April 24, 2014
Obituaries

Dallas Taylor Coker
Funeral services for Dallas Taylor Coker, 91, of Demorest, were held at 11 a.m. Monday, May 7, at the chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home with the Rev. Donnie Wilkes, the Rev. Keith Al...
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Brenda Gail Hamilton Porterfield
Funeral services for Brenda Gail Hamilton Porterfield, 64, of Clarkesville, were held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, May 8, at Amy’s Creek Baptist Church with the Rev. Bill Trotter, the Rev. Anthony Shore and ...
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Glenda Campbell Porter
Funeral services for Glenda Campbell Porter, 71, of Ellijay, formerly of Clarkesville, will be held at 2 p.m. today, May 9, at Hillside Memorial Chapel with Ray Campbell and Randall Campbell offici...
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George Leonard Stancil Sr.
Funeral services for George Leonard Stancil Sr., 93, of Demorest, will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, May 10, at Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel, Demorest, with the Rev. Austin Kelley, the Rev. ...
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Lucile H. Whiten
A Celebration of Life service for Lucile H. Whiten, 93, of Cornelia, will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 5, at First Baptist Church of Cornelia with Dr. Eric Spivey officiating. Private burial an...
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David Henry Anderson
A memorial service for David Henry Anderson, 58, of Clarkesville, will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 5, at Hillside Memorial Chapel, Clarkesville, with the Rev. Lev Humphries officiating. Mr. An...
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Brady Vasco Tatum
Funeral services for Brady Vasco Tatum, 92, of the Batesville Community, Clarkesville, were held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, April 25, at Hillside Memorial Chapel with Dr. Don Drawdy officiating. Burial ...
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Lou Emma Hames Elsberry
Funeral services for Lou Emma Hames Elsberry, 92, of Tucson, Ariz., and formerly of Habersham County, were held at 2 p.m. Friday, April 27, at Hillside Memorial Chapel with David Rose officiating. ...
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Easton Emmanuel Singleton
A celebration of life for Easton Emmanuel Singleton, 17, of Alto, was held at 4 p.m. Sunday, April 29, at the Torch Worship Center with Pastor Joseph Tucker, Pastor Tim Beasley and Pastor Jason Tho...
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Edwin Dean Westbrook
Funeral services for Edwin Dean Westbrook, 62, of Alto, were held at 4 p.m. Sunday, April 29, at Level Grove Baptist Church with the Rev. Terry Rice, the Rev. Brian James, David Terrell, Jerry Payn...
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Thomas Jenkins Gailey
Funeral services for Thomas Jenkins Gailey, 72, of Baldwin, were held at 2 p.m. Sunday, April 29, at Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, Baldwin, with the Rev. Tim House, the Rev. James Morgan an...
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Joyce H. Payne
Funeral services for Joyce H. Payne, 76 of Cornelia, were held at 2 p.m. Sunday, April 29, at the chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home with the Rev. Johnny Stone and the Rev. Gary Heffn...
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Eugene Carlton Allen
Funeral services for Eugene Carlton Allen, 75, of Mt. Airy, were held at 2 p.m. Sunday, April 29, at Hazel Creek Baptist Church with the Rev. Trent Smith and the Rev. Billy Burrell officiating. Bur...
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Billy Sam Barnette
Graveside services for Billy Sam Barnette, 77, of Demorest, and formerly of Braselton, were held at 11 a.m., Monday, April 30, at Barrow Memorial Gardens, Winder, with the Rev. Roy G. Rogers offici...
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Mary Mize Underwood
Funeral services for Mary Mize Underwood, 80, of Cornelia, were held at 11 a.m. Monday, April 30, at White Creek Baptist Church with the Rev. Lewis Fortner, the Rev. Pete Martin and the Rev. Farrel...
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Susan Kay Stowe
Funeral services for Susan Kay Stowe, 64, of Clarkesville, were held at 4 p.m. Tuesday, May 1, at Bethlehem Baptist Church with Dr. Bob Horner and Dr. Bill Cashion officiating. Burial followed in t...
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Pastor Paul Watson Morris
Funeral services for Pastor Paul Watson Morris, 68, of Alto, will be held at 2 p.m. today, May 2, at the chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home with the Rev. Greg Purcell, the Rev. Lloyd ...
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Steven Joe Glenn
A candlelight memorial service for Steven Joe Glenn, 54, of Clarkesville, will be held from 7-8 p.m. Tuesday, May 8, at Steve and Kay’s home. Mr. Glenn’s wishes were to be cremated. Mr. Glenn died ...
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Joyce Holbrook Payne
Joyce Holbrook Payne, 76, of Cornelia, died April 26, 2012. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced soon. McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home, Cornelia.
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Lou Emma Hames Elsberry
Funeral services for Lou Emma Hames Elsberry, 92, of Tucson, Ariz., and formerly of Habersham County, will be held at 2 p.m. today, April 27, at Hillside Memorial Chapel with David Rose officiating...
