October 21, 2014
Obituaries

Habersham Community Theatre stages debt-free moment
In front of a theater’s footlights, dreams can come true. Behind the footlights, a dream came true Aug. 23 for the Habersham Community Theatre. During its annual meeting Steve Grizzard ripped up th...
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Larry Vincent Seleska
A memorial service for Larry Vincent Seleska, 72, of Cornelia, is scheduled for 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 30, at B.C. Grant Baptist Church with Pastor Daniel Parker, the Rev. Doyal Conley, and the Rev...
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Ronald Brantley Ledford
Funeral services for Ronald Brantley Ledford, 70, of Clarkesville, are scheduled for 11 a.m. today, Aug. 27, at Stonepile Baptist Church, with the Rev. Connie Berry and Stan Wood officiating. Buria...
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Brenda Pittman Smith
Funeral services for Brenda Pittman Smith, 73, of Oakwood, were conducted at 2 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 26, at the chapel of Memorial Park South Funeral Home with the Rev. Sam Parson and the Rev. Gary W...
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Harvey J. Conger
Funeral services for Harvey J. Conger, 88, of Cornelia, were conducted at 4 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 26, at the chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home with Pastor Daniel Parker officiating. Bur...
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‘Joe Joe’ Smith
Joe “Joe Joe” Smith, 50, of Royston, formerly of Habersham County, died Aug. 21, 2014. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, Baldwin.
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Mary Hyres Knoll
Mary Hyres Knoll, 76, of Clermont, died Aug. 22, 2014. A memorial service is scheduled for 11 a.m., Sept. 6, at Concord Baptist Church in Clermont. McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home and Habers...
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Dorothy Long
Graveside memorial services for Dorothy Irvin Long, 87, of Cornelia, were conducted at 3 p.m. Monday, Aug. 25, at Yonah Memorial Gardens in Demorest with the Rev. Mickey Umbehant officiating. Mrs. ...
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Arthur Griffith Anderson
A service of death and resurrection for Arthur Griffith Anderson, 97, of Macon, is scheduled for 11 a.m. today, Aug. 22, at the chapel at Hart’s Mortuary, Cherry Street, with the Rev. Dianne Swecka...
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Anna Bell Dills Brown
Funeral services for Anna Bell Dills Brown of Leesburg, Fla., formerly of Hiawassee, are scheduled for 2 p.m. today, Aug. 22, at Mt. Zion Baptist Church in Towns County with the Rev. Anthony Dye of...
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Bill Dailey
Funeral services for Bill Dailey, 86, of Baldwin, are scheduled for 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 23, at the chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home with the Rev. Larry Free and Dr. Kenneth Frank...
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Dorothy ‘Dotty’ Fell Parsons
Memorial services for Dorothy “Dotty” Fell Parsons, 89, of Cornelia, are scheduled for 4 p.m. today, Aug. 22, at Demorest Federated Church, Demorest, with the Rev. Joyce Acree officiating. The fami...
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Andy Dodd
Funeral services for Andy Dodd, 43, of Clarkesville, were conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 17, at Hillside Memorial Chapel with the Rev. Paul Wright officiating. Burial followed the service in Hill...
Aug 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
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Frances Hollifield Bone Moody
Graveside services for Frances Hollifield Bone Moody, 95, of Cornelia, were conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 17, at Yonah Memorial Gardens with the Rev. Mitch Evans officiating. Mrs. Moody died Fri...
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Marion Lucille Card
A memorial service for Marion Lucille Card, 87, of Cornelia, will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 21, at the chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home, Cornelia. Mrs. Card died Sunday, Aug....
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Dorothy ‘Dotty’ Fell Parsons
Dorothy “Dotty” Fell Parsons, 89, of Cornelia, died Aug. 18, 2014. Memorial services are scheduled for 4 p.m. Aug. 22, at Demorest Federated Church, Demorest. The family will receive friends from 1...
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Tommy Coley Dodd
Tommy Coley Dodd, 70 of Alto, died Aug. 13, at his residence. Mr. Dodd’s wishes were to be cremated and a memorial service will be held at a later date. McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home, Corn...
Aug 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ronald Earl Weinman
Funeral services for Ronald Earl Weinman, 65, of Alto, will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 19, at the chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Level Grove Cemetery. ...
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Lt. Col. Alton C. Brock
Funeral services for Lt. Col. Alton Carr Brock (U.S. Air Force-retired), 83, of Cornelia, were 3 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 14, at Cornelia United Methodist Church, Cornelia, with the Rev. Richard Long of...
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Kenneth Melvin Grizzle
Funeral services for Kenneth Melvin Grizzle, 60, of Baldwin, were conducted at 2 p.m. Monday, Aug. 11, at Pleasant Hill Baptist Church with the Rev. Raymond Page and the Rev. Melvin Chandler offici...
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Robert Loy Ivester
A memorial service for Robert Loy Ivester of Clarkesville, is scheduled for 1-5 p.m., Aug. 17, at Woodmen of the World Lodge, 300 Hills Crossing Road, Clarkesville. Mr. Ivester died April 30, 2014....
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Sarah Mildred Elrod Hallford
Funeral services for Sarah Mildred Elrod Hallford, 86, of Demorest, were conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 9, at Hillside Memorial Chapel. Burial followed the service in Bethel Temple Congregatio...
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Christine Masters Johnson
Funeral services for Christine Masters Johnson, 68, of Alto, were conducted at 4 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 10, at Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, Baldwin, with the Rev. Terry Benfield officiating. Bu...
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Linda Carolyn Carpenter
Linda Carolyn Carpenter, 67, of Lula, died Aug. 10, 2014. Funeral services were conducted at 2 p.m., Aug. 12, at the chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home, Cornelia.
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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...
Aug 08, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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Keith Douglas Lakey
Funeral services for Keith Douglas Lakey, 62, of Demorest, are scheduled for 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 9, at Hillside Memorial Chapel with the Rev. Stacey Miller officiating. Burial will follow the ser...
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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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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...
Aug 06, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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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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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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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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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...
Aug 01, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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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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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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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...
Jul 30, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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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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