July 22, 2014
Obituaries

Charlie Mae Mattox Banks
Memorial services for Charlie Mae Mattox Banks, 72, of Cornelia, are scheduled for 11 a.m. today, Oct. 24, in the chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home with the Rev. Tracy Curry officiat...
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Rev. Curtis Woods
Funeral services for the Rev. Curtis Woods, 82, of Clarkesville, are scheduled for 11 a.m. Friday, Oct. 26, at Bethesda Fellowship Church with the Rev. John Graham, the Rev. Ronald Hooper, the Rev....
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Evelyn Mary Lomax Chastain
Evelyn Mary Lomax Chastain, 89, of Holiday, Fla., formerly of the Habersham area, died Oct. 10, 2012. Funeral services are scheduled for 1 p.m., Oct. 20, at the chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart ...
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Angela Marie Martin Deming
Heaven welcomes a new Angel. Angela (Angie) Marie Martin Deming, 50, of Lula, passed over Saturday, Oct. 13, 2012, after an extended illness. Celebration of Life service will be held at 1 p.m. Satu...
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William Dewey ‘Willie’ Hallford
A memorial service for William Dewey “Willie” Hallford, 85, of Clarkesville, is scheduled for 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 20, at the chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home. Burial will follo...
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Lillie Ruth Dodd Tumlin
Funeral services for Lillie Ruth Dodd Tumlin, 68, of Alto, are scheduled for 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 20, at the chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home with the Rev. Johnny Barrett and the ...
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William George ‘Bill’ Carney Jr.
William George “Bill” Carney Jr., 75, of Demorest and formerly of Gainesville, died Oct. 12, 2012. Memorial services were held at 3 p.m., Oct. 14, at Lula Assembly of Praise. McGahee-Griffin & Stew...
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Edward Brady
Edward Brady, 57, of Baldwin, died Oct. 13, 2012. Graveside services were held at 5 p.m., Oct. 16, at Damascus Baptist Church Cemetery. Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, Baldwin.
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Evelyn Mary Lomax Chastain
Evelyn Mary Lomax Chastain, 89, of Holiday, Fla., formerly of the Habersham area, died Oct. 10, 2012. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced soon. McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funer...
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William Dewey Hallford
William Dewey Hallford, 85, of Clarkesville, died Oct. 16, 2012. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced soon. McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home, Cornelia.
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Angela Leigh Williams
Funeral services for Angela Leigh Williams, 54, of Demorest, were held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 13, in the chapel of Memorial Park Funeral Home. Mrs. Williams died Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2012, at Peacht...
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Vesta Charles Shirley
A visitation service for Vesta Charles Shirley, 91, was held from 2-4 p.m., Friday, Oct. 12, at Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, Baldwin. Ms. Shirley died Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2012. Born Aug. 25, ...
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Edith Marie Sellers Welch
Funeral services for Edith Marie Sellers Welch, 89, of Alto, were held at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 14, at Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel, Demorest, with the Rev. Glenn Parrish officiating. Buri...
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Kimberly Ann Davidson
Funeral services for Kimberly Ann Davidson, 31, of Cornelia, were held at 2 p.m. Monday, Oct. 15, at Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, Baldwin, with the Rev. Austin Kelley and Dr. Kevin Mangum ...
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Carolyn Rebecca Rogers Coalley
Funeral services for Carolyn Rebecca Rogers Coalley, 71, of Alto, were held at 3 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 16, at Alto Congregational Holiness Church with the Rev. Tim Beasley and the Rev. Bill Trotter of...
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David Franklin Cantrell
Funeral services for David Franklin Cantrell, 55, of Mt. Airy, are scheduled for 11 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 18, at Hazel Creek Baptist Church with the Rev. Billy Burrell and the Rev. Trent Smith offici...
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Benny Frank Woodall
Funeral services for Benny Frank Woodall, 65, of Alto, were held at 2 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 11, in the chapel of Memorial Park Funeral Home with burial following in Memorial Park Cemetery. The Rev. K...
Oct 11, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Wiley Smith
Funeral services for Wiley Smith, 90, of Demorest, were held at 2 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 11, at Demorest Baptist Church with Dr. Tom Mewborn officiating. Burial followed in Yonah Memorial Gardens with...
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James Hamilton Peak
A memorial service for James Hamilton Peak, 75, of Clarkesville, will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 13, at First Presbyterian Church of Clarkesville with the Rev. Lisa Graves officiating. Mr. P...
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Gladys Southerland Hallford
A Celebration of Life service for Gladys Southerland Hallford, 88, of Demorest, will be held from 2-4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 13, in Stewart Auditorium at Piedmont College in Demorest. All family and f...
