September 15, 2014
Obituaries

Carol Keller Pass Swafford
Carol Keller Pass Swafford, 70, of Gainesville, died Sept. 28, 2012. Graveside services are scheduled for 11 a.m., Oct. 6, in Memorial Park Cemetery. Memorial Park Funeral Home, Gainesville.
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Elmer Harold Kuhlers
Elmer Harold Kuhlers, 91, of Clarkesville died Sept. 27, 2012, at Habersham Home East nursing home. Mr. Kuhlers was born and raised in Iowa and was a successful farmer there for more than 35 years....
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Corine Edith Armour Hunnicutt
Graveside services for Corine Edith Armour Hunnicutt, 79, of Toccoa, were held at 3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 30, at Demorest City Cemetery with the Rev. Billy Burrell officiating. Mrs. Hunnicutt died Wed...
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Rachel Elizabeth Sartin Crocker
Funeral services for Rachel Elizabeth Sartin Crocker, 88, of Lula, were held at 4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 30, at the chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home with the Rev. Deron Crocker, the Rev...
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Arthur ‘Art’ Ernst Holdt
A memorial service for Arthur “Art” Ernst Holdt, 95, of Naples, Fla., formerly of Demorest, is scheduled for 2 p.m. Friday, Oct. 5, at the chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home, Cornelia...
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Mary Elizabeth Demore Ivester
Funeral services for Mary Elizabeth Demore Ivester, 94, of Clarkesville, were held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 2, at Mt. Zion Baptist Church in Turnerville with the Rev. Hal Cason officiating. Burial ...
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Jerry A. Hallford
Funeral services for Jerry A. Hallford, 81, of Demorest, were held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 2, at the chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home with the Rev. Kenneth McEntire and the Rev. Rus...
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Julia Ladie Branson Darnell
AUGUSTA – Julia Ladie Branson Darnell, 64, passed into the loving arms of her Heavenly Father Sept. 28, 2012, at University Hospital from a stroke. Family will receive friends for a “Celebration of...
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Elizabeth Quigley Fitzgerald
A memorial mass for Elizabeth Quigley Fitzgerald, 82, of Clarkesville, will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Oct. 5, at St. Mark’s Catholic Church. Mrs. Fitzgerald died peacefully Sept. 30, 2012, gratefu...
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Phillip A. Martin
Phillip A. Martin, 44, of the Fairview Community, died Sept. 22. No formal services are planned at this time. McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home, Cornelia.
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Lucille Roberts Carson
Funeral services for Lucille Roberts Carson, 86, of Clarkesville, will be held at 3 p.m. today, Sept. 28, at Bethlehem Baptist Church in Clarkesville. Burial will follow the service in the church c...
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Finess Nathaniel Gailey
Finess Nathaniel Gailey, 75, of Baldwin, died Sept. 24, 2012. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m., Sept. 28, at Redemption Outreach Ministries, Homer. McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home of...
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Lt. Ricky J. Mull
Funeral services for Lt. Ricky J. Mull, 41, of Alto, were held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 23, at Good News Baptist Church with the Rev. Austin Kelley and the Rev. Tully Griggs officiating. Burial foll...
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Lemuel Thay Pruitt
Funeral services for Lemuel Thay Pruitt, 77, of Clarkesville, were held at 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 22, at the chapel of Alexander Funeral Home with the Rev. Bobby Brown and Rev. Grady Walden officia...
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Janice Gail Newell Mann
Funeral services for Janice Gail Newell Mann, 67, of Mt. Airy, were held at 2 p.m. Monday, Sept. 24, at Clarkesville Church of God with the Rev. Tim Tanner, the Rev. Kendall Mann and the Rev. Donal...
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Porter Welborn
Funeral services for Porter Welborn, 90, of Demorest, were held at 2 p.m., Monday, Sept. 24, at Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel, Demorest, with the Rev. Terry Rice officiating. Burial will fol...
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Louise Hunter Welborn
Funeral services for Louise Hunter Welborn, 84, of Kent, Wash., formerly of Clarkesville, will be held at 2 p.m. today, Sept. 26, at Hillside Memorial Chapel with the Rev. Connie Berry officiating....
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Elbert Bradford Greemon
Funeral services for Elbert Bradford Greemon, 98, of Clarkesville, will be held at 11 a.m. today, Sept. 26, at Hillside Memorial Chapel with the Rev. Anthony Shore and the Rev. Chris York officiati...
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Ruth McPeck Crow
Funeral services for Ruth McPeck Crow, 94, of Dalton, and formerly of Cornelia, will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 27, at First Baptist Church of Cornelia, with Dr. Eric Spivey officiating. Bur...
