May 29, 2015
Obituaries

Beulah Beatrice Todd Dodd
Rejoice! On Nov. 23, 2011, Beulah Beatrice Todd Dodd, 88, of slipped Earth’s surly bonds and rose into the outstretched arms of her Savior and awaiting loved ones. She departed on this joyous journ...
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Evelyn Arrendale Shirley
Funeral services for Evelyn Arrendale Shirley, 76, of Demorest, were held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 26, at Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel, Demorest, with the Rev. James Harvey and the Rev. ...
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Frances Umbehant
Funeral services for Mary Frances (York) Umbehant, 86, of Cornelia, were held at 2 p.m. Monday, Nov. 28, at The Bridge Family Worship Church with the Rev. Bobby Hattaway, the Rev. Mickey Umbehant, ...
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Sallie Lou Adams Church 
Funeral services for Sallie Lou Adams Church, 94, of Clarkesville, were held at 11 a.m., Monday, Nov. 28, at Mt. Carmel Baptist Church in Demorest, with the Rev. Russ Barker and Joel Williams offic...
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Ollie ‘Marie’ Erwin Thompson Tench 
Funeral services for Ollie “Marie” Erwin Thompson Tench, 88, of the Mud Creek Community, were held at 2 p.m., Monday, Nov. 28, at Mud Creek Baptist Church with Michael Garrison and the Rev. Chad Pa...
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Dorothy Mae Perry
Graveside services for Dorothy Mae Perry, 78, of Mt Airy, were held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 29, at Glade Creek Baptist Church. Ms. Perry died Saturday, Nov. 26, 2011. Born April 27, 1933, in Habers...
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Montine Barrett Copeland
Funeral services for Montine Barrett Copeland, 99, of Gainesville, the widow of Albert L. Copeland, were held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 29, at New Bridge Baptist Church. Burial followed in the churc...
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Angie Shirley Pritchett 
Funeral services for Angie Shirley Pritchett, 87, of Alto, were held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 29, at B.C. Grant Baptist Church with the Rev. Terry Rice, the Rev. Doyal Conley and the Rev. Billy Harr...
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Bray David Adams
Graveside services for Bray David Adams, infant son of John and Davida Lack Adams of Lula, will be held at 11 a.m. today, Nov. 30, at Silver Shoals Baptist Church Cemetery with the Rev. Chris Ander...
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Harrison Norris
Funeral services for Harrison Norris, 70, of Mt. Airy, are scheduled for 2 p.m. today, Nov. 30, at the chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home with Ritchie Franklin officiating. Burial wil...
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Herschel ‘Dock’ Davis
Funeral services for Herschel “Dock” Davis, 98 years, 10 months and 12 days, of Mt. Airy, are scheduled for 11 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 1, at Hazel Creek Baptist Church with the Rev. Trent Smith, the Re...
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Virginia Etheridge Wood
A memorial service for Virginia Etheridge Wood, 90, of Decatur, will be held in Sautee Nacoochee at a later time. Mrs. Wood died Nov. 23, 2011. Born May 28, 1921, in Clayton, she was the daughter o...
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Bobby Daniel Gragg
Bobby Daniel Gragg, 57, of Toccoa, died Nov. 23, 2011. No services are planned at this time. Born June 13, 1954, in Rabun County, he was the son of Hobert Gragg and the late Ann Tyler Gragg. Bobby ...
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Susan M. Ike Medlock
Susan M. Ike Medlock, 60, of Farmongton Minn., died Nov. 18, 2011. A memorial service was conducted Nov. 22. For more information, go to whitefuneralhomes.com.
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Doris Lillian Ramey
Graveside memorial services for Doris Lillian Ramey, 80, of Clarkesville, will be held at 2 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 26, at the Jones Family Cemetery, Ben Jones Road, Clarkesville. Ms. Ramey died Satur...
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Randy Cole
Graveside services for Randy Cole, 51, of Clarkesville, were held at 2:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 17, 2011, at the Wheeler Family Cemetery in Demorest, with Jimmy Wheeler officiating.  Mr. Cole died We...
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Frances Roberts
Funeral services for Frances Roberts, 79, of Cornelia, were held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 19, in the chapel of Little & Davenport Funeral Home. Burial was in Memorial Park Cemetery. The Rev. Rondal...
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Leon B. Franklin
Leon B. Franklin, 84, died Nov. 17, 2011, in Orlando, Fla., following a brief illness. No services are scheduled. He was the son of the late W.P. and Nora Taylor Franklin of Turnerville. In additio...
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Billy Ray Martin
Funeral services for Billy Ray Martin, 66, of Loganville were held at 2 p.m. Monday, Nov. 21, at the Loganville Chapel of Tim Stewart Funeral Home with the Rev. Hulon Knight officiating. Burial fol...
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Mervin Ann Jordan Chapman
Graveside services for Mervin Ann Jordan Chapman, 79, of Mt. Airy, were held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 20, at Antioch Baptist Church Cemetery with the Rev. Matthew Mote officiating. Mrs. Chapman died ...
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Edwin Boyd Sims
Funeral services for Edwin Boyd Sims, 85, of Turnerville were held at 2 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 17, at Hillside Memorial Chapel with the Rev. John Reeser officiating. Military honors were provided by t...
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Diane Hutchens
Funeral services for Diane Hutchens, 57, of Clarkesville, will be held at 11 a.m. today, Nov. 18, at Bill Head Funeral Home, Duluth Chapel. Burial will follow in White Chapel Memorial Gardens. Mrs....
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Monk Hongsavady
Funeral services for Monk Ngonh “Venthong Hongsavady,” 61, of Alto, will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 19, at Wat Lao Buddha Sattha Temple with the Monks from Wat Lao Buddha Sattha and Lao Famil...
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Elmer W. Butler
Elmer W. Butler died Nov. 3, 2011, in Portland, Ore., at the age of 95 after a short illness. The family will organize a memorial service to celebrate Elmer’s life in Clarkesville, sometime in spri...
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Susan Adele Keefer
Memorial services for Susan Adele Keefer, 62, of Bland, Va., will be held at Salem Evangelical Lutheran Church in Bakersville, Md., at a later date. Mrs. Keefer died Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2011. Born Sep...
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Barbara Maxine Kilbreath Munsey 
Barbara Maxine Kilbreath Munsey, 87, of Clarkesville, died Nov. 12, 2011. No formal services are planned. Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, Baldwin.
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Mark Allen Shriver
A memorial service for Mark Allen Shriver, 46, of Tate City, was held at 11 a.m. Monday, Nov. 14, at Rabun County Church of Christ in Tiger. Mr. Shriver died Nov. 10, 2011, at home after a long bat...
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Cameron Jonah Jackson
On Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2011, Cameron Jonah Jackson, 10, of Apex, N.C., conquered his battle with cancer as he entered into the arms of Jesus. While he battled cancer for nearly four years, he will a...
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Carolyn Nix Skelton 
Funeral services for Carolyn Nix Skelton, 63, of Mt. Airy, were held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 13, at Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, Baldwin, with the Rev. Robert Nix officiating. Burial follow...
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Richard Madison Ramsaur
A memorial service and reception for Richard Madison Ramsaur, 82, of Clarkesville, were held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 15, at First Presbyterian Church in Clarkesville, with the Rev. Lisa Graves and ...
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Delmer Rogers Sr.
Funeral services for Delmer Rogers Sr., 83, of Cornelia, were held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 12, 2011, at Level Grove Baptist Church with David Nicholson, the Rev. Terry Rice and the Rev. Brian Jame...
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Phyllis Beatrice Brook Backes
Funeral services for Phyllis Beatrice Brook Backes, 97, of Clarkesville were held at 2 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 15, at Hillside Memorial Chapel with the Rev. Billy Burrell and Hector Orsini officiating....
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Cameron Jonah Jackson
Cameron Jonah Jackson, 10, of Apex, N.C., died Nov. 9, 2011. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced soon. McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home, Cornelia.
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Nezzie Free Strange
Funeral services for Nezzie Free Strange, 81, of Cornelia, are scheduled for 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 12, at Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, Baldwin, with the Rev. Austin Kelley and the Rev. J.R...
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Delmer Rogers Sr.
Delmer Rogers Sr., 83, of Cornelia, died Nov. 10, 2011. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced soon. McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home, Cornelia.
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Dr. Berton Schaeffer Sr.
Funeral services for Dr. Berton Timothy Schaeffer Sr., 75, of Baldwin, were held at 1 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 10, at the Hillcrest Chapel of Acree-Davis Funeral Home with the Rev. Sydney Magill-Lindqui...
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Lillian Smith Bradshaw
A memorial service for Lillian Smith Bradshaw, 93, of Demorest, will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 12, at Bethlehem Baptist Church, Clarkesville, with the Rev. Tommy Stowe officiating. Mrs. Brad...
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Willie Cecil Collins
Willie Cecil Collins, 84, of Alto, died Nov. 3, 2011. Graveside services were held at 2 p.m., Nov. 5, Alley’s Chapel Cemetery, Clarkesville. McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home, Cornelia.
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Karle Fredrick Maxwell
Funeral services for Karle Fredrick Maxwell, 51, of Mt. Airy, were held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 8, at Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel, Demorest, with the Rev. Billy Burrell officiating. Buria...
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Rev. Frank F. Ledford
Funeral services for the Rev. Frank F. Ledford, 87, of Mt. Airy, formerly of Murphy, N.C., were held at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 8, in the chapel of Ivie Funeral Home, Murphy, N.C., with Dr. Robert Dri...
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