is scheduled for 1 p.m. today, Feb. 20, at Barrow Memorial Gardens with the Rev. David Crisp officiating. Mr. Brady died Saturday, F...
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James ‘Jimmy’ Sumner
Funeral services for James “Jimmy” Sumner, 76, of Baldwin are scheduled for 11 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 21, at Grace-Calvary Episcopal Church with the Rev. Dena S. Bearl officiating. The family will rec...
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James Edward Pilgrim
Funeral services for James Edward Pilgrim, 69, of Mt. Airy, were held at 2 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 14, at Zion Interdenominational Church with the Rev. Gary Heffner, the Rev. Paul Flynn and the Rev. De...
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William David ‘Bill’ Watson
A service of thanksgiving for the life and ministry of William D. “Bill” Watson, 59, of Demorest, will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 16, at Level Grove Baptist Church in Cornelia, with the Rev. ...
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Frances ‘Fran’ Franklin
Funeral services for Frances “Fran” Smith Franklin, 72, of Turnerville, are scheduled for 11 a.m. today, Feb. 15, at Mt. Zion Baptist Church with the Rev. Charlie Hopkins officiating. Burial will f...
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Ella Mae Merritt
No formal services are planned at this time for Ella Mae Merritt, 58, of Cornelia. Ms. Merritt died Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013. Those wishing to express online condolences to the Merritt family may do ...
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Doris Wofford Armenaki
Doris Wofford Armenaki, 89, of Greensboro, N.C., died Feb. 5, 2013. Arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced by Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel, Demorest.
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Elizabeth Joann Baker
Graveside services for Elizabeth Joann Baker, 51, of Maysville, were held at 11 a.m. Friday, Feb. 8, at Enon Baptist Church Cemetery with the Rev. Craig Sumitt officiating. Mrs. Baker died Wednesda...
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W. Scot Damroze
W. Scot Damroze, 46, of Flowery Branch, formerly of Banks County, died Feb. 11, 2013. Funeral services are scheduled for 2 p.m. today, Feb. 13, at Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, Baldwin.
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Frances Louise Moore Simpson
Funeral services for Frances Louise Moore Simpson, 86, of Tuttle, Okla., were held at 2 p.m. Monday, Feb. 11, in the chapel of Smith Funeral Home in Winder, with the Rev. Ed Demirgian of Gainesvill...
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Deborah Ayers Ramey
Funeral services for Deborah Ayers Ramey, 57, of Demorest, were held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 10, at the chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home with the Rev. Shane Jenkins and Dr. Earl Fowl...
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Eleanor Mae Proper
Eleanor Mae Proper, 90, of Stuart, Fla., died Feb. 10, 2013, at Parkway Health and Rehab. Born in Pittsburgh, Pa., she resided in Stuart, Fla., since 1955, coming from Union City, Pa. Before retiri...
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Sandra Canup Kimbrell
Funeral services for Sandra Canup Kimbrell, 56, of Clarkesville, will be held at 2 p.m. today, Feb. 13, at Hillside Memorial Chapel with the Rev. Tracy Davidson, the Rev. Bill Trotter and Bobby Par...
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Irene Sutton Land
Funeral services for Irene Sutton Land, 92, of Cornelia, are scheduled for 11 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 14, at Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel, Demorest, with the Rev. Brian James and the Rev. Terry...
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Benny G. Allison
Benny G. Allison, 70, of Cleveland, died Feb. 5, 2013. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Feb. 7, at the chapel of Barrett Funeral Home, Cleveland.
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Hugh E. Whitner
Funeral services for Hugh E. Whitner, 78, of Clarkesville, were held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 7, at the chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home with Pastor Tony Kemp officiating. Burial f...
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Marion Mallette Smith Jr.
A memorial service for Marion Mallette Smith Jr., 61, of Americus, will be held at 4 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 10, at Salem United Methodist Church in Americus. Mr. Smith died Jan. 28, 2013, in the Philipp...
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Bruce Victor Laut
Memorial services for Bruce Victor Laut, 81, of Cleveland, are scheduled for 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 9, at the chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home. Full military honors will be provided...
