July 24, 2014
Obituaries

Johnny Lester Wheeler
A private graveside service for Johnny Lester Wheeler, 67, of Demorest, was conducted at the Wheeler Family Cemetery Wednesday, July 9, 2014. Mr. Wheeler died Wednesday, July 9, 2014, at his reside...
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David Edward ‘Ed’ Giddens
Funeral services for David Edward “Ed” Giddens, 74, of Demorest, are scheduled for 4:30 p.m. today, July 11, at Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel, Demorest, with the Rev. Charles Peugh and Jeff ...
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Kimberly Sue Coty
Funeral services for Kimberly Sue Coty, 45, of Alto, were conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday, July 10, at Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, Baldwin, with the Rev. Terry Rice officiating. Burial follo...
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Mary Magdelene Lewallen Brown
Funeral services for Mary Magdelene Lewallen Brown, 87, of Homer, are scheduled for 11 a.m. today, July 11, at Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, Baldwin, with Arthur Howard, minister, and the R...
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Harvey Jackson Adams
Funeral services for Harvey Jackson Adams, 86, of Clarkesville, are scheduled for 2 p.m. today, July 11, at Hillside Memorial Chapel with the Rev. Billy Burrell and Whit Ward officiating. Burial wi...
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Dayton Wiley
Dayton Wiley, 82, of Cornelia, died July 7, 2014. Funeral services are scheduled for 11 a.m., July 9, at Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, Baldwin.
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Mattie Jean Jamerson Armour
Mattie Jean Jamerson Armour, 67, of Alto, died July 3, 2014. Funeral services were at 2:30 p.m., July 6, at Antioch Holiness Church, Lula. McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home, Cornelia.
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Mary Bradford Drost
Funeral services for Mary Bradford Drost, 81, of Clarkesville, were conducted at 11 a.m. Monday, July 7, at Hillside Memorial Chapel, Clarkesville. Burial followed the service in Harvest Christian ...
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Winnie Glennon McCrackin
Funeral services for Winnie Glennon McCrackin, 88, of Mt. Airy, were conducted at 4 p.m. Saturday, July 5, at Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, Baldwin, with the Rev. Michael Justus and the Rev...
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Wake Leon Davidson
Funeral services for Wake Leon Davidson, 74, of Alto, were conducted at 3 p.m. Monday, July 7, at Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, Baldwin, with the Rev. Stacey Miller and the Rev. Terry Benfi...
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Marion Ansley Brown
Funeral services for Marion Ansley Brown, 72, of Demorest, were conducted at 3 p.m. Tuesday, July 8, at Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel, Demorest, with the Rev. Terry Rice and the Rev. Queon S...
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Rev. Jewell Dean Thomas Sr.
Funeral services for the Rev. Jewell Dean Thomas Sr., 78, of Lula, will be held at 4 p.m. Thursday, July 10, at the chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home with the Rev. Drewery Loggins an...
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Troy Burrell Ward
Funeral services for Troy Burrell Ward, 76, of Cornelia, are scheduled for 2 p.m. today, July 9, at Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel, Demorest, with the Rev. Keith Allison and Jason Blackburn o...
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Homer Eugene Cook
Funeral services for Homer Eugene Cook, 92, of Alto, are scheduled for 2 p.m. Thursday, July 10, at the chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home with the Rev. Chad Parker and the Rev. Johnn...
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Peter Stephen Loonam
Private memorial services for Peter Stephen Loonam, 81, of Demorest, will be held at a later date. Mr. Loonam died July 7, 2014, at his home with family by his side. He was born Jan. 29, 1933. Orig...
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George Melville Weems Jr.
A private family memorial service for George Melville Weems Jr., 53, of East Point, will be held at a later date. Mr. Weems died July 5, 2014, in the North Georgia Mountains that he dearly loved. B...
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Laura ‘Lee’ Martin
Laura “Lee” Martin, 77, of Toccoa, died July 2, 2014. Memorial services will be held at a later date in California. Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel, Demorest.
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James “Jamie” Carlton Jarrell III
James “Jamie” Carlton Jarrell III, 51, of Homer, died July 1, 2014. Funeral services are scheduled for 4 p.m., July 5, at the chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home, Cornelia.
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Robert Paul Parsons
Funeral services for Robert Paul Parsons, 80, of Simpsonville, S.C., formerly of Cleveland, are scheduled for 2 p.m. Tuesday, July 8, at Center Baptist Church with the Rev. Michael Wilkes officiati...
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Lorean J. Smalley
No formal services are planned at this time for Lorean J. Smalley, 93, of Demorest. Mrs. Smalley’s wishes were to be cremated. Mrs. Smalley died Thursday, July 3, 2014, at Habersham Home West follo...
