August 31, 2015
Obituaries

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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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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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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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.
Nov 16, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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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.
Nov 11, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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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.
Nov 08, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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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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Ruth Gerrin Jones 
Funeral services for Ruth Gerrin Jones, 94, of Alto, were held at 2 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 8, at Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, Baldwin, with the Rev. Johnny Stone, the Rev. J.R. Elrod and the ...
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Bessie Lou Pilgrim Gerrells
Funeral services for Bessie Lou Pilgrim Gerrells, 88, of Cleveland, are scheduled for 11 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 10, at Macedonia United Methodist Church with the Rev. Lester Haynes and the Rev. Garvis...
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Ellen Garrison Alexander
Funeral services for Ellen Garrison Alexander, 82, of Baldwin, are scheduled for 2 p.m. today, Nov. 9, at Homer Presbyterian Church with the Rev. Alex Stephens, the Rev. Billy Ford, the Rev. Rebeka...
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David Leon Maye
David Leon Maye, 47, of Martin, died Nov. 2, 2011. Memorial services are scheduled for 10 a.m. Nov. 5, at Christ Fellowship Church, Toccoa. McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home, Cornelia.
Nov 03, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Charles Robert Ricketson
Funeral services for Charles Robert Ricketson, 95, World War II veteran, are scheduled for 3 p.m. today, Nov. 4, at Level Grove Baptist Church in Cornelia. Mr. Ricketson died Oct. 31, 2011, in Rome...
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Hazel Wood Hooper
Funeral services for Hazel Wood Hooper, 93, of the Batesville Community, are scheduled for 2 p.m. today, Nov. 4, at Providence Baptist Church with the Rev. Kenneth McEntire and Dr. Don Drawdy offic...
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Bobby Ray 
Bobby Ray, 63, of Commerce, died Oct. 29, 2011. Memorial services are scheduled for 7 p.m., Nov. 3, at Harmony Christian Church, Commerce. Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, Baldwin.
Nov 01, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ann Gibson Wofford
Graveside services for Ann Gibson Wofford, 75, of Hiawassee, formerly of Demorest and Gainesville, were held at 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 30, at Yonah Memorial Gardens in Demorest, with the Rev. David Te...
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Joyce Manley Sosebee
Joyce Manley Sosebee, 62, of Clarkesville, died Oct. 30, 2011. Graveside services were held at 2 p.m., Nov. 1, at Habersham Cemetery. McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home, Cornelia.
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Watt Brady
Funeral services for Watt Brady, 86, of Demorest, were held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 1, Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel, Demorest, with the Rev. Roy Rogers officiating. Burial followed in Yonah...
Nov 01, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Coleman Allen 
Funeral services for Coleman Allen, 77, of Clarkesville are scheduled for 2 p.m. today, Nov. 2, at Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel, Demorest, with the Rev. Donnie Balenger, the Rev. Johnny Bra...
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