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Bessie Mae Martin Dooley
Bessie Mae Martin Dooley, 89, of Homer, died Feb. 5, 2013. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., Feb. 7, at Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, Baldwin.
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Gregory ‘Greg’ Martin Baker
Gregory ‘Greg’ Martin Baker, 38, of Lula, died Jan. 31, 2013. Funeral services were held Feb. 2 at Silver Shoals Baptist Church. Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, Baldwin.
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William Arthur Chastain
Funeral services for William Arthur Chastain, 70, of Cornelia, were held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 5, at Level Grove Baptist Church with the Rev. Sanford Kimbrell, the Rev. Brian James and the Rev. T...
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Bruce Victor Laut
Bruce Victor Laut, 81, of Cleveland, died Feb. 1, 2013. Memorial services are scheduled for 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 9, at the chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home, Cornelia.
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Dorothy Beaver Addis
Funeral services for Dorothy Beaver Addis, 76, of Clarkesville, will be held at 2 p.m. today, Feb. 6, at Macedonia Baptist Church with the Rev. Leon Miller and the Rev. Raymond Payne officiating. B...
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Gladys Davis Pitts
Funeral services for Gladys Davis Pitts, 85, of Mt. Airy, are scheduled for 11 a.m. today, Feb. 6, at Hazel Creek Baptist Church with the Rev. Billy Burrell and the Rev. Trent Smith officiating. Bu...
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Brenda Sue Ledford Smith
Funeral services for Brenda Sue Ledford Smith, 63, of Turnerville, will be held at 5:30 p.m. today, Feb. 6, at Hillside Memorial Chapel, Clarkesville. Burial will follow the service in Mt. Zion Bap...
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Hugh E. Whitner
Funeral services for Hugh E. Whitner, 78, of Clarkesville, are scheduled for 11 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 7, at the chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home with Pastor Tony Kemp officiating. Bur...
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Melvin John Boring
Melvin John Boring, 78, of Lula, died Jan. 29, 2013. A private memorial service will be held at a later date. McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home, Cornelia.
Jan 31, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bruce Brown
Memorial services for Bruce Brown, 87, are scheduled for 1 p.m. today, Feb. 1, at Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel, Demorest. Mr. Brown died peacefully at his residence on Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2...
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Virginia Foster
CHERRYVILLE, N.C. – Funeral services for Virginia Foster, 83, of Shelby, N.C., will be held at noon today, Feb. 1, in the chapel of Lutz-Austell Funeral Home. The family will receive friends from 1...
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Richard Leon Mullins
A Celebration of Life service for Richard Leon Mullins, 71, of Marietta, will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 2, at The Torch Worship Center in Demorest, with reception following. Mr. Mullins die...
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Edmund Penn White III, MD
Edmund Penn White III, MD, 68, of Sautee, died Jan. 24, 2013. Barrett Funeral Home, Cleveland.
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Lawrence Franklin Shook
Lawrence Franklin Shook, 89, of Clayton, died Jan. 26, 2013. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m., Jan. 29, at Persimmon Church of God. Beck Funeral Home, Clayton.
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Marjorie Althea Coe
Marjorie Althea Coe, 84, of Demorest, died Jan. 23, 2013. A memorial service is planned, 11 a.m., Feb. 2, at Bethel Temple Congregational Holiness Church. Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel, Demo...
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Lucille McCoy Wheeler
Funeral services for Lucille McCoy Wheeler, 85, of Alto, were held at 3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 26, at Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel, Demorest, with the Rev. Hal Cason Jr. officiating. Burial fo...
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Paul Brookshire
Funeral services for Paul Brookshire, 88, of Scottsboro, Ala., were held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 26, at the Scottsboro Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Jody Gamble and the Rev. Johnny Fincher off...
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Charlene Jones Jenkins
Funeral services for Charlene Jones Jenkins, 77, of Mt. Airy, were held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 26, at Antioch Baptist Church, Mt. Airy, with Pastor Brian Stephens officiating. Burial followed in ...
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