November 21, 2014
Obituaries

Hazel I. Nicholson
Funeral services for Hazel I. Nicholson, 83, of Wayne, Mich., formerly of Clarkesville, were held at 1 p.m. Monday, Jan. 28, at Uht Funeral Home, Westland, Mich. Burial followed at Glenwood Cemeter...
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Lewis Eugene ‘Gene’ Blackburn Jr.
Funeral services for Lewis Eugene “Gene” Blackburn Jr., 58, of Gainesville, were held at 11 a.m. Monday, Jan. 28, at Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, Baldwin. Burial followed in B.C. Grant Bap...
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Frances ‘Fran’ Moore Tanner
Funeral services for Frances “Fran” Moore Tanner, 65, of Mt. Airy, are scheduled for 2 p.m. today, Jan. 30, at Glade Creek Baptist Church with the Rev. Michael Justus officiating. Burial will follo...
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Laraine Burke Canup
Private graveside services for Laraine Burke Canup, 82, of Clarkesville, will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 31, at Hillside Gardens Cemetery with Keith Canup and the Rev. Larry Free officiating....
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C. William (Bill) Hemmer Jr.
A memorial service for C. William (Bill) Hemmer Jr., 83, will take place Feb. 2 in the sanctuary of Moorings Presbyterian Church in Naples, Fla. Mr. Hemmer completed his earthly journey the evening...
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Thelma L. Turk Berg
Graveside services for Thelma L. Turk Berg, 84, of Demorest, will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Feb. 1, at the VFW Cemetery with Carter Miller officiating. Mrs. Berg died Monday, Jan. 28, 2013, at Hab...
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Hazel Loudermilk LaCount
A private funeral service for Hazel Loudermilk LaCount, 71, of Mt. Airy, will be held at a later date. Mrs. LaCount died Sunday, Jan. 27, 2013, at Habersham Medical Center. Born June 24, 1941, in H...
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Jessie Mae Williams
Funeral services for Jessie Mae Williams, 95, of Clarkesville, are scheduled for 2 p.m. today, Jan. 25, at the chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home with the Rev. John Humphries and the ...
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Lucille McCoy Wheeler
Funeral services for Lucille McCoy Wheeler, 85, of Alto, are scheduled for 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 26, at Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel, Demorest, with the Rev. Hal Cason Jr. officiating. Buri...
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Marjorie Althea Coe
A memorial service for Marjorie Althea Coe, 84, of Demorest, will be announced at a later date. Ms. Coe died Jan. 23, 2013, at home following an extended illness. Born Dec. 9, 1928, she was the dau...
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Charles Winston Hill
Funeral services for Charles Winston Hill, 83, of Demorest, were held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 19, at the chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home with the Rev. Steve Fenlon and Kenneth Gos...
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Brent Carleton Lacy
Brent Carleton Lacy began his next journey on Dec. 21, 2012, after a long dance with cancer. He was 59. Growing up in a multi-generational missionary family, Mr. Lacy had circled the world twice an...
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Rev. Robert L. Magness
A Home-going Celebration for the Rev. Robert L. Magness, 67, of Alto, was held at 3 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 20, at Alto Congregational Holiness Church with the Rev. Scott Ledbetter and Pastor Tim Beasley...
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Bynum F. Lovell
Bynum F. Lovell, 89, of Clarkesville, died at his residence Thursday, Jan. 17, 2013. Born in Clarkesville, he was the son of the late Carlton and Bertha Nicholson Lovell. In addition to his parents...
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Elizabeth Nichols
Funeral services for Elizabeth Nichols, 98, of Suwannee and formerly of Habersham Mills, are scheduled for 2:30 p.m. today, Jan. 23, at the chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home with the...
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Forester Little Hodges
Memorial services for Forester Little Hodges, 78, of Mt. Airy, will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 24, at Hillside Memorial Chapel, Clarkesville. The family will receive friends at the funeral ho...
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James ‘Jimmy’ E. Cochran
Funeral services for James “Jimmy” E. Cochran, 69, of Cornelia, are scheduled for 2 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 24, at Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel, Demorest, with the Rev. Paul Wright and the Rev....
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Grace Watson Coker
Funeral services for Grace Watson Coker, 92, of Demorest, are scheduled for 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 26, at Mt. Carmel Baptist Church with the Rev. Billy Burrell, Dr. Charles Holland and the Rev. Russ...
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Jimmy Lynn ‘Jim’ Holmes
Jimmy Lynn “Jim” Holmes, 76, of Demorest, formerly of Los Angeles, Calif., died Thursday, Jan. 17, 2013. Jim wished to be remembered as he was known to others. A private service will be held follow...
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Michael Cameron
A private service will be held for Michael Cameron, 22, of Cornelia. He died Friday, Jan. 18, 2013. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to The Gideons International, Habersham South Camp, P.O...
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Kami Montez Tench Cabe
Kami Montez Tench Cabe, 37, of Cleveland, died Jan. 14, 2013. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Jan. 17 at the chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home, Cornelia.
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Margaret Elizabeth Williams
Margaret Elizabeth Williams, 59, of Mt. Airy, died Jan. 15, 2013. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced soon. McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home, Cornelia.
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Miles Drysdale Beech
Miles Drysdale Beech, dearly beloved husband and best friend of Harriet Bancroft Beech of Clarkesville, died Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2013, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Memorial services were hel...
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Ethel P. Free Luthi
Funeral services for Ethel P. Free Luthi, 93, of Cornelia, are scheduled for 2 p.m. today, Jan. 18, at Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, Baldwin, with the Rev. Sanford Kimbrell and the Rev. Mat...
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John A. Anderson
Funeral services for John A. Anderson, 77, of Eastanollee, will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 19, at Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, Baldwin, with the Rev. Larry Ryals officiating. A priva...
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Timothy Perkins
Timothy Perkins, 60, of Mt. Airy, died Jan. 14, 2013. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 17, at Clarkesville First United Methodist Church. The family will receive friends from ...
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Ethel Luthi
Ethel Luthi, 93, of Cornelia, died Jan. 15, 2013. Arrangements are incomplete at this time and in the care of Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, Baldwin.
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Forester Little Hodges
Graveside services for Forester Little Hodges of Mt. Airy were held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 13, at Holy Cross Cemetery, New Liberty Road, Clarkesville. Hillside Memorial Chapel, Clarkesville.
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Beverly Elaine Evans Williams
A memorial graveside service for Beverly Elaine Evans Williams, 72, of Cornelia, was held at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 12, at Crest Lawn Memorial Park, Atlanta. Mrs. Williams died Wednesday, Jan. 9,...
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Kami Tench Cabe
Kami Tench Cabe, 38, of Cleveland, died Jan. 14, 2013. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced soon. McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home, Cornelia.
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Rev. Corbin Perzin ‘Cobb’ Coley
Funeral services for the Rev. Corbin Perzin “Cobb” Coley, 88, of Alto, were held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 15, at the chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home with the Rev. Garry Garrison an...
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Dorothy Jean Styles Horton
Funeral services for Dorothy Jean Styles Horton, 85, of Clarkesville, were held at 1 p.m. Monday, Jan. 14, at Christ Presbyterian Church in Demorest, with the Rev. Hobie Wood officiating. Burial fo...
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Betty Cook Ballew
Funeral services for Betty Cook Ballew, 83, of Clarkesville will be held at 11 a.m. today, Jan. 16, at Bethlehem Baptist Church with the Rev. Tommy Stowe, the Rev. Furman Lewis and the Rev. Billy B...
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Ona Mae Benfiel Lamb
A memorial service for Ona Mae Benfiel Lamb, 89, of Cornelia, will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 19, at Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, Baldwin, with the Rev. Jay Hughes officiating. Ms. ...
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Doris ‘Majell’ Durham Hallford
Funeral services for Doris “Majell” Durham Hallford, 73, of Clarkesville will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 19, at Hillside Chapel with the Rev. Matt Thomas officiating. The family will receive ...
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Daryl Leland Hoh
A memorial service celebrating the life of Daryl Leland Hoh, 74, of Demorest, will be held at 4 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 12, at The Highlands United Methodist Church, 3678 Cleveland Highway, Gainesville...
Jan 10, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ronald Umberhandt
Ronald Umberhandt, 64, of Baldwin, died Jan. 7, 2013. Memorial services were held at 2 p.m., Jan. 10, at Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, Baldwin.
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Forester L. Hodges
Forester L. Hodges, 78, of Clarkesville died Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013. Arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced by Hillside Memorial Chapel, Clarkesville.
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Elizabeth Grier Fenn
Elizabeth Grier Fenn, 93, died Saturday, Dec. 29, 2012, in Atlanta after a brief illness. Following the service by the Rev. Sara Webb Phillips at A.S. Turner and Sons, burial was in Arlington Memor...
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Jeff T. Grant
A celebration of life service for Jeff T. Grant of Clarkesville is scheduled for 2:30 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 12, at the cafeteria of North Georgia Technical College. Mr. Grant died Oct. 1, 2012. The ...
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