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Barbra Aneita Graham
Heaven welcomed a new angel, Barbra Aneita Graham, 70, of Cleveland, when she died Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2012, at home with her loving husband of 49 years, Ron Graham, by her side. Funeral services were...
Oct 09, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Brian Joe ‘Stick’ Bearden
Brian Joe “Stick” Bearden, 44, of Clarkesville, died Oct. 4, 2012. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m., Oct. 7, at the chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home, Cornelia.
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Rev. Edward Newton Cundiff
A memorial mass for the Rev. Edward Newton Cundiff, 61, of Alto, was held at 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 7, at Church of the Resurrection, Sautee, where he served. Interment of ashes was in the church’s co...
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Alisa Dolores Aycock Thomas
Funeral services for Alisa Dolores Aycock Thomas, 42, of Alto, were held at 2 p.m. Monday, Oct. 8, at Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, Baldwin, with the Rev. Raymond Payne officiating. Burial ...
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Anna Mae St. Peter
A funeral mass for Anna Mae St. Peter, 83, of Clarkesville, was held at 11 a.m., Monday, Oct. 8, at St. Marguerite d’Youville Catholic Church with Father James Harrison officiating. Entombment foll...
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Ada Franklin Palmer
Funeral services for Ada Franklin Palmer, 88, of Clarkesville, are scheduled for 11 a.m. today, Oct. 10, at Habersham Baptist Church with the Rev. Johnny Thomas and the Rev. Jerry Buschmann officia...
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Corbett Jarrett ‘Stub’ Church
Funeral services for Corbett Jarrett “Stub” Church, 90, of Tiger, formerly of Clarkesville, are scheduled for 2 p.m. today, Oct. 10, at the chapel of Hunter Funeral Home with the Rev. Jim Carver an...
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Robert Eugene ‘Gene’ Goss
Funeral services for Robert Eugene “Gene” Goss, 61, of Clarkesville, are scheduled for 2 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 11, at the Chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home with the Rev. Austin Kelly a...
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Allen Kenneth Mann
A memorial mass for Allen Kenneth Mann, 72, of Mt. Airy, will be held at 6:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 12, at St. Mark Catholic Church with Father Thad Rudd officiating. Mr. Mann died Oct. 6, 2012, at his...
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Dr. H. Alan Perry
A memorial service for Dr. H. Alan Perry, 71, of Homewood, Ala., is scheduled for 5 p.m. Friday, Oct. 12, with visitation following at Ridout’s Valley Chapel in Homewood, Ala. Dr. Perry died Saturd...
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Luna Ivie Long
Funeral services for Luna Ivie Long, 88, will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 13, at Peachtree Presbyterian Church with Steve Huntley officiating. There will be a small reception following the se...
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James Hamilton Peak
A memorial service for James Hamilton Peak, 75, of Clarkesville, will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 13, at First Presbyterian Church of Clarkesville with the Rev. Lisa Graves officiating. Mr. P...
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Jeffrey Terrell Grant
Celebration of Life services for Jeffrey Terrell Grant, 69, of Clarkesville, will be held at a later date. Private graveside services will be held at Providence Baptist Church Cemetery. The family ...
Oct 04, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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D. Corey Sisk
A service celebrating the life of Dudley Corey Sisk, 47, of Cornelia, is planned for early November in the Clarkesville area. Mr. Sisk died Sept. 27, 2012, at his home. His mother, Lynn Stiles Sisk...
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Lee Martin
Funeral services for Lee Martin, 74, of Clarkesville, are scheduled for 11 a.m. today, Oct. 5, at Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel, Demorest, with the Rev. Tommy Childress officiating. Burial w...
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Bounkong Kongkeo
Funeral services for Bounkong Kongkeo, 78, of Cornelia, will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 6 at Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, Baldwin, with Monks from the Wat Lao Buddha Sattha Dham Temp...
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Timothy Cecil Browning
Timothy Cecil Browning, 57, of Clayton, died Sept. 25, 2012. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m., Sept. 30. Beck Funeral Home, Clayton.
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Carol Keller Pass Swafford
Carol Keller Pass Swafford, 70, of Gainesville, died Sept. 28, 2012. Graveside services are scheduled for 11 a.m., Oct. 6, in Memorial Park Cemetery. Memorial Park Funeral Home, Gainesville.
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Elmer Harold Kuhlers
Elmer Harold Kuhlers, 91, of Clarkesville died Sept. 27, 2012, at Habersham Home East nursing home. Mr. Kuhlers was born and raised in Iowa and was a successful farmer there for more than 35 years....
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Corine Edith Armour Hunnicutt
Graveside services for Corine Edith Armour Hunnicutt, 79, of Toccoa, were held at 3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 30, at Demorest City Cemetery with the Rev. Billy Burrell officiating. Mrs. Hunnicutt died Wed...
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