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Beulah Mae Shook Shaw
Funeral services for Beulah Mae Shook Shaw, 72, of Lula, are scheduled for 1 p.m. Saturday, July 5, at Alto Baptist Church with the Rev. Raymond Payne and Pastor Mike Franklin officiating. Burial w...
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Ronnie Arvil Gosnell
Ronnie Arvil Gosnell, 76, of Dahlonega, formerly of Habersham County, died June 28, 2014. Private memorial services will be held at a later date. Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, Baldwin.
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Lottie Louise Hallmark Worthy
A service to celebrate the life of Lottie Louise Hallmark Worthy, 96, was conducted at 11 a.m. Monday, June 30, at First Baptist Church of Belmont, N.C., with the Rev. Robert Baker officiating. Bur...
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Theodore Edmund ‘Ted’ Bear
Theodore Edmund “Ted” Bear, 77, of Cornelia, died June 30, 2014. At Mr. Bear’s request, no formal services will be held. McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home, Cornelia.
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Sallie Margaret Gastley Douglas
No formal services are planned at this time for Sallie Margaret Gastley Douglas, 96, of Clarkesville, formerly of Lawrenceville. A private inurnment will be held at a later date. Mrs. Douglas died ...
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Joan McEntire
Funeral services for Joan McEntire, 82, of Demorest, are scheduled for 11 a.m. today, July 2, at Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, Baldwin, with the Rev. Paul Flynn officiating. Burial will fol...
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Gertrude Peagler Barrett
Graveside services for Gertrude Peagler Barrett, 97, of Clarkesville, were conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday, June 25, at Forest Lawn Cemetery in College Park. Mrs. Barrett died Saturday, June 21, 201...
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Betty Ann Brady Duckett
A celebration of life service for Betty Ann Brady Duckett, 69, of the Hollingsworth Community in Banks County, will be held at 11 a.m. today, June 27, at Hazel Creek Baptist Church with the Rev. Bi...
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John D. Ward
John D. Ward, 87, of Alto, died June 19, 2014. Funeral services were conducted at 2 p.m., June 21, Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, Baldwin.
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Benjamin Sanchez
Benjamin Sanchez, 35, of Cornelia, died June 22, 2014. Funeral services are scheduled for 2 p.m., June 28, at the residence of Hector Sanchez and Oralia Chavez, 211 Ivie St., Cornelia. Whitfield Fu...
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Mildred Free Gunn
Mildred Free Gunn, 92, of Demorest, died June 19, 2014. Graveside services were conducted at 11 a.m., June 21, at Demorest City Cemetery. McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home, Cornelia.
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Ruth Josephine Matheson Cook
Funeral services for Ruth Josephine Matheson Cook, 94, of Alto, were conducted at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, June 22, at the chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home with the Rev. Jan Devereaux and ...
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Mitchell Maney
Graveside services for Mitchell Maney, 39, of Demorest, were conducted at 2 p.m. Monday, June 23, at Yonah Memorial Gardens with the Rev. Terry Rice officiating. Mr. Maney died Saturday, June 21, 2...
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Larry Blackwell
Funeral services for Larry Marion Blackwell, 68, of Clarkesville, were conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday, June 22, at Old Nacoochee Baptist Church with the Rev. Thomas Gragg, the Rev. Bill Trotter and the...
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Mildred Free Gunn
Mildred Free Gunn, 92, of Demorest, died June 19, 2014. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced soon. McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home, Cornelia.
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Addie Lene Brock Segers
Funeral services for Addie Lene Brock Segers, 83, of Baldwin, are scheduled for 2 p.m. today, June 20, at the chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home with the Rev. Kenneth McEntire officia...
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Mary Felton Allen Roberts
Funeral services for Mary Felton Allen Roberts, 89, of Clarkesville, were held at 2 p.m. Thursday, June 19, at Hillside Memorial Chapel. Burial followed at Yonah Memorial Gardens. Mrs. Roberts died...
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Boyd M. Ramey
Funeral services for Boyd M. Ramey, 92, of Clarkesville, will be held at 11 a.m. today, June 20, at Hillside Memorial Chapel with the Rev. Bill Trotter officiating. Burial will follow in Harvest Ch...
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Evelyn Franklin Thomason
Funeral services for Evelyn Franklin Thomason, 80, of Mt. Airy, will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, June 21, at Antioch Baptist Church with the Rev. Kenneth Franklin and the Rev. Chris York officiatin...
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Rossie Janelle Helton
No formal services are planned at this time for Rossie Janelle Helton, 59, of Cleveland. Mrs. Helton died Thursday, May 29, 2014, following a sudden illness. Born April 18, 1955, in Franklin County...
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