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Tillie Speich
Memorial services for Tillie Speich, 89, of Clarkesville, will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 22, at Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel, Demorest, with Rev. Gary Roche officiating. Mrs. Spe...
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Willie Ray “Bill” Glore
Funeral services for Willie Ray “Bill” Glore, 79, of Cornelia, are scheduled for 2 p.m., today, Sept. 21 at the Antioch Baptist Church with the Rev. Kenneth Franklin and Dr. Don Samples officiating...
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Billy Long
Funeral services for William Clifton "Billy" Long Jr., 58, of Cornelia, were held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 15, at Glory Bound Baptist Church in Alto with the Rev. Mickey Umbehant and the Rev. Stev...
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Robert Alvin Owen
Memorial services for Robert Alvin Owen, 99, of Mt. Airy, will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 20 at Clarkesville United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Jan Devereaux, Rev. Brian Butler and Dr. ...
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Mary Anne Hodgson
Memorial services for Mary Anne Hodgson of Athens were held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 8 at Emmanuel Episcopal Church. A private interment followed. Ms. Hodgson died Sept. 3, 2012 after a short ill...
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Juanita H. Ivey
Memorial services for Juanita H. Ivey, 84, of Cornelia, will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 15, at First Baptist Church of Cornelia. Mrs. Ivey died Sept. 13, 2012. Born in Atlanta, she was the ...
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Joyce Ledford Schrimsher
“Let us be grateful to people who make us happy; they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom.” – Marcel Proust A private memorial service to honor a remarkable woman, Joyce Ledford S...
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Jack Simmons
Jack Simmons, 70, of Toccoa, died Sept. 9, 2012. No formal services will be held at this time. Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, Baldwin.
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Bonnie Lou Dean
Bonnie Lou Dean, 82, of Cleveland, died Sept. 7, 2012. Arrangements will be announced later by Barrett Funeral Home, Cleveland.
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Mildred Purcell Hill
Funeral services for Mildred Purcell Hill, 89, formerly of Cornelia, were held at 2 p.m. Monday, Sept. 10, at the chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home with the Rev. Jan Devereaux and th...
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Erwin T. Bennett
Funeral services for Erwin T. Bennett, 66, of Homer, are scheduled for 2 p.m. today, Sept. 12, at Line Baptist Church with the Rev. Terry Benfield and the Rev. Kenneth McEntire officiating. Burial ...
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Beverly Burrell Canup
A graveside service for Beverly Burrell Canup, 68, of Toccoa, was held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 11, at Enon Baptist Church Cemetery, Alto, with the Rev. Terry Rice officiating. Ms. Canup died Sund...
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Patsy Latrell Paris Millhof
A memorial service for Patsy Latrell Paris Millhof is scheduled for 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 15, at The Rock of Habersham Church, 350 Ansley Road, Demorest, with a reception immediately following. Pa...
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Philip Anthony ‘Tony’ Hamilton
Memorial services for Philip Anthony “Tony” Hamilton, 83, of Clarkesville, will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 15, a Hillside Memorial Chapel. The family will receive friends prior to the servic...
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Jean Garrison Murray
Jean Garrison Murray, 92, of Lula, died Sept. 4, 2012. Funeral services are scheduled for 1 p.m. today, Sept. 7, at Antioch Fire Baptized Holiness Church. McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home, Co...
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Jon Bonnette
Funeral services for Jon Bonnette, 53, of Douglasville, and formerly of Clarkesville, are scheduled for 2 p.m. today, Sept. 7, at the Clarkesville Mill Concert Hall with the Rev. Shawn Smith offici...
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Hayven J.C. Beckett
Memorial services for Hayven J.C. Beckett, 7-month-old son of Dustin Beckett and Ashlyn Miller of Cornelia, are scheduled for 4 p.m. today, Aug. 31, at the chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funer...
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Gloria Strother Gaines
Funeral services for Gloria Strother Gaines, 74, of Mt. Airy, will be held at 11 a.m. today, Aug. 31, at Hillside Memorial Chapel with the Rev. Billy Burrell and the Rev. Brian Stephens officiating...
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Marvin ‘Melvin’ Lee Canup
Marvin “Melvin” Lee Canup, 56, of Toccoa, died Sunday, Aug. 26, 2012, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. The family will hold a special gathering at the home of Roger Canup (241 Blair Road, Mt. A...
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Vera Tomlin Payne
Vera Tomlin Payne, 82, of Cornelia, died Aug. 24, 2012. Funeral services were held at 2:30 p.m. Aug. 26, at Level Grove Baptist Church, Cornelia. Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, Baldwin.
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Daniel Timothy Tatum
Funeral services for Daniel Timothy Tatum, 15, of Lula, were held at 2 p.m. Monday, Aug. 27, at the chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home with the Rev. Tim Beasley officiating. Burial fo...
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