September 03, 2014
Obituaries

Myrtle Hogsed Stroud
Myrtle Hogsed Stroud, 73, of Cornelia, died Aug. 2, 2014, at her residence following a heroic battle with cancer. At Myrtle’s request, there will be no formal service at this time. Born Feb. 20, 19...
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James Walter ‘Jimmy’ Wikle
A memorial service for James Walter “Jimmy” Wikle, 77, was conducted at 11 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 7, at Providence Baptist Church, Clarkesville. Mr. Wikle died peacefully on Monday, Aug. 4, 2014, afte...
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Martha Hinson Caudell
A Celebration of Life service for Martha Hinson Caudell, 76, of Baldwin, is scheduled for 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 9, at the chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home with Pastor Mike Franklin...
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LeRoy Maness
LeRoy Maness, 84, of Lula, died July 31, 2014. Funeral services were conducted at 11 a.m., Aug. 4, at the chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home, Cornelia.
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James Lawton Erwin
Funeral services for James Lawton Erwin, 84, of Cornelia, were conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 5, at Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel, Demorest, with the Rev. Roy Lee Mitchell and the Rev. Le...
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Edward L. ‘Ricky’ King Sr.
A Celebration of Life service for Edward L. “Ricky” King Sr., 82, of Cornelia, is scheduled for 11 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 7, at Shady Grove Missionary Baptist Church with Bishop Ernest Burns and Dr. A...
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Dorothy Martin
Dorothy Martin, 77, of Demorest, died Aug. 1, 2014. Funeral services were conducted at 3 p.m., Aug. 4, at the chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home, Cornelia.
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Christopher Ganin Page McDaniel
Christopher Ganin Page McDaniel, infant, of Commerce, died Aug. 2, 2014. Funeral services were conducted at 2 p.m., Aug. 5, at the chapel of Barrett Funeral Home, Cleveland.
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Dorothy Taylor
A memorial service for Dorothy Lee Taylor, 90, of Clarkesville, will be scheduled at a later date. Mrs. Taylor died Saturday, July 26, 2014, at Habersham Medical Center. Born May 23, 1924, in Godfr...
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Eli Simmons
Funeral services for Eli Simmons, 21, of Baldwin, are scheduled for 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 2, at Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, Baldwin, with the Rev. Billy Burrell officiating. Burial will f...
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Allen Stephen Dean Sr.
Funeral services for Allen Stephen Dean Sr., 72, of Clarkesville, are scheduled for 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 2, at Providence Baptist Church with the Rev. Scott Doster officiating. Burial will follow...
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Helen Poston Scott
Funeral services for Helen Poston Scott, 73, of Cornelia, are scheduled for 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 2, at Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel, Demorest, with the Rev. Trent Smith officiating. Buria...
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Cynthia Ann Gibson
Cynthia Ann Gibson, 47, of Alto, died July 24, 2014. Memorial services were conducted at noon, July 26, at Riverbend Baptist Church, Gainesville. McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home and Habersha...
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Lori Renee Knowles
Funeral services for Lori Renee Knowles, 37, of Hampton, were conducted Monday, July 28, in the chapel of Conner-Westbury Funeral Home, Griffin, with the Rev. William E. Parish officiating. Mrs. Kn...
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Earl R. Lovell
Funeral services for Earl R. Lovell, 81, of Clarkesville, are scheduled for 11 a.m. Thursday, July 31, at the chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home with Pastor Donnie Balenger and Pastor...
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Grover Charles Roper
Funeral services for Grover Charles Roper, 86, of Clarkesville were scheduled for 11 a.m. Tuesday, July 29, at Providence Baptist Church in Batesville with the Rev. Tommy Lawhorn and the Rev. Scott...
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Patricia Gail Alexander Brown
A celebration of life service for Patricia Gail Alexander Brown, 65, of Toccoa, formerly of Cleveland, was scheduled for 11 a.m. Tuesday, July 29, in the chapel of Alexander Funeral Home, Cleveland...
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Barbara J. Morris
Barbara J. Morris went to be with the Lord July 27, 2014. Visit the online tribute at quinn-shalz.com. Arrangements by Quinn-Shalz Family Funeral Home, Jacksonville Beach, Fla.
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Catherine Gosnell Bingham
Funeral services for Catherine Gosnell Bingham, 71, of Demorest, are scheduled for 3 p.m. Saturday, July 26, at the chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home with the Rev. Billy Burrell and ...
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Hayward Bryson
Funeral services for Hayward Bryson, 84, of Amy’s Creek Community, Clarkesville, are scheduled for 2 p.m.today, July 25, at Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, Baldwin, with the Rev. Danny Jarrar...
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James ‘Jim’ Brown
Funeral services for James “Jim” Brown, 81, of Clarkesville, beloved husband of Maryln Brown, were conducted at 11 a.m. Tuesday, July 22, at Bethlehem Baptist Church. He was laid to rest in the chu...
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Ethel York Abernathy
Funeral services for Ethel York Abernathy, 90, of Clarkesville, are scheduled for 2 p.m. Thursday, July 24, at Hillside Memorial Chapel with the Rev. Dave Fortner and the Rev. Jerry Vandiver offici...
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Fermon Loudermilk
Funeral services for Fermon Loudermilk, 66, of Mt. Airy, are scheduled for 1 p.m. today, July 23, at the chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home with the Rev. William Baker and the Rev. Al...
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Brian Edward Cannon
A private memorial service for Brian Edward Cannon, 56, of Alto, will be scheduled at a later date. Mr. Cannon died at his residence Sunday, July 20, 2014. He was preceded in death by his parents, ...
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Thomas Newton Lumsden Jr.
A memorial service for Thomas Newton Lumsden Jr., 59, of Nacoochee, was conducted at 3 p.m. Tuesday, July 22, at Clarkesville Presbyterian Church, Clarkesville, with a reception to follow. Mr. Lums...
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Mary Shirley Stephens
Funeral services for Mary Shirley Stephens, 88, of Cornelia, were conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday, July 19, at the chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home with the Rev. James Lyons, Dr. Bill...
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Jerry Lee Franklin
Memorial services for Jerry Lee Franklin, 60, of Baldwin, were conducted at 4 p.m. Saturday, July 19, at Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, Baldwin, with Dr. Rick Quarles officiating. Mr. Frankl...
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Keary Maurice Nicely
Keary Maurice Nicely, 39 of Gainesville and formerly of Cornelia, died July 19, 2014. A celebration of Keary’s life was conducted at 2 p.m., July 24, at the chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Fune...
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Everene Glaze Tomlin
Funeral services for Everene Glaze Tomlin, 90, of Mt. Airy, were conducted at 2 p.m. Monday, July 21, at Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel, Demorest, with the Rev. Terry Benfield, the Rev. Ron G...
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Mary Shirley Stephens
Mary Shirley Stephens, 88, of Cornelia, died July 16, 2014. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced soon. McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home, Cornelia.
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Margaret Virginia Poole Pruitt
Funeral services for Margaret Virginia Poole Pruitt, 94, of Homer, are scheduled for 2 p.m. today, July 16, at the chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home with Elder Paul Bryson, the Rev. ...
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Virginia W. Turpin
Virginia W. Turpin, 80, of Lula, died Friday, July 11, 2014. Funeral services were conducted at 1 p.m., July 15, at the chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home, Cornelia.
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Jesse Sieck
Jesse Sieck, 72, of Clarkesville, died July 12, 2014. A private memorial service will be held at a later date. McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home, Cornelia.
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Lucilla Brown Bell
Lucilla Brown Bell, 95, of Homer, died July 13, 2014. Funeral services are scheduled for 11 a.m., July 18, at Tates Creek Baptist Church. Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, Baldwin.
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Judy Dotson Moore
Funeral services for Judy Dotson Moore, 61, of Alto, were conducted at 2 p.m. Monday, July 14, at Lakemont Baptist Church with Chaplain Cynseria Jenkins officiating. Burial followed in Wiley Cemete...
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Betty Jean McConnell Underwood
Funeral services for Betty Jean McConnell Underwood, 80, of Mt. Airy, were conducted at 3 p.m. Sunday, July 13, at New Hope Baptist Church with the Rev. Chris York, the Rev. Johnny Loudermilk and t...
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Rodney Rodrigues Howard
Funeral services for Rodney Rodrigues Howard, 38, of Cornelia, were conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday, July 13, at Shady Grove Baptist Church with Bishop Ernest Burns officiating. Burial followed in Level...
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Solon Douglas ‘Doug’ Scruggs Jr.
Graveside memorial services for Solon Douglas “Doug” Scruggs Jr., 62, of Cornelia, are scheduled for 10 a.m. today, July 16, at Macedonia Baptist Church Cemetery in Hiawassee. Mr. Scruggs died Satu...
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Douglas E. Dennis
Funeral services for Douglas E. Dennis, 67, of Plant City, Fla., were conducted at 11 a.m. Monday, May 19, at Wells Memorial. Burial took place in Shiloh Cemetery. Mr. Dennis died from lung cancer ...
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Rodney Howard
Rodney Howard, 38, of Cornelia, died July 9, 2014. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home, Cornelia.
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