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Eva Mae Meeler Evans
Funeral services for Eva Mae Meeler Evans, 79, of Willis, Va., formerly of Banks County, will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 28, at Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, Baldwin, with the Rev. ...
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Easton Emmanuel Singleton
A celebration of life for Easton Emmanuel Singleton, 17, of Alto, will be held at 4 p.m. Sunday, April 29, at the Torch Worship Center with Pastor Joseph Tucker, Pastor Tim Beasley and Pastor Jason...
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Kudos to Cornelia
The recent Apple Blossom BBQ Festival, held in downtown Cornelia, was a sizzling success. Downtown events, especially those attracting first-time visitors, are a boon for everyone. When heaping hos...
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Paul A. Mitchell
Paul A. Mitchell, 76, of Clarkesville, died April 18, 2012. Funeral services were held at 3 p.m. April 22, at Hollywood Baptist Church. Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel, Demorest.
Apr 25, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Gladys Mae Mulkey
Gladys Mae Mulkey, 80, of Lula, died April 21, 2012. Funeral services are scheduled for 2 p.m. today, April 25, at Mt. Carmel Baptist Church, Lula. Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, Baldwin.
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Blondine Wood Lovell
Funeral services for Blondine Wood Lovell, 90, of Clarkesville were held at 11 a.m. Friday, April 20, at Providence Baptist Church with Dr. Don Drawdy officiating. Burial followed in the church cem...
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Thelma Walker Webb
Funeral services for Thelma Walker Webb, 85, of Clarkesville, were held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, April 24, at Mount Carmel Baptist Church, Demorest, with the Rev. Russ Barker and Dr. Butch Franklin offi...
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Harold Dennis Sims
Funeral services for Harold Dennis Sims, 59, of Demorest will be held at 2 p.m. today, April 25, at Hillside Memorial Chapel with the Rev. Stacy Miller and the Rev. Michael Stewart officiating. Bur...
Apr 25, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Brady Vasco Tatum
Funeral services for Brady Vasco Tatum, 92, of the Batesville Community, Clarkesville, will be held at 11 a.m. today, April 25, at Hillside Memorial Chapel with Dr. Don Drawdy officiating. Burial w...
Apr 25, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Harold Dennis Sims
Funeral services for Harold Dennis Sims, 59, of Demorest will be held at 2 p.m. today, April 25, at Hillside Memorial Chapel with the Rev. Stacy Miller and the Rev. Michael Stewart officiating. Bur...
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Wallace L. Smith
Wallace L. Smith, 73, of Lula, died Tuesday, April 10. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m., April 14, chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home, Cornelia.
Apr 17, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Inge Willis
Inge Willis, 75, of Cleveland, died April 16, 2012. No formal services will be held at this time. Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel, Demorest.
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James Calvin ‘Buddy’ Argo
James Calvin “Buddy” Argo died quietly early Friday morning, April 6, 2012, after a valiant six-month fight with cancer. A “Celebration of Life” was held in Effland, N.C., on April 9. A graveside s...
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Dan Edward Joslin Jr.
Graveside services for Dan Edward Joslin Jr., 81, of Clarkesville, were held at 2 p.m., Saturday, April 14, at Kingtown Baptist Church Cemetery in McCaysville, with the Rev. Phil Demore officiating...
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Katherine Rebecca Jones
Funeral services for Katherine Rebecca Jones, 96, of Clarkesville and formerly of Birmingham, Ala., were held at 11 a.m., Saturday, April 14, at Clarkesville United Methodist Church with the Rev. B...
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Lois Helen Daniel
Funeral services for Lois Helen Daniel, 80, of Mt. Airy, will be held at 11 a.m. today, April 18, at the chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home with Matt Stephens officiating. Burial will...
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Janell H. ‘Townsend’ Cook
Memorial services for Janell H. “Townsend” Cook, 84, of Clarkesville, will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 21, at Hollywood Baptist Church with the Rev. Ron Dingus officiating. Mrs. Cook died Sa...
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William ‘Buck’ Arnold
Funeral services for William “Buck” Arnold, 84, of Baldwin, were held at 11 a.m. Thursday, April 12, at Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, Baldwin, with the Rev. Mickey Umbehant and the Rev. Odi...
Apr 13, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Gordon Adams
Funeral services for Gordon Adams, 76, of Clarkesville, will be held at 11 a.m. today, April 13, at Bethlehem Baptist Church with the Rev. Kenneth McEntire and the Rev. Tommy Stowe officiating. Bur...
Apr 13, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Betty Kay Canup Ricketson
Funeral services for Betty Kay Canup Ricketson, age 63, of Clarkesville will be held at 2 p.m. today, April 13, at Hillside Memorial Chapel with the Rev. Kenneth McEntire and the Rev. Bill Trotter ...
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