August 29, 2014
Obituaries

Frank N. Dixon
Funeral services for Frank N. Dixon, 81, of Clarkesville, are scheduled for 1 p.m. today, Nov. 21, at the chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home with the Rev. Robin Martin officiating. Bu...
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Myra Lee Lockee Bush
Graveside services for Myra Lee Lockee Bush, 91, of Warrenton, and formerly of Thomson and Clarkesville, will be held at 1 p.m. today, Nov. 21, 2012, at Yonah Memorial Gardens with Pastor Don Sampl...
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Ernest Luther Powell
Funeral services for Ernest Luther Powell, 90, of Lula, are scheduled for 3 p.m. today, Nov. 21, at the chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home with the Rev. Donnie Wilkes officiating. Bur...
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Margaret Emily VanHorn
Margaret Emily VanHorn, 72, of Cleveland died Nov. 14, 2012. Funeral services are scheduled for 11 a.m. today, Nov. 16, at Zion Interdenominational Church. Barrett Funeral Home, Cleveland.
Nov 15, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Loy N. Palmer
Loy N. Palmer, 81, of Cleveland, died Nov. 13, 2012. Funeral services are scheduled for 2 p.m. today, Nov. 16, at New Bridge Baptist Church, Cleveland. Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, Baldwin.
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Tommie Thomas
Tommie Thomas, 94, of Cleveland, died Nov. 14, 2012. Arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced by Barrett Funeral Home, Cleveland.
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Rev. Virlyn Kinsey
The Rev. Virlyn Kinsey, 87, of Mt. Airy, died Nov. 9, 2012. Funeral services were held at 4:30 p.m., Nov. 11, at Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, Baldwin.
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Meredith ‘Merry’ Wiggins
Meredith “Merry” Wiggins, 46, of Alto, died Nov. 8, 2012. A memorial service was held at 5 p.m., Nov. 12, at the chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home, Cornelia.
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Viola Humphrys
Viola Humphrys, 86, of Cleveland, died Nov. 12, 2012. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Barrett Funeral Home of Cleveland.
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Carl W. Lathan
Funeral services for Carl W. Lathan, 80, of Cornelia, were held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 11, at Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, Baldwin, with the Rev. Brian James and Clyde Ivester officiating....
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Mary Willow Chambers Hood
Funeral services for Mary Willow Chambers Hood, 94, of Demorest, were held at 2 p.m. Monday, Nov. 12, at the chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home with the Rev. Verner London, the Rev. C...
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Bernice ‘Bea’ Anderson Caudell
Funeral services for Bernice “Bea” Anderson Caudell, 85, of Cornelia, were held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 13, at Cornelia First Presbyterian Church with the Rev. Blaine Walker officiating. Burial fol...
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Mildred ‘Mickey’ Butts
Funeral services for Mildred “Mickey” Butts, 84, of Clarkesville, will be held at 2 p.m. today, Nov. 14, at Clemons Chapel United Methodist Church, state Route 52, Lula, with the Rev. Jerry Cameron...
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Patricia Lois Stanton
Patricia Lois Stanton, 71, of Demorest, died Nov. 2, 2012. Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 10, at Paola Wesleyan Church, Sanford, Fla. Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel,...
Nov 09, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cyndy ‘Coondie’ Grove
A memorial service for Cyndy “Coondie” Grove, 46, of Pittsburgh, Pa., was held at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 6, at the Cornelia Community House. Mrs. Grove died Sunday, Oct. 28, 2012, in Pittsburgh, Pa. ...
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Keith Wayne Blackwell
Keith Wayne Blackwell, 38, of Cleveland, died Nov. 3, 2012. Memorial services are scheduled for noon, Nov. 10, at Hazel Creek Baptist Church. Barrett Funeral Home, Cleveland.
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Charlie ‘Jerry’ Adams
A memorial service for Charlie “Jerry” Adams, 54, of Myrtle Beach, S.C., and formerly of Demorest, is scheduled for 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 10, at the chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home...
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Beatrice Norton Simmons
Beatrice Norton Simmons, 87, of Alto, died Nov. 5, 2012. Funeral services are scheduled for 2 p.m. today, Nov. 7, at Union Hill Missionary Baptist Church. Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, Bald...
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Anderson John ‘Andy’ Watkins
Anderson John “Andy” Watkins, 74, of Alto, died Nov. 5, 2012. Funeral services are scheduled for 11 a.m. today, Nov. 7, at Grace Baptist Church. McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home, Cornelia.
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Charles E. Lundy Sr.
GRAY – Charles E. Lundy Sr., 68, died Nov. 4, 2012. Services will be held at 2 p.m. today, Nov. 7, at Mt. Zion Baptist Church, Danville. Reece Funeral Home, Jeffersonville.
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Jerry Adams
Jerry Adams, 54, of Myrtle Beach, S.C., formerly of the Habersham area, died Nov. 4, 2012. Memorial services are scheduled for 3 p.m., Nov. 10, at the chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Ho...
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S.T. Goss Sr.
Funeral services for S.T. Goss Sr., 84, of Clarkesville, were held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 3, at Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel, Demorest, with the Rev. Connie Berry and the Rev. Paris Whit...
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Paul J. Allen
Funeral services for Paul J. Allen, 84, of Demorest, were held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 3, 2012, at the chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home. Burial followed in Amy’s Creek Baptist Chur...
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James Marvin Moore
Funeral services for James Marvin Moore, 89, of Mt. Airy, were held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 4, at Hazel Creek Baptist Church with the Rev. Billy Burrell, the Rev. Hal Cason and the Rev. John Mark Ca...
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Vickie Simmons
Funeral services for Vickie Simmons, 39, of Cornelia, were held at 2 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 6, at Bethesda Fellowship Congregational Holiness Church with the Rev. John Graham and the Rev. Johnny Johns...
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Eddie Price
A celebration of life for Eddie Price, 52, of Demorest, was held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 6, at The Torch Worship Center with Pastor Mike Franklin and Dale Underwood officiating. Burial followed in ...
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S.T. Goss Sr.
Funeral services for S.T. Goss, 84 of Clarkesville will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, Nov. 3 at Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel, Demorest, with Rev. Connie Berry and Rev. Paris Whitworth offic...
Nov 02, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Arnold Lee Franklin
Funeral services for Arnold Lee Franklin, 71 of Mt. Airy, will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, Nov. 2 at the Chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart with Rev. Austin Kelley officiating. Interment will follow...
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Aaron C. ‘Bud’ Bryson
Funeral services for Aaron C. ‘Bud’ Bryson, 88, of Demorest will be held at 2 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 3 at Level Grove Baptist Church with Rev. Brian James and Rev. Terry Rice officiating. Interment w...
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Janet Blair Brown
A memorial service for Janet Blair Brown, 53, of Dahlonega, will be held Sunday, Nov. 4 at 3 p.m. at the Dahlonega Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Robert Prim officiating. Mrs. Brown passed away on...
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Denis Gauthier
Memorial services for Denis Gauthier, 72, of Demorest, will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, Nov. 12, at Grace Calvary Episcopal Church with Rev. Dena Bearl officiating. Mr. Gauthier died Tuesday, Oct. 3...
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Phyllis G. Rogers
Phyllis G. Rogers, 60, of Cornelia, died Oct. 27, 2012, at her residence following an extended illness. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Barrett Funeral Home, Cleveland.
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Winnie Jones Cheek
Graveside services for Winnie Jones Cheek, 90, of Clarkesville, were held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 28, at Bethlehem Baptist Church Cemetery with the Rev. Tommy Stowe officiating. Mrs. Cheek died Oct....
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Carroll Edward Carver
A memorial service for Carroll Edward Carver, 78, of Demorest, will be held at a later date. Mr. Carver died Monday, Oct. 29, 2012, following an extended illness. Born Oct. 17, 1934, in Oconee Coun...
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Helen Gragg Barrs
Memorial services for Helen Gragg Barrs, 80, of Clarkesville, are scheduled for 11 a.m., today, Oct. 31, at Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel, Demorest, with the Rev. Bill Free, the Rev. Paris W...
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Syble D. Burns
Funeral services for Syble D. Burns, 71, of Alto, are scheduled for 11 a.m. today, Oct. 31, at the chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home with the Rev. John DuBois and the Rev. Steve Ford...
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Anita Sams Holton
Graveside services for Anita Sams Holton, 79, of Athens, widow of the late Robert Fulmer Holton, were held at 1 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 25, at Oconee Hill Cemetery. Mrs. Holton died Oct. 21, 2012. Born...
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Donald Galloway
Funeral services for Harlard Donald Galloway, 73, of Clarkesville, were held at 2 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 25, at Shirley Grove Baptist Church with the Rev. Dennis Ledford and the Rev. Bill Gravely offi...
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Mary Ruth Duckett Welborn
Graveside services for Mary Ruth Duckett Welborn, 96, of Cornelia, were held at 2 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 25, in Baldwin City Cemetery, with Dr. Eric Spivey and the Rev. David Turner officiating. Mrs. ...
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