September 20, 2014
Obituaries

William Henry Land Jr.
William Henry Land Jr., 69, of Cornelia, died Jan. 19, 2014. Memorial services were held at 3 p.m., Jan. 23, at River Point Community Church. McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home, Cornelia.
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Robert L. Farmer
Funeral services for Robert L. Farmer, 75, of Cornelia, are scheduled for 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 25, at Old Nacoochee Missionary Baptist Church with the Rev. Kenneth Pilcher, the Rev. Bill Trotter a...
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Francisco Sanchez
Funeral services for Francisco Sanchez, infant, are scheduled for 1 p.m. today, Jan. 24, at St. Mark Catholic Church with Father José Luis Hernandez-Ayala officiating. Burial will follow in Yonah M...
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Milda Kranats
A memorial service for Milda Kranats, 94, will be held at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 26, at Grace Baptist Church, Cornelia. All friends and family are invited. Mrs. Kranats died Dec. 22, 2013. The Nort...
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William Henry Land Jr.
William Henry Land Jr., 69, of Cornelia, died Jan. 19, 2014. No formal services are planned at this time. McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home, Cornelia.
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Johnny R. O’Kelley
Johnny R. O’Kelley, 84, of Toccoa, died Jan. 11, 2014. No formal services will be held. Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, Baldwin.
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Reece D. Greer
Reece D. Greer, 76, of Toccoa, died Jan. 19, 2014. No formal services are planned at this time. McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home, Cornelia.
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Dollie Saxon Duncan
Dollie Saxon Duncan, 97, of Alto, died Jan. 20, 2014. Funeral services are scheduled for 2 p.m., Jan. 23, at the chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home, Cornelia.
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Jane Reeves Grant
Jane Reeves Grant died peacefully at home Sunday, Jan. 12, 2014, under the constant care of her husband, Jack H. Grant. Originally from Clarkesville, Jane was the daughter of James Randolph and Gra...
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Dr. Jodie Lee Burton
Funeral services for Dr. Jodie Lee Burton, 71, of Cornelia, were held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 18, at First Baptist Church of Cornelia with Dr. Eric Spivey and the Rev. Steve Doran officiating. Bur...
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Dr. Thomas N. Lumsden
A memorial service for Dr. Thomas N. Lumsden, 88, of Nacoochee, was held at 11 a.m. Monday, Jan. 20, at First Presbyterian Church of Clarkesville. A reception followed in the church fellowship hall...
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Larry Michael Hill
Funeral services for Larry Michael Hill, educator, 64, of Demorest, were held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 21, at Clarkesville Baptist Church with the Rev. Grady Walden and the Rev. David Turner officia...
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Ruben Odar Reems
Memorial services for Ruben O. Reems, 61, of Jackson, will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 18, at the Promise Land Church, Gainesville. Pastor Aubrey Kerby will officiate. Mr. Reems died Sunday, J...
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Camille Smart Ryals
Funeral services for Camille Smart Ryals, 56, of Demorest, are scheduled for 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 18, at Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel, Demorest, with the Rev. Larry Free and the Rev. Tim ...
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Betty Lynn McCollum
Betty Lynn McCollum, 66, of Gainesville, died Jan. 12, 2014. No formal services are planned at this time. Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, Baldwin.
Jan 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 75 75 recommendations | email to a friend
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Chico Rudy Ledford
Chico Rudy Ledford, 58, of Cleveland, died Jan. 9, 2014. Memorial services were held at 2 p.m., Jan. 13, in the chapel of Barrett Funeral Home, Cleveland.
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Elizabeth Funk
Funeral services for Elizabeth Funk, 94, were held at 3:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 3, at New Liberty Baptist Church in Travelers Rest, S.C. Burial followed in the church cemetery. Miss Funk died Tuesday,...
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Godfrey M. Funk
Funeral services for Godfrey M. Funk, 87, of Clermont, were held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 12, at Concord Baptist Church, with burial following at Concord Church cemetery. Mr. Funk died Wednesday, Jan...
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Homer W. Holcomb
Funeral services for Homer W. Holcomb, 80, of Mt. Airy, were held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 11, at Hazel Creek Baptist Church with the Rev. Billy Burrell officiating. Burial followed in the church ...
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Ethel Grant Payne
Funeral services for Ethel Grant Payne, 87, of Winder, and formerly of Lilburn, were held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 14, at Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, Baldwin, with the Rev. Don Grant offi...
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Alma Harrison Browning
Funeral services for Alma Harrison Browning, also known as “Mrs. Woody,” 90, of Demorest, were held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 14, at Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel, Demorest, with Dr. Tom Mewbo...
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Ruth Snyder Bramlett
Graveside services for Ruth Snyder Bramlett, 88, of Cornelia, are scheduled for 3 p.m. today, Jan. 15, at Yonah Memorial Gardens, Demorest, with James T. Bramlett Jr. officiating. Mrs. Bramlett die...
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John M. Huggins
Funeral services for John M. Huggins, 71, of the Batesville Community, Clarkesville, will be held at 1 p.m. today, Jan. 15, at Providence Baptist Church with the Rev. Scott Dotson and Steve Huggins...
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Kerwin ‘Lawson’ Herrin
Funeral services for Kerwin “Lawson” Herrin, 32, of Clarkesville, are scheduled for 11 a.m. today, Jan. 15, at Stonepile Baptist Church, Clarkesville, with the Rev. Connie Berry officiating. All fa...
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Milda K. Kranats
A memorial service for Milda K. Kranats, 94, of Polson, Mont., formerly of Demorest, will be held at a later date for her Georgia family and friends. An announcement will be made when arrangements ...
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Patty Olivia Bennett
No formal services are planned at this time for Patty Olivia Bennett, 57, of Demorest. Ms. Bennett died Friday, Jan. 10, 2014, at Habersham Medical Center. Born May 7, 1956, she was the daughter of...
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Beatrice Lena Roberts Mangum Brookshire
Funeral services for Beatrice Lena Roberts Mangum Brookshire, 88, of Clarkesville, were held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 9, at Hillside Memorial Chapel with the Rev. Grady Walden officiating. Burial ...
Jan 10, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 68 68 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ethel Davis Meaders
Funeral services for Ethel Davis Meaders, 76, of Cornelia, are scheduled for 2 p.m. today, Jan. 10, at Pleasant Hill Baptist Church with the Rev. Greg Purcell and the Rev. Gerald Adamson officiatin...
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James ‘Jim’ Giesler
A memorial service for James “Jim” Giesler, 57, of LaGrange, will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 11, at First Baptist Church on the Square, with Dr. Jody Alderman, Dr. Paul Baxter, the Rev. Wiley...
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Kayrn Kay Wilson Bates
A memorial service for Kayrn Kay Wilson Bates, 57, of Demorest, will be held at a later date. Mrs. Bates died Monday, Jan. 6, 2014, at Habersham Medical Center. Born Aug. 20, 1956, in Alma, Mich., ...
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Gary Howe
Gary Howe, 58, of Demorest, died Jan. 3, 2014. A memorial service is planned for 6 p.m. today, Jan. 8, at Barrett Funeral Home, Cleveland. Visitation begins at 4 p.m.
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Steven Ray Fattig Sr.
Steven Ray Fattig Sr., 60, of Gillsville, died Jan. 4, 2014. Funeral services are scheduled for 3 p.m., Jan. 9, at Silver Shoals Baptist Church. Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, Baldwin.
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Ruth Elizabeth Blacker Thompson
Memorial services for Ruth Elizabeth Blacker Thompson, 87, of Clarkesville, were held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 7, at St. Mark Catholic Church, with Father Jose Luis Hernandez-Ayala officiating. A p...
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Earl Gilstrap
Funeral services for Earl Gilstrap, 89, of Cumming, will be held at 11 a.m. today, Jan. 8, at the chapel of McDonald and Son Funeral Home with the Rev. Travis Bridgeman, the Rev. Dennis Bottoms and...
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Albert Wesley Gary
Funeral services for Albert Wesley Gary, 82, of Cornelia, are scheduled for 3 p.m. today, Jan. 8, at Mt. Carmel Baptist Church with the Rev. Kenneth McEntire and the Rev. Russ Barker officiating. B...
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Deborah ‘Debbie’ O’Quinn
Funeral services for Deborah “Debbie” Faith O’Quinn, 62, of Cleveland, are scheduled for 12:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 9, in the chapel of Alexander Funeral Home with the Rev. Jeff Lovell officiating. ...
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Henry Luther Stonecypher
A Celebration of Life service for Henry Luther Stonecypher, 85, of Clarkesville, is scheduled for 3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 11, at Hills Crossing Baptist Church Activities Center with the Rev. Walter S...
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Ven Somphone Symongkhonh
Ven Somphone Symongkhonh, 55, of Baldwin, died Dec. 27, 2013. Funeral services are scheduled for 1 p.m., Feb. 1, at Wat Lao Temple with The Monks officiating. Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, ...
Jan 03, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 83 83 recommendations | email to a friend
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Vera B. Steele
Vera B. Steele, 90, of Baldwin, died Dec. 29, 2013. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m., Dec. 31, 2013, at Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, Baldwin.
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Thomas Gordon Nester
Thomas Gordon Nester, 82, of Cornelia, formerly of Hampton, Va., died Dec. 30, 2013. No formal services will be held. Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, Baldwin.
Jan 03, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 76 76 recommendations | email to a friend
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