September 01, 2015
Obituaries

Michael James Martin
Funeral services for Michael James Martin, 59, of Cornelia, will be held at 2 p.m. today, Feb. 15, in the chapel of Evans Funeral Home with the Rev. Jan Devereaux officiating. Burial will be at Pen...
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Mark Gregory Benfield
Funeral services for Mark Gregory Benfield, 41, of Clarkesville, were held at 3 p.m. Monday, Feb. 13, at Joy Baptist Church with Chris Webb, Tony Goss, Johnathan Fitzpatrick and Johnny Jett officia...
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Willene Mote Nix
Willene Mote Nix, 87, of Cornelia, died Feb. 7, 2012. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 9, at the chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home, Cornelia.
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Barbara Lee Martin 
Barbara Lee Martin, 78, of Gainesville, died Feb. 8, 2012. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 11, at Whitefield Funeral Home, North Chapel, Demorest.
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Melissa Hubbard Gosnell Rodriguez
Melissa Hubbard Gosnell Rodriguez, 35, of Alto, died Feb. 7, 2012. Funeral services will be held at 4 p.m. today, Feb. 10, at the chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home, Cornelia.
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Brenda Kay Ballew 
Funeral services for Brenda Kay Ballew, 62, of Cornelia, were held at 1 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 9, at Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel, Demorest, with the Rev. Wayne Fowler and the Rev. Tony Goss o...
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Ralph E. Kesler 
Funeral services for Ralph E. Kesler, 73, of Homer, are scheduled for 2 p.m. Friday, Feb. 10, at Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, Baldwin, with the Rev. Roy G. Rogers and the Rev. Chad Payne o...
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Lester L. Miller Sr. 
Funeral services for Lester L. Miller Sr., 65, of Alto, will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 11, at Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel, Demorest, with the Rev. Doyal Conley officiating. Mr. Mil...
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Michael S. ‘Rodeo’ Canup
Memorial services for Michael S. “Rodeo” Canup, 59, of Lula, were held at 2 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 9, at Hillside Memorial Chapel with full firefighter honors. Jerry Palmer and Billy Joe Jenkins offic...
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Charles Wayne Hughes
Funeral services for Charles Wayne Hughes, 74, of Demorest, will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 11, at the chapel of McGahee-Griffin and Stewart Funeral Home with the Rev. Connie Berry and the Re...
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Eunell McDougald Tench
Eunell McDougald Tench, 77, of Cornelia, died Feb. 4, 2012. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m., Feb. 6, at New Bridge Baptist Church. McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home, Cornelia.
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Vivian Virginia Matthews Tatum
Graveside services for Vivian Virginia Matthews Tatum, 94, of Walhalla, S.C., formerly of Rabun Gap and Cornelia, were held at 4 p.m. Monday, Feb. 6, at Wesley Presbyterian Cemetery at Rabun Gap-Na...
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William Douglas ‘Doug’ Barnett
Funeral services for William Douglas “Doug” Barnett, 88, of Demorest, were held at 11 a.m. Monday, Feb. 6, at Whitfield Funeral Home North Chapel – Demorest, with Dr. Tom Mewborn officiating. Buria...
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Linda Kay Chaffin
Funeral services for Linda Kay Chaffin, 54, of Baldwin, were held at 2 p.m. Monday, Feb. 6, at the chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home with the Rev. Bobby Hattaway, the Rev. Terry Benf...
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John ‘Johnny’ Ralph Barrett
Funeral services for John “Johnny” Ralph Barrett, 70, of Lula, were held at 3 p.m. Monday, Feb. 6, at the chapel of Little-Ward Funeral Home with the Rev. Steve Cole and the Rev. Larry Dyer officia...
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Carol W. Elrod
Funeral services for Carol W. Elrod, 64, of Mt. Airy, were held at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 7, at Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, Baldwin, with Dr. Bill Barrs and Dr. Kenneth Franklin officiating...
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Paul C. Ivie
Graveside services for Paul C. Ivie, 77, of Clarkesville, were held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 7, at Macedonia Baptist Church Cemetery with the Rev. Leon Miller officiating. Mr. Ivie died Friday, Feb....
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Martha Frances Elkins Cobb
Graveside services for Martha Frances Elkins Cobb, 88, of Cornelia, will be held at 1 p.m. today, Feb. 8, at Stephens Memorial Gardens with the Rev. Billy Burrell and the Rev. Larry Free officiatin...
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Carl Leslie Sawyer
A memorial service for Carl Leslie Sawyer, 93, of Clarkesville, will be held at Hollywood Baptist Church near the end of April. Mr. Sawyer died Feb. 1, 2012. He was a body donor to the Emory Univer...
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Raymond C. Greene
Funeral services for Raymond C. Greene, 86, of Cornelia, are scheduled for 11 a.m. today, Feb. 8, at Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, Baldwin, with the Rev. Billy Burrell officiating. Burial w...
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Lonnie B. Bloodworth Sr.
Memorial services for Lonnie B. Bloodworth Sr., 90, of Cornelia, are scheduled for 11 a.m., today, Feb. 3, at Faith Tabernacle Baptist Church with Rev. Johnny Johnson officiating. Mr. Bloodworth di...
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William Alfred “Pop” Waycaster Funeral services for William Alfred “Pop” Waycaster, 88, of Baldwin, are scheduled for 2 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 4, at Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel, Demorest, wi...
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Capt. John L. Tidwell
U.S. Marine Corps Capt. John L. Tidwell (retired), 75, of Cornelia and Havelock, N.C., died Jan. 27, 2012. A private burial will be held at Costal Carolina State Veterans Cemetery in Jacksonville, ...
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Maudie Barrett Moss
Funeral services for Maudie Barrett Moss, 91, of Clarkesville, were held at 2 p.m. Monday, Jan. 30, at Hillside Memorial Chapel with Dr. Keith Allison and the Rev. Austin Kelley officiating. Burial...
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Mary Jeanette Moore Crunkleton Childs
Memorial services for Mary Jeanette Moore Crunkleton Childs, 93, of Kennesaw and formerly of Toccoa, will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 4, at the chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home...
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Eula Nix
Eula Nix, 65, of Sautee, died Jan. 26, 2012. Arrangements areincomplete at this time and will be announced by Barrett Funeral Home of Cleveland.
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Jewell Inez Anderson
Jewell Inez Anderson, 88, of Demorest, died Jan. 25, 2012. Funeral services are scheduled for 12:30 p.m. today, Jan. 27, at The Torch Worship Center. McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home, Cornelia.
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Thomas Louis Walls
Funeral services for Thomas Louis Walls, 81, of Clarkesville, were held at 3 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 26, at Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel, Demorest, with the Rev. Phillip Yarber, the Rev. Walter...
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Edna Mae Gerrin Elrod
Funeral services for Edna Mae Gerrin Elrod, 84, of Cornelia, were held at 2 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 26, at the chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home with the Rev. Chris York and the Rev. J.R...
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Ruby Wilson Wiley
Funeral services for Ruby Wilson Wiley, 75, of Lula, will be held at 2 p.m. today, Jan. 27, at Living Word Tabernacle in Lula with the Rev. Glenn Compton, the Rev. Bobby Carter and the Rev. Harold ...
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Willene Mason Weathersby 
Willene Mason Weathersby, 71, of Cornelia, died Jan. 23, 2012. Memorial services will be held at a later date. Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, Baldwin.
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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, 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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