July 30, 2014
Obituaries

Irene Carter Goss
Funeral services for Irene Carter Goss, 91, of Demorest, are scheduled for 2 p.m. Friday, March 1, at Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel, Demorest, with the Rev. Garvis Kinsey and the Rev. Kennet...
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Rev. Henry Grady Barnes
Funeral services for the Rev. Henry Grady Barnes, 75, of Demorest, will be held at 11 a.m. today, March 1, at Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel, Demorest, with the Rev. Chris York, the Rev. Char...
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George ‘Reynolds’ Holcomb
Funeral services for George “Reynolds” Holcomb, 83, of Demorest, are scheduled for 2 p.m. Saturday, March 2, at Fairfield Baptist Church with the Rev. Keith Allison and the Rev. Kenneth Taylor offi...
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Joyce Mote Norton
Funeral services for Joyce Mote Norton, 79, of Mt. Airy, are scheduled for 2 p.m. today, March 1, at the chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home with the Rev. Robert Clark officiating. Bur...
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Betty Jane Ivie Barnette
Graveside services for Betty Jane Ivie Barnette, 80, of Demorest, are scheduled for 2 p.m. Saturday, March 2, at Barrow Memorial Gardens with the Rev. Megan Hallford Gomez officiating. Mrs. Barnett...
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Donald R. Ellison
Donald R. Ellison, 85, of Cornelia, formerly of Salt Lake City, Utah, died Feb. 21, 2013. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m., Feb. 25, Olpin Mortuary Chapel, Pleasant Grove, Utah. Whitfield Funer...
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Mary Stevens Gibbs
Funeral services for Mary Stevens Gibbs, 92, of Alto, were held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 24, at Davisboro United Methodist Church with the Rev. Ron Dixon officiating. Burial followed in Davisboro Cem...
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Evelyn Brown Church
Funeral services for Evelyn Brown Church, 90, of Clarkesville, were held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 26, at Clarkesville Baptist Church with the Rev. David Turner, Mary Turner and the Rev. Grady Walden...
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Richard Hugh Giffin
Funeral services for Richard Hugh Giffin, 91, of Clarkesville, are scheduled for 11 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 28, at Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel, Demorest, with the Rev. Lisa Graves officiating....
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James David Sellers
Funeral services for James David Sellers, 71, of Alto, were held at 2 p.m. Monday, Feb. 18, at Sosebee Memorial Chapel with the Rev. John Graham and the Rev. Jason Walls officiating. Burial followe...
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Nolan Michael Eaton
Graveside services for Nolan Michael Eaton, infant son of Michael and Stefanie Turner Eaton of Baldwin, are scheduled for 11 a.m. today, Feb. 22, at Hills Crossing Baptist Church Cemetery with the ...
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Herbert D. Tench
Funeral services for Herbert D. Tench, 92, of Cornelia, were held at 2 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 21, at New Bridge Baptist Church, Cleveland, with Pastor Phillip Robinson and the Rev. Darin Cain officiat...
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Charles E. O’Farrell
Memorial services for Charles E. O’Farrell, 82, of Clarkesville, will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 23, at Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel, Demorest, with the Rev. Herb Snedden officiating....
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Dr. Joseph Emmett Henderson
A Celebration of Life service for Dr. Joseph Emmett Henderson, 85, a veteran of World War II and a Baptist pastor of three churches, will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 26, at Johns Creek Baptist...
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Doris Wofford Armenaki
Doris Wofford Armenaki, 89, of Greensboro, N.C., died Feb. 5, 2013. Memorial graveside services will be held in the spring, at Yonah Memorial Gardens, Demorest. Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel...
Feb 19, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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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...
Feb 15, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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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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