August 03, 2015
Obituaries

Lois Ferguson
A memorial service for Lois Kaulbach Ferguson of Charlotte, North Carolina, was held at 11 a.m. Saturday, July 11, at the Cove in Brookdale East Retirement Center. Mrs. Ferguson passed away peacefu...
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Lewis McDonald
Funeral services for Lewis McDonald, 76, of Alto, were held at 3 p.m. Sunday, July 12, at Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, with the Rev. Bill Carpenter and the Rev. Doug Saxton officiating. Bu...
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Carlton W. Blackburn
Funeral services for Carlton W. Blackburn, 89, of Cornelia, were held at 3 p.m. Tuesday, July 14, at First Baptist Church, Cornelia, with Dr. Eric Spivey and the Rev. David Turner officiating. Buri...
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Ira Clair Williams Crouch
Funeral services for Ira Clair Williams Crouch, 83, of Turnerville, were held at 11 a.m. Thursday, July 9, at Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel with the Rev. Mike Franklin and the Rev. James Fra...
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Thelma Ree Corn Shook
Thelma Ree Corn Shook, 68, of Demorest, died July 7, 2015. Funeral services are scheduled for 11 a.m. today, July 10, at Good News Baptist Church. McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home, Cornelia.
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Dorene Barrett
Funeral services for Dorene Barrett, 79, of Cornelia, are scheduled for 11 a.m. today, July 8, at Whitfield Funeral Home, North chapel, with the Rev. Terry Benfield and the Rev. Clarence Reynolds o...
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Edwin ‘Spur’ Wiley
Funeral services for Edwin “Spur” Wiley, 66, of Alto, were held at noon Tuesday, July 7, at Yonah Congregational Holiness Church with the Rev. Fred Enlow officiating. Burial followed in Clemons Cha...
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James Hughes
Funeral services for James Hughes, 82, of Dalton, are scheduled for today, July 8, at First United Methodist Church of Dalton. Viewing will begin at 1 p.m. and the service will be at 3 p.m. with Dr...
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Edwin ‘Boze’ Kraft
Funeral services for Edwin “Boze” Kraft, 41, of Cornelia, are scheduled for 11 a.m. Thursday, July 9, at Glidden - Ediger Chapel, McPherson, Kansas, with Pastor Duane Harper officiating. Mr. Kraft ...
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Thelma Rea Corn Shook
Thelma Rea Corn Shook, 68, of Demorest, died July 7, 2015. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced soon. McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home of Cornelia is in charge of arrangements.
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John H. Myers Sr.
John H. Myers Sr., 93, of Alto, died July 7, 2015. Funeral services are scheduled for 2 p.m. July 9, at Alto Congregational Holiness Church. Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, Baldwin.
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David Jonathon Whitaker
David Jonathon Whitaker, 43, of Mt. Airy, died July 3, 2015. Funeral services are scheduled for 2 p.m. today, July 8, at the chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home, Cornelia.
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Evelyn Ryals Barron
Funeral services for Evelyn Ryals Barron, 97, of Demorest, are scheduled for 3 p.m. Monday, July 6, at Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel, with Dr. Tom Mewborn officiating. Burial will follow in ...
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Doris Baird Clark
Funeral services for Doris Baird Clark, 84 of Cornelia, are scheduled for 2 p.m. today, July 3, at Cornelia United Methodist Church with Dr. Jay Hughes and the Rev. Steve Doran officiating. Burial ...
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Raymond Holbrooks
Funeral services for Raymond Holbrooks, 81, of Baldwin, were held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, June 30, at the chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home with Dr. Kenneth Franklin and the Rev. Tim Hous...
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Myrtle Massey Crenshaw
Funeral services for Myrtle Massey Crenshaw, 93, of Cornelia, were held at 11 a.m. Monday, June 29, at Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, Baldwin, with the Rev. Larry Free officiating. Burial fo...
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Carole Anderson Caldwell
Funeral services for Carole Anderson Caldwell, 72, of Clarkesville, were held at 2 p.m. Sunday, June 28, at Hillside Memorial Chapel in Clarkesville with Pastor Mike Franklin and Dr. Craig Ward off...
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Heidi McGrew
Heidi McGrew, 69, of Helen, died June 27, 2015. No formal services are planned at this time. Arrangements are in care of Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel, Demorest.
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Barry ‘Buffalo’ Whitfield
Barry “Buffalo” Whitfield, 50, of Alto, died June 25, 2015. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. June 28 at Rock Springs Baptist Church, Lula. Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, Baldwin.
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Milton Griswold
Memorial services for Milton Loman Griswold, 50, of the Batesville Community, Clarkesville, are scheduled for 3 p.m. Saturday, June 27, at Hillside Memorial Chapel with the Rev. Anthony Rabern offi...
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LaRay Arbogast
Funeral services for LaRay Arbogast, 82, of Cornelia, are scheduled for 4 p.m. Saturday, June 27, at Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, with the Rev. Charles Crabbe officiating. Ms. Arbogast die...
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Aaron Laverne ‘Joe’ Sisk
Aaron Laverne “Joe” Sisk, 78, of Marietta, died June 18, 2015. Memorial services are scheduled for 2:30 p.m. June 27, at Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, Baldwin.
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Mary Lenora Faver
Mary Lenora Faver, 92, of Demorest, died Friday, June 12, 2015, after an extended illness. Her family will hold a private memorial for her. Formerly a resident of Atlanta, she led a full life that ...
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Helen Joan VanDalsem Stokes
Graveside services for Helen Joan VanDalsem Stokes, 66, of Clarkesville, were held at 3 p.m. Tuesday, June 23, at Oak Grove Cemetery in Americus. Mrs. Stokes died Saturday, June 20, 2015, at her re...
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Blondine Wheeler Whitmore Tomlin
Memorial services for Blondine Wheeler Whitmore Tomlin, 86, of Demorest, are scheduled for 10 a.m. today, June 24, at Yonah Memorial Gardens. Mrs. Tomlin died Sunday, June 21, 2015. Born Oct. 18, 1...
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Blanche Spivey Tallent
Services for Blanche Spivey Tallent, 86, of Clarkesville, were held at 11 a.m. Saturday, June 20, at Hills Crossing Baptist Church with the Rev. Walter Singletary officiating. Burial followed the s...
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Patsy Butler Fricks
Patsy Butler Fricks, 65, of Lula, died June 18, 2015. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. June 22, Lula Assembly of Praise. McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home, Cornelia.
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Woody Reece Sr.
Woody Reece Sr., 80, of Dawsonville, died June 18, 2015. A Celebration of Life service will be held at a later date. Byars Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Cumming.
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Carol Dempsey Kimbrel
Carol Dempsey Kimbrel, 76, of Cornelia, died June 16, 2015. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. June 18, at Level Grove Baptist Church. Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, Baldwin.
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Lonnie Mike Brown
Lonnie Mike Brown, 39, of Clarkesville, died June 16, 2015. Funeral services are scheduled for 3 p.m. today, June 19, at the chapel of Barrett Funeral Home, Cleveland.
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Blanche Spivey Tallent
Blanche Spivey Tallent, 86, of Clarkesville died June 17, 2015. Funeral services are scheduled for 11 a.m. June 20 at Hills Crossing Baptist Church, Clarkesville. Visitation will be from 5-8 p.m. t...
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Paul William Wheeler Sr.
Graveside memorial services for Paul William Wheeler Sr., 81, of Demorest, were held at 10 a.m. Thursday, June 18, at VFW Memorial Cemetery. Mr. Wheeler died Monday, June 15, 2015, at his residence...
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Kendra Brooke Dover
Kendra Brooke Dover, 27, of Clarkesville, died June 17, 2015. Funeral services are scheduled for 11 a.m. June 20, at Hollywood Baptist Church. The family will receive friends from 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 ...
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Denise Hicks Taylor
Funeral services for Denise Hicks Taylor, 52, of Clarkesville, are scheduled for 2 p.m. Saturday, June 20, at Hillside Memorial Chapel. Burial will follow the service in Clarkesville Memorial Cemet...
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Rev. Paul A. Wright
Funeral services for the Rev. Paul A. Wright, 65, of Mt. Airy, are scheduled for 11 a.m. Saturday, June 20, at Level Grove Baptist Church with the Rev. Wayne Edwards and the Rev. Michael Gossett of...
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Wanda June Sutton Gross
Wanda June Sutton Gross, 81, of Clarkesville and formerly of Atlanta, died June 9, 2015. Graveside services were held at 11 a.m. June 15, at Westview Cemetery, Atlanta. Hillside Memorial Chapel, Cl...
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Rev. Paul A. Wright
Rev. Paul A. Wright, 65, of Mt. Airy, died June 15, 2015. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced soon. McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home, Cornelia.
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J. Willard Wall
Funeral services for J. Willard Wall, 86, of the Batesville Community were held at 3 p.m. Monday, June 15, at Providence Baptist Church with the Rev. Terry Rice and the Rev. Scott Doster officiatin...
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Richard Larry ‘Rick’ Jones Sr.
Funeral services for Richard Larry “Rick” Jones Sr., 54, of Demorest, are scheduled for 11 a.m. Thursday, June 18, at Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel, with the Rev. Phillip Yarber officiating....
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