July 31, 2015
Obituaries

Bernard Alvin Jackson
Bernard Alvin Jackson, 82, of Marietta, formerly of Cleveland, died Jan. 20, 2012, at his residence. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m., Jan. 23, at Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel, Demorest.
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Edna Mae Elrod
Edna Mae Gerrin Elrod, 84, of Cornelia, died Jan. 24, 2012. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced soon. McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home, Cornelia.
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Elizabeth Olds Lively
A memorial service for Elizabeth “Liz” Olds Lively of Martin will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 28, at First Presbyterian Church in Cornelia. Mrs. Lively died Jan. 14, 2012.
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Maude Irene Blair Nicholson
Funeral services for Maude Irene Blair Nicholson, 83, of Clarkesville, were held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 22, at Hills Crossing Baptist Church with the Rev. Walter Singletary officiating. Burial foll...
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Ruby York Adams Herron
Funeral services for Ruby York Adams Herron, 91, of Easley, S.C., will be held at 1:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 27, at Whitley’s Funeral Home Chapel, Kannapolis, N.C., with the Rev. Glynn Weatherby offici...
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Cathy Sullens Railey
Memorial services for Cathy Sullens Railey, 57, of Alto, are scheduled for 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 28, at the chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home with the Rev. Scott Ledbetter and the Re...
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Charles E. Dunlap
Charles E. Dunlap, 77, died Friday, Jan. 20, 2012, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville, with his loving wife and family by his side. Charles’ wishes were to be cremated with a memori...
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Ruby Evelyn Wiley
Funeral services for Ruby Evelyn Wiley, 75, of Lula, will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, Jan. 27, at Living Word Tabernacle in Lula. Burial will follow in Clemons Chapel United Methodist Church Cemetery...
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Edna Mae Elrod
Edna Mae Gerrin Elrod, 84, of Cornelia, died Jan. 24, 2012. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced soon. McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home, Cornelia.
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Maude Irene Blair Nicholson
Funeral services for Maude Irene Blair Nicholson, 83, of Clarkesville, were held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 22, at Hills Crossing Baptist Church with the Rev. Walter Singletary officiating. Burial foll...
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Bernard Alvin Jackson Bernard Alvin Jackson, 82, of Marietta, formerly of Cleveland, died Jan. 20, 2012, at his residence. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m., Jan. 23, at Whitfield Funeral Home, ...
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Ruby Evelyn Wiley
Funeral services for Ruby Evelyn Wiley, 75, of Lula, will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, Jan. 27, at Living Word Tabernacle in Lula. Burial will follow in Clemons Chapel United Methodist Church Cemetery...
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Ruby York Adams Herron
Funeral services for Ruby York Adams Herron, 91, of Easley, S.C., will be held at 1:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 27, at Whitley’s Funeral Home Chapel, Kannapolis, N.C., with the Rev. Glynn Weatherby offici...
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Cathy Sullens Railey
Memorial services for Cathy Sullens Railey, 57, of Alto, are scheduled for 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 28, at the chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home with the Rev. Scott Ledbetter and the Re...
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Charles E. Dunlap
Charles E. Dunlap, 77, died Friday, Jan. 20, 2012, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville, with his loving wife and family by his side. Charles’ wishes were to be cremated with a memori...
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Polly Wiley Turner
Polly Wiley Turner, 78, of Lula, died Jan. 17, 2012. Memorial services will be held at 2 p.m. today, Jan. 20, at Clemons Chapel United Methodist Church, Lula. Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, ...
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Richard E. Nix
Funeral services for Richard E. Nix, 67, of Demorest, were held at 2 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 19, at Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, Baldwin, with the Rev. Austin Kelley and the Rev. Robert Nix of...
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Elsie Terry Sutton
Funeral services for Elsie Terry Sutton, 83, of Alto, are scheduled for 2 p.m. today, Jan. 20, at Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel, Demorest, with the Rev. Tim Beasley and Caleb Martin officiat...
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Brantley Crawford Beeso
Funeral services for Brantley Crawford Beeso, infant son of Edward and Shauna Beeso of Clarkesville, will be held at 2 p.m. today, Jan. 20, at Demorest Church of God with the Rev. Mitch Evans offic...
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Ralph Cash
Funeral services for Ralph Cash, 63, of Cornelia, will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 21, at the chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home with the Rev. Jeff Appling and the Rev. Malcolm C...
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Coach Sammy Cunningham
Memorial services for Coach Sammy Cunningham, 75, of Alto, will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 22, in the auditorium of the new Habersham Central High School with the Rev. Scott Brown, the Rev. Cra...
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Rebecca Stewart Carey
A memorial service for Rebecca Stewart Carey, 95, will be held at Heritage of Peachtree, 1967 Highway 54 West, Fayetteville, at 2:30 p.m., Jan. 25. Mrs. Stewart died Jan. 6, 2012. A woman of quiet ...
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Nancy W. Loonam
A memorial service for Nancy W. Loonam, 78, of Demorest, will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 28, at Hamilton Mill Memorial Chapel with the Rev. Zack Martin officiating. The family will receive f...
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Elizabeth Olds Lively
A celebration of life for Elizabeth “Liz” Olds Lively of Martin will be held at a later date. Mrs. Lively died Saturday, Jan. 14, 2012, in her home after a courageous battle with cancer. Born Sept....
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Kaen Chanthaluexay
Kaen Chanthaluexay, 57, of Alto, died Jan. 14, 2012. Funeral services are scheduled for 1 p.m., Jan. 20, at Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, Baldwin.
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Phillip Dwight Blackburn
 Phillip Dwight Blackburn, 59, of Homer, died Jan. 13, 2012. Memorial service to be held at 1 p.m. today, Jan. 18, at Bethany Christian Church, Homer. Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, Baldwin.
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Michael D.J. Cieslak
BRANDON, Fla. – Michael Donald Jerome Cieslak, 89, of Tampa, Fla., formerly of Mt. Airy, died Dec. 3, 2011, in Tampa, Fla., at Sun City Hospice House. He was born Nov. 9, 1922, in Chicago, Ill. He ...
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Jean W. Lee
Funeral services for Jean W. Lee, 62, of Clarkesville were held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 14, at Macedonia Baptist Church with the Rev. Brion Williams officiating. Burial followed in the church ceme...
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Katherine Goss York 
Funeral services for Katherine Goss York, 93, of Cornelia, were held at 2 p.m. Monday, Jan. 16, at Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel, Demorest, with the Rev. Herb Chisenhall officiating. Burial ...
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John Edward Moore
Funeral services for John Edward Moore, 83, of Clarkesville, were held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 14, at Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel, Demorest, with the Rev. Grady Walden officiating. Buria...
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Thomas Passmore
Funeral services for Thomas “Tom” Dewitt Passmore, 85, of Blairsville, are scheduled for 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 21, at Mountain View Funeral Home, 513 No. 3 Murphy Hwy., Blairsville. Burial will fol...
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Pearl Gibson Tomlin
Funeral services for Pearl Gibson Tomlin, 72, of Cornelia, were held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 8, at the chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home with the Rev. Chris York officiating. Burial f...
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Blondell Knight Dill
Funeral services for Blondell Knight Dill, affectionately known as “Granny,” of Mt. Airy, were held at 3 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 8, at Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel, Demorest, with the Rev. Jerry ...
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Emily Lloyd McClelland 
Funeral services for Emily Lloyd McClelland, 94, of Demorest, will be held at 5 p.m. today, Jan. 11, at Grace-Calvary Episcopal Church with the Rev. Dena Bearl officiating. Burial will be held at a...
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Barbara Sue Grant Rider
Funeral services for Barbara Sue Grant Rider, 61, of Murrayville, are scheduled for 3 p.m. today, Jan. 11, at Banister Funeral Home Chapel in Dahlonega with the Rev. David Sosbee and the Rev. Lyman...
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Frank Clinton Jones
Funeral services for Frank Clinton Jones, 72, of Clarkesville, were held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 8, at Hillside Memorial Chapel with the Rev. Paris Whitworth and the Rev. Kenneth Taylor officiating....
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John Davis
A memorial service for John Davis, 81, will be held at the Elks Club, Gainesville, at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 14. Everyone who was a friend of Mr. Davis is welcome to attend the service. John Davi...
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Marjorie Lois ‘Marge’ Felder
A memorial service for Marjorie Lois Felder (Marge), 90, will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, Jan. 16, at Grace-Calvary Episcopal Church in Clarkesville. Marge died Dec. 29, 2011, of recently diagnosed ...
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Calvin S. Crocker
Funeral services for Calvin S. Crocker, 92, of Lula, will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 12, at the chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home with the Rev. Deron Crocker, the Rev. Tracy